I need a 6 string bass for a specific project. I need something "clear" sounding that doesn't choke on chords. Preference for some form of narrow (jazz bass style) pickups, but probably need active with the 6-strings? I think I've narrowed it down like this: Save some money and get one of those LTD spalted maple top 35" scale 6-strings. Played one in GC and it was pretty good. 6-string Corvette. Love my 4-string JJ corvette and it sounds exactly like what I need here, however I am a bit concerned about the weight. It's heavy enough as a 4-string. Also, not sure about the non-wenge necks. 6-string Bongo. I have a 4-string tangerine pearl HH that I don't quite like sound-wise, I think it lacks mass. Maybe flipping it to get a 6-string bongo kills two flies at once. Unfortunately I'd really like it in single H format and that is never available, not to mention I want the back of the neck not painted solid. On and I want Alnico pickups. Duh. Have Carvin make me a LB76. It's reasonably priced and would support kinda-local business but if it doesn't turn out the way I want I would be screwed because of the (lack of) resell value. LB76s available used are all ugly as sin in my eyes. Opinions? Would love to have a straight 6-string Jazz bass.