I liked the 'what was your first bass' thread. But A lot of us just had cheap junk basses. HOw about what was your first REAL bass, I mean the pimp daddy one that you saved for years to buy and how long you were playing till you bought it. OK, here I go... Mine was a Pedulla ET-6 and I bought it in 1994, approx 4 years after I started playing. I still have it I gig with it, I record with it, I sleep with it, uh, I mean... I'll edit this post and add a pic of it later.