hi all, i am new here and new to bass with my previous experience limited to playing a friends one and my guitars. what has got me interested is bruce foxton of the jam. can anyone give any advise on sounding, playing like him and also peter hook of joy division? i am also neeeding a bas for no more than £250 so bruce's rickenbackers out has anyone got any advice? as ashort ass i would prefer a light weight option and wondered what if anything i would gain froma shortscale bass? i am thinking about burns? what do you reckon? no metal/heavy rock style things thanks and want 4 strings only and a 60's sound ala the aforementioned and the who,kinks,beatles etc. and yes i know bruce was a 70's player but the jam did look back in some respects. thanks to anyone that can assist.