I was playing this beautiful early eighties P bass today at the Atlanta Bass Gallery. It was red w/white gaurd and white pup covers, a matching red head stock with patent #'s, and had an extra tone pot with a little switch as well. What struck me most about it was the neck. Way thicker and bulkier, huge frets, and great feel. My question is two parts, can anybody tell me more about the model, especially the neck, and what should I know about possibly getting a neck like this one. My P is a late nineties, maybe 2000+ MIA. It does the job, but the one I played today made me fall in love with P basses that much more. I'm always too scared to play any real vintage stuff when I see it so this one was the best I ever played.