I just got a Schecter Blackjack ATX 5 string. $520 from MF. The bass sounds very trebly, clanky and hollow. Lots of string noise too. The bass has Seymour Duncan Blackouts pickups w/2 band EQ. There's a switch for the treble to center it on different frequencies. It seems no matter what I do, I can't get the sound I want. When I dig in, instead of sounding aggressive, it sounds clanky. When I dig in with my Fender Jazz or Ibanez SR300DX, I get an aggressive sound. I want to like the ATX. I like the neck and over all playability, but I don't know if I can dial a sound that is acceptable. Here's some info on the pickups/pre-amp: Basslines STC-2S-BO Blackouts Tone Circuits are for nearly all electric basses, due to their selectable treble frequency. Blackouts Tone Circuits are compatible with both active and passive pickups. STC-2S-BO Blackouts have onboard Tone Circuits that add tremendous tonal versatility. Use Blackouts to add or subtract EQ at center frequencies voiced specifically for the electric bass. Blackouts Tone Circuits offer low noise, low distortion, and high headroom. In addition, they are voiced for use with Basslines' Blackouts for Bass Pickups. With their switchable treble control, Blackouts Tone Circuits are useful for all musical styles and genres. Blackouts deliver lows that are deep, clear, and tight. There are 2 treble frequency centers to choose from. The lower setting is perfect for adding growl and bite to traditional P (precision), J (jazz), and MM (music man) tones. The higher setting provides a crystal clear top end to modern-sounding, full-frequency bass tones. When used with Blackouts for Bass Pickups, the high setting gives punishing clarity without brittleness. Any advice for me????