I've been in contact with Mr. Valenti to get one of his beautiful basses! I'll keep this thread posted as the build pics and news come in. I've been selling off all my possesions on ebay to pay for it! Hahah The waiting is going to be the hardest part! Here's the stats, let me know what you all think: Body: -4 string, J-Bass style -Swamp ash wood -Quilted Maple top -Red Dye gloss finish (black back) -Jack hole on the side of body (not the top) -Rear routed cavity Neck: -Maple Neck -Rosewood Fretboard -Bone Nut -Jumbo frets (Warmoth's 6150) -12" radius -1 1/2" wide at the nut -Satin finish on back and on peghead -Mother of Pearl dot inlays Hardware and Electronics: -All Gold Hipshot hardware (yeah...I like the bling!) -Nordstrand dual coil pickups (bridge and neck position) -Aguilar OBP-3 (9 Volt) frequency selection. - Control Layout: 1. Neck Pickup Volume pot with push/pull for single coil selection 2. Bridge Pickup Volume pot with push/pull for single coil selection 3. Treble Pot 4. Midrange Pot with push/pull for frequency selection 5. Bass Pot with push/pull for active/passive selection Some of thses stats may change if Nino feels that some of my desires cannot be achieved. As Wesley Willis would say: "Rock over Cleveland, Rock over London...Pepsi, the choice of a new genration!"