Hello all, This is my first in this forum as I am an electric player, but at my local music store last night they had one of these sitting around. http://www.deanguitars.com/pacebass.htm and I gave it a go, both through an amp and acoustic, and was quite impressed. Good feel, nice sound for Jazz and a fair price (I think) at $1050 Cdn. It is obviously alot smaller than a full size, making transportation a hell of alot easier,which is a big selling point, but I am wondering about versatilty. Now my question I am looking for, can these types of basses be used for slap a la Lee Rocker? I tried, and I will be the first to admit that I cannot play that style, but for those that can, will these basses do the job? Any help/info with re: to these style guitars would be greatly appreciated.