Great bass, but want to go back to 5 strings. If you are looking for a 6 string USA-made bass, this is a fantastic instrument for you! The sound is especially good -- maybe it's the all maple body? (not mahogany -- this must have been an earlier design that goes back a few years). Made 4/22/09, number 43. Here are some recent pics: http://s202.photobucket.com/user/szusman/library/Spector NS-6H2 And it is one and the same bass here: http://www.spectorbass.com/USA-NS-BO/NS-6H2.html http://www.basscentral.com/spector/usa_bo.shtml#6string I'm looking for another exotic bass, must be 5 string and have dark wood fingerboard (rosewood, ebony). Prefer 35" with a pretty top. Perhaps Spector USA model, Fodera NYC, Roscoe SKB3005, MTD 535, Zon 519, Lakland 55-94, or Sadowsky USA-model. I can pay up the difference if your bass is over $2500 in trade value. Looking to sell for $2300 shipped. Comes with Spector hardshell case. Everything is in excellent condition.