I have has the same home built jazz bass for like 8 years and have had a on again off again relationship with it. I finally broke down and sold it back to the original owner and now I want to upgrade. I would like to find a better bass and I need names and models of basses that fit into this list I have of wants and must haves. Must haves: No home build basses Maple neck Rosewood board Under 9lbs 1.5 nut Slim neck (not chunky like my '74 a width p bass) High gloss or raw neck finish (read: fast) Single coil normal jazz type pickups (no humbucker or hum canceling,except dimarzio model j) 34"scale No big frets At or under $1200 Wants: Alder body Nitro finish Traditional look (fender jazz type) Color other then sunburst or black Relic'd If active, passive option Ability to install my j-retro if passive Blocks and binding Matching headstock for certain colors This is what I can think of off the top of my head. Any help on names and models so I know what to search for would be great. Just looking up jazz bass brings mostly fenders. Basses high on my current radar are the road worn series and MIJ/CIJ basses. Tajiks for any help. Music I play is everything covers and originals.