Just went to a guitar shop this afternoon, and there was this old p-bass. I've never really liked Ps, but I've never played a vintage bass before. I pick it up, and it's REALLY heavy. I plug it in, and I couldn't believe my ears. It sounded amazing. All the P-basses I've ever played have had a really harsh, empty tone that works well for some music, but they're not really what I was looking for. But this bass was the sweetest sounding bass I've ever played. I ask about it, and it's a mid 70's fender, probably made in America, with a fender replacement neck, black with rosewood fingerboard and ashtrays. it's kinda beat up, but that really adds to its appeal for me. It's only $410 with case, too. GAHHH, I wish I had the money to blow on this!