I was debating waiting until I could get the pictures developed, but I wanted to share before then, so here we go...... Went to Bass Central this past Saturday to pick up a new Bartolini Pre-amp for my Ibanez 1306, and also to play with all the toys. And let me tell you, there were some toys there! I walked in and talked to Grasshopper about the pre-amp, and then Gard took over. It is really hard to say no when someone keeps putting $4000 basses in your hands and saying "Play this!" I think I spent three hours in the store playing one of everything, including Fodera, Lakland, MTD, Alembic, Tobias, Pedulla, etc. Lots of fun! However, at the end of the day, this was Happy Birthday to me, so after lots of haggling and pulling of hair, I am now the proud owner of a Lakland 55-94 Deluxe fretless and a might-as-well-be-new SWR Henry the 8x8. That Lakland through my Hartke 5000 and the Henry sounds totally awesome. I think I have found my Muuaahhhh!, to quote another thread. So, thanks to Grasshopper, Gard, Beaver, and Dirty Road Cola for all of the freedom in the store. Pictures coming soom. P.S. Unless you have an engineering degree, do not try to install a new preamp yourself. It sucks.