On my monthly 5 minute journey to GC, I came across an Eshenbaugh for the first time. Bubinga top and beeswax finish, I believe. Just plugging it up with EQ flat on an SWR that has seen some abuse, was just amazing. I could not put it down. The fretwork was rather unique: huge frets. Then there's the over sized headstock that looks like a demented version of a Tobias headstock. The volume and punch were out of this world. It really put to shame the other more expensive basses there. Just amazing! I hear the voices again: "This is going to make a lovely contrast/addition to the Zon..."