The GSR100EX bass offers a lot of what you pay for in an Ibanez bass, without a lot of extras. The fast, sleek Ibanez neck, the quality hardware and the elegant styling you expect from an Ibanez bass are all here. The single humbucker with tone control gets you a consistent, full bass sound and the slender nut diameter makes it easy to play. The tone control is very active and take your tone from a smooth, jazzy walking bass sound to a bright and punchy funk tone. It is lightweight, sounds great and looks cool, and is more than enough bass to do the job in your growing rock band or to practice on and pull your playing skills together. An excellent bass for the lefty beginner to intermediate.