Just curious to other's thought... in these days of multi stringed monsters. Guitars have trad had 6 strings, and played in a certain range. The bass was built to play in the err...bass register. We now have baritone guitars that sit somewhere in between, rather like the male voice between bass and also. And the piccolo bass, which sits more or less in the same range. the trend nowadays seem to be to have vastly extended ranges, nearly always on basses, not guitars (they tend to only get 7 strings for low end grindy goodness). Are these instruments strictly 'basses' anymore? Should they get there own designation...maybe a full range guitar, or tenor guitar? DISCUSS PS I'm not knocking people who play multi stringers, I play a 5 string, and am hankering after a 6.