Just curious--and I apologize if this has been asked before--but I was just wondering if anyone has bought a signature bass (e.g. Fender Geddy Lee, Lakland Joe Osborn, etc.) purely on the merits of it being a copy of what their hero plays, rather than for its inherent specs? Now, I ask this because I find myself in a kinda strange situation: I just bought a Lakland Darryl Jones 5 that is the epitome of what I've been looking for in a gigging bass; pearl block inlays, maple neck, Jazz-style, passive. What's strange, is that historically, I've bought basses because that's what my hero at the time was playing. My first "real" bass was a Steinberger ("Grace Under Pressure" anyone?); it was traded for a Kubicki during my Stu Hamm phase. I just find it kinda ironic that although I can appreciate DJ's playing, his name being on the bass is just an afterthought for me.