Hello, I am going to start playing the bass. I have decided I will probably go for a pack, And I have asked for suggestions from weveral friend who play the Bass. I am going to probably play mostly Rock and maybe some Funk, but its not a big deal because I mainly want to LEARN to play. Here is what I have narrowed It down to. Epiphone Squire I am kind of favored towards the epiphone because of it looks and lack of a pick guard. Thanks.