It's a box! And in that box a smaller box (my two helpers are inspecting for contraband) And in that box my new bass! A Guild Starfire I. I was looking for a short scale bass because it has the same scale as my Gretsch G5260 I'm playing a lot lately. After trying some basses locally I decided to take a deep dive and order the Guild. You really can't go wrong with a P element. And thanks to @LowEndLobster , who showed me that the bass would play nice with fuzz. First impressions are very positive. Beautiful, deep sound. The Vintage function won't be used a lot, but that's OK. Tomorrow I can spend some time on it to set it up and change the strings to Pyramid tape wounds.