yes i left Lynyrd,Lemmy,and several other rockers at the curb and have been cruising with the Skatalites man!,i'm diggin' the reggae ska stuff!! so i'm considering a 5 string(wouldn't hurt anyway to have one) and what sort of strings /tuning would be a starting point to reggae/rocksteady/ska with a 4-banger? also would a tele RI like the Squire sunburst versions deliver a bit more thud,no make that THUD! due to pickup/P/U location?(just sold a 450 dollar flyrod and a strat copy on eBay so i'm thinking buy another bass quick before the wife finds out,set it up for skatalitin!!! ya man!