I'm in New York this weekend tracking our band's second CD. Roger Sadowsky graciously loaned me two of his basses for the session. I brought my StingRay 5 and my F Bass, and I'm playing through the DI of my Ashdown ABM 500. Roger loaned me a jazz 5 21 fret (with the noise cancelling pickups)and a modern 5. In all honestly, the jazz isn't doing it for me, but I will say that the modern 24 is just the bomb. I've used it already on 3 of the four tracks, and it's just killing. It punches like you wouldn't believe, has a great, clear, ballsy tone, but isn't too "metallic" like the StingRay. If you guys have any questions, I'd be happy to answer them as I'm tracking. We're doing 10 songs over the weekend, so it's rough to get all the parts together, since we're literally making huge arrangement and production decisions on the fly.