Ok I have been offered a special deal and the SB3 is only going to cost me $200 more then and SB2 and I was just wondering if any of you guys have had any experience with either of these basses because I havent the SB2 has an Ebony fingerboard, carved scroll, plywood-spruce top ,maple back, shaded amber matte finish, inlaid purfiling, arch back, 24:1 ratio typolean stile machine heards, and a boxwood endpin. The SB3 has an Ebony fingerboard, plywood-spruce top, arched back, flamed maple, inlaid purfiling, boxwood endpin. I am very much the newbie and this is my first bass. I intend to go try them out before I decide. But I would still like some info from someone experienced.