Summary: I received it in a trade, and I couldn't be happier. The passive tone nails what you hear on those old larry graham records. Active mode is a bit noisier, it's true, and the preamp could be a little more versatile (you can really only get about 3 distinct tones if you're just playing with the bass...
Pros: Great Passive Tone, Great Slap Tone, Light weight, looks, fit and finish
Summary: Features: A great looking bass. Love the pearl block position inlays. Has the famous "Leo Quan Badass II" bridge. Preamp with bass and treble tone control and passive switch. Full features available at http://www.fender.com/products//sear..
Pros: versatile, looks great, great 70's Jazz Bass sound, great "Marcus Miller" sound, killer slap bass
Summary: I have has this bass for 8 years now and it has been through a lot. It has never broken down and has been quite reliable. When I first got it within in several months the nut cracked and I had to get it replaced, however. After that (had it replaced with bone - it was plastic) it was fine.