I play a whole lot of fat dub bass these days but need to cover a wide sonic spectrum our band only being a trio. I use both my Alembi-Wick (a Dolphin 5 w/ Alembic pu's) and my Thumb 5 neck thru. Both basses play like a dream and sound fine. the variety of tones for me is crucial. Ok...my dilema; I just went and tried some higher end Fender Precisions ('62 re-issue w/ rosewood finger board) and they all sounded so much "fuller" and "wider" than both my Warwicks. I am now trying to find a 5 string that would sound as warm, sweet and full as one of those re-issue Fenders. Is it the diff between passive or active? Bolt-on vs.neck thru? Soapbars vs. pole piece PU's?? What they heck?? Both my fancy-pants 'Wicks retail for around $3000....yet neither of them have that sweet and rich, full p-bass tone?? What 5 string bass could I get that would sound as lovely as that Fender P-bass? I like a wide string spacing so any of those Jazz basses are out of the question. The cheap Fenders really didn't have the sweet tone of the higher end ones. Is there a 5 string out there that will do this for me? I like five's for the spacing and flexibility they offer me.... I always assumed my Warwicks were the "be all- end all" in my search for pure tone...now these Fenders have me doubting it. Suggestions....??