I want a Stingray 5. There is no way around it. Now I've just got to figure out what color I want, and how I can afford to get it. The tone that is in my head is in that bass. So, Stingray owners, how much can I expect to pay for a transparent finish and an upgraded pickguard? I already know about the 4 month wait. Of course, I can get around that if I go through Bass Central. Oh yeah. Do Stingrays include the case, or is it extra?