In case anyone is interested, my new Esh arrived a couple of days ago... I woulda posted sooner, but I've been too busy playing to drop by! I know that these things are subjective(to each his own etc.) but I have to say I am stunned by this bass. Ive tried and played them all, but something has always been lacking. I saw one in a Bass Player add and I was drawn in by the design, but after a few e-mails to them, I was hooked. I bought this bass direct from the factory in Germany without ever even having played one( I know it's risky, but hey you only live once, right?) Well, it arrived monday morning after only 6 weeks of wait, and it is hands down the most amazing thing I have ever played!!!! It's transparent Honey with two KA MM pickups, piezo bridge, Ebony Fingerboard( about an inch thick LOL!!!) Esh Tronik electronics; THE WORKS!!!! All I can say is this bad boy makes me want to play all the time. Gonna gig with it Thursday night, Can't wait!!!! I'll post picks as soon as possible!!!