I purchased an Ergodyne EDC705 last Saturday so that I would have two very similar basses. I really miss having a fretless, but I really wanted both my basses to have a very similar feel and sound. I'm thinking about having the frets removed from one of my basses, but I'd like to get someone else's opinion on how they think the bass would sound as a fretless. I spoke to a guy from the Bass Centre in Wapping who really didn't think the Ergodyne had the right sound for a fretless. I think it would do the trick. The bass has a very strong sound and, using the bridge pickup, cuts right through our two guitarists.