I have a 1957 Fender Precision bass that has not been played since 1978. It has been all over the world. Still in it's original case which is travel worn but serviceable. I played this bass while in the Air Force and when I retired from the Air Force it also retired from the music business. It has been waiting all those years for me to bring it out of it's case. It looks good, the action is good but there is a horrible growl when I plug it into the amp. I'm not a technician but I understand the components that could be causing the problem. I'm not going to attempt to fix the problem. I love this thing too much to screw it up. Sorry about the long preamble. I'm looking for a very good technician, preferably a certified luthier, to bring this back to life. I live in northeastern North Carolina just south of the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Any advice out there?