As I've said on a couple of posts so far, I am in pretty desperate need of a 5 string. I've looked around and thought about ordering a The Bass Company with out ever playing one (I came to my senses), thought about waiting as long as it takes for me to save up and get a Tobias, lots of options. But the other day when I went to check on the status of my Amp being repaired, I was fooling around on thie Peavey Cirrus 5-string that I play every time I go in. I love the feel of it alot, but I've only plugged it in once, as wasnt attempting to really analyze it when I did. I asked Paul, the bass tech what they were charging for it, and he said since its not a USA made, its going for 800. Then he told me he could go as low as 550-600 for me, 500 if I pay cash, and 550 cash with a case included. Is this a good deal? Is there any major difference in production quality of the Non-USA Peaveys? Any major electronical changes?