Sadowsky does it with his pre, so why not me? I like experimenting with preamps, but don't like swapping them out of the bass all the time & think that if I buy a pre, I should be able to use it on all my basses. So why not turn that on-board pre into a stomp box? Sure it won't work with pres deigned to blend two pickups together in interesting ways, but what's to stop me from taking a pre & sticking it in a stomp box? And by me, I mean someone else - is there someone I can pay to do this professionally?