Well, week I pulled the trigger on a "slightly" used bass and amp. Since I sold my Dean acoustic bass (which was tough to play) I was feeling the need for some thump. I spotted this on my local CL for $90... a 2012 Vintage Modified Jagaur Bass Special SS (Short Scale)... say that 3x fast.
Not a blemish on it and with new strings too! This Jag is super easy to play. The P-bass (neck) pup rocks, nice and solid without any mud. The J-bass (bridge) is weaker and thin, but acceptable (for now). The short scale (30") is right up my alley. Over all the guitar is light, but not as light as you would think. The neck tends to want to sit level, not dive, but not stay above level. The electronics are clean and quiet, 1 vol for each pup and tone that covers both. No switches, so blending is the key.
Keep in mind, I usually play thru my iPad (Amplitube or Jam Up), so I really wasn't looking for an amp. But he had a Fender Frontman 25B for $50. It sounded decent, so I offered $120 for both, and he took it. I haven't had a chance to really play with it yet. Its clean and only has one minor scuff in the skin.
So... how did I do?