If I could make the ideal bass it would have the following: 1. MusicMan customer service. 2. MusicMan build quality. 3. Fender Precision Bass sound. 4. Warwick woods for body. 5. Warwick fretboard. 6. Warwick bridge. 7. Fender P Bass pickup. 8. Warwick strap locks. 9. Fender style headstock. 10. Fender availability of parts and accessories. 11. Yamaha body shape. 12. Metal control knobs. 13. Tone controls that work in both active and inactive modes. 14. Passive pickups. 15. No pickup. 16. Natural oiled finish. 17. Supplied with MusicMan style hardshell case. 18. Silent jack using Neutrik type of technology. 19. Black chrome (not paint) used on all hardware. 20. Contoured body shape on back of body.