I'm sitting at the computer with two necks on the table beside me. One is a 2002 MIA American Standard Precision maple board, the other a 2006 MIA Highway One Jazz. I have a new American Standard Jazz body that I plan to match up with one of them. I don't have a preference between the 1.5" Jazz and the 1.625" Precision, nor do I have a preference between the maple board and the rosewood. Both necks have the graphite reinforcement, both necks are in great shape (the 2002 has almost zero fretwear). The Am Std has a very "broken-in feel due to a tiny radius on the edge of the fingerboard. Cool new feature, I must admit. But... the Am Std requires the matching "F" tuners with the little pips (best way I can describe them) that fit into holes in the headstock. I don't see those on sale anywhere except eBay, and I'm getting tired of waiting for them to show up. I've been outbid twice already, and I'm not paying $150.00 for Fender tuners. Frankly, I know I can sell the P neck on eBay for more than the Jazz, and if I wanted to use the P neck, I'd have to drill for tuners. That would devalue it some (how much is uncertain, at least to me) if I ever wanted to part out the bass and sell it. OTOH, I'd just drill the Hwy One for the tuners of my choice and feel no remorse. I'm also prepared to replace the decal on the Hwy One neck with something more appropriate for the body, like a 60s decal. I guess what I'm looking for is a good reason to use the P neck despite all the downsides (not a Jazz, non-stock tuners would lower resale value) simply because Fenderphiles say it's "more MIA" than the Hwy One. Everything else tells me to go with the Hwy One and install my reverse "Kluson" tuners or Hipshot HB3s. Both necks fit fine, with the same pocket fit (which is waaaay better than what I'm used to with older MIA Fenders). If the Am Std was a J, it would be a no-brainer, but it's not. So my choices are: Build a "full-bore" Jazz that's part Hwy One and sell the Am Std neck for more $$, or Build a "full-bore" Am Std that's a hybrid and sell the Hwy One neck for less $$. What I want to know is how does the Hwy One neck match up against the Am Std in terms of tone (I can see for myself that there's no difference in quality/construction aside from the rolled edges on the Am Std). When you answer, please bear in mind that neither neck has any tuners on it right now, and the MIM tuners that come standard on the Hwy One will never see my bass. Everything else I've bought for the bass has been Am Std (string-thru bridge, tort guard, "Corona" neck plate, but it'll have Duncan Classic Stacks because I already own the neck pup and I'll need to buy only the bridge pup). Help me out here. Thanks in advance.