I'm ironing out the details on a 6 string fretless build. I wanted the playability/feel of my Warwick 6 NT fretted w/o the weight issues so I'm thinking of going with an alder body (instead of bubinga) but staying with the 7 piece bubinga/wenge neck. In a 2 a.m. revelation this morning, I realized that if I take away the weight of the body while leaving the same neck on a 12 point something pound bass, this is going to cause some serious dive issues. A couple of questions - what other lighter woods should I consider for the neck, and, is there any reason to go multi piece on a neck rather than aesthetics? The multi piece Wick looks cool, but it really feels solid and plays well as well. Any thoughts as to what woods would stack well in a multi neck, give the needed stability for a 6, and provide lighter weight, or should I just go with one or 3 piece of. say. maple. for instance. Any input appreciated. Thanks!