This is weird- and could be due to my doing something really dumb- but I'm a bit confused by it right now... I just did the Jag shielding mod outlined in a couple of the other threads, put my bass back together and it seems to be putting out way less volume ... Running it through my B15N I can turn it up to 8/10 without the amp breaking up- compared to my Sabre which makes it distort at about 4/10. Could I have knocked/broken something? It still behaves exactly the same way- no farts or distortion, just quieter (with or without preamp). OT: Just to derail my own thread for a second... For the grounding job I used a Circuit Writer conductive pen- which is usually used to repair and bridge circuit boards and just drew fat lines between the cavities to joint them. Seems to have worked a treat.