I posted this in another thread, but I'm interested enough to post here again to hear thoughts from folks. GAS can be evil, but I do thinking that trying/buying lots of stuff can help you determine a great fit for your needs/preferences. It took me many years of owning wildly varying basses to get it right, but now I have a bass I really like. The question is "when is good 'good enough?'" Therein lies the rub, but I'm guessing many of us are well over the line. Here is an interesting article (even if it is aimed at gu!tarists): How to Become a Minimalist Musician | GuitarHabits.com Just interested in hearing thoughts.