I gave into my materialistic urges and bought This last night, and I plan on making this my first project bass. I have some questions regarding what I plan to do: Upgrade the Pickups (I have no idea what pickups to choose. I was looking at Seymour-Duncans, either the Hot, 1/4 pounder, or the Hot Stack, but I am open to other choices. any help? I was originally thinking of buying two identical models, but then saw how some of you use one type of pup for the bridge, and another type for the neck! why do you guys have to make things harder for me?? ) -When I install the pickups, I plan on doing the parallel/series mod, using a push/pull switch on the neck volume knob. -Install straplocks (Dunlop, Schaller, any difference between brands?) -Take off the Bridge Chrome cover (I play near the bridge 90% of the time), but leave the neck pup cover. -Replace the stock bridge with a BadAss II (maybe, I'll see how much I like the stock bridge.) -and of course, replace the stock strings. I was thinking about using my usual Rotosound Swing Bass 66s, but I have been contemplating some DRs, either Black beauties or hi-beams. So basically i'm looking for other comments/suggestions for this project. Anyone have anything to say?