Hi guys, I'm about to buy a Pbass and they have a really good sounding Mark Hoppus sig (mim) in a local store. I don't like the idea of owning a sig (and why oh why does it have to be mark hoppus ) but a good bass is a good bass and the price is also right. The only fault I see is the lack of a tone knob. It is no huge problem because I have a Boss GEB-7 eq to get a similar sound but there is some magic in a P with the tone dimed (resonant shizz and all that). My question is, how difficult is it to add a tone pot to a Mark Hoppus sig? It has a jazz body and P neck so I don't think it has a regular jazz pickguard and it also lacks a control plate. Could I just drill a hole in the pickguard and solder in a tonepot or is there more to it? NEXT QUESTION: How does a mark hoppus sig compare to a VM squire P (in your oppinion)? It would be nice to be done with a cheaper bass but I'm afraid I will kick myself later on when I find out the squire is not cutting it. btw. If you need more info: I play indie, rock, some jazz and I'm doing some sort of electro project (don't know if we're gonna use a bass but we might ). I prefere my sound warm thumping (low mids) without treble and I tend to use overdrive and other dirt from time to time.