Those who have a tobias if you know, please post the serial and year of the bass. This can solve some problems of dating some basses. For what I´ve found 0-2044 are pre-gibson 3000 year?? 4000 are aprox year 1994-1995 5000 are aprox year 1996-1997 6000 are aprox year 1998-1999 7000 ???? 8000 ???? 9000 ???? 10000 are aprox 2004-2005 Give your serial and year so we can make a better estimation.