I've never tried the Music Man SUBs but I've checked out the G&L Tributes and was impressed. The G&L Tributes 5s go for around $550 with gig bag. The SUBs for about $100 more without case. I lean more towards the G&L because I love the domestic models and more so they have far more tonal variety than the single humbucker SUB. On the other hand the SUB is US made while the Tributes are imported from Korea. However bottom line its about how well they look, play, and sound. Has anyone tried both these models side by side? What's the scoop? Thanks!