Where did the smoking thing come from? Originally Posted by LarryNJ My personal issue is when someone claims that their "X" smokes a "Y"- because they own one and like it. I.E. "Smokes- a vernacular expression often used by those who THINK that there is "no contest": (As in the statement below, from "Felix" which of course is so, because.... because what again?? Because "Felix" said it's so, huh? I spoke to my buddy Felix, the owner of the Suhr Bass above, he asked me to tell you guys he has the Modulus 5 with the MM pups, and says it's fine but no contest up against that Suhr. between their particular instrument and another due to the fact that they are inexperienced, inarticulate, and/or incapable of recognizing the existence and value of different tonal characteristics between the compared instruments." Easy huh? Better now?