Since I don't use pedalboards, this new model is very appealing. While I enjoy simply plugging in & playing, sometimes it's nice adding a little grit-- so the Sansamp BDDI is employed. Having the option for overdrive right there on the bass would be even better in my situation.
Actually, when I want to really rock out it's Bongo time! Maybe if/when MM does something like this with the Bongo I'd buy one.
Really looking forward to seeing some of these in the world
I saw and heard one of these today. The sales guy at GC ordered /bought one and it had just come in. He was wailing away on it. Interesting. Not for me, but interesting, and maybe it was just the way he was using it. It was pretty cool and the bass sounded as I would have hoped with it turned off. I did buy a leftover 2018 Stingray Special HH in Dropped Copper. Home run for me!
Got mine yesterday from Pete DuBaldo. I spent several hours on it trying out different things. This bass is killer. I never use effects when playing bass. Now I wish I had this bad boy many years ago as it would have really helped with my band and music. Plays great, sounds great, looks great, and I couldn't put it down. Gonna run it this weekend at band practice.