AND I LOVE IT i just need to convince myself that spending 1300 dollars is necessary. i played a 5 string ABII... i'd be buying a 4 string ABI just WOW. the frets, the action, the sound, the playability, the weight, EVERYTHING was great. its a funk machine, a jazz machine, a slap machine. it does whatevrer you ask. jazz, p, musicman sounds. holy crap... so now... should i do it?