Stopped in Sam Ash today and tried some new basses. I tried an Ernie Ball MusicMan...WOW! What a rich, deep sounding Bass. I didn't care for the neck very much. It seemed to thick. Also messed around with a Fender Jazz Signature (Geddy Lee), MIM Jazz and MIA Jazz. However, for the money I spent ($299.00) on my MIM P-Bass back in July, I am still happy I bought it. Nothing sounded worth the extra money. I don't know if I got lucky, but my MIM P sounds and plays alot better than the other basses I played today. Maybe I found the diamond in the rough?