ok, so i'm getting my first bass this summer. i have a budget of $300. i was thinking of getting a bass pack because i don't have a bass amp. what should i get? with this bass i'll be playing slow paced acoustic stuff with my other two guitarists. thanks in advance.
Look at the FAQ for starters. It looks like you also are a fan of Peavey guitars, so you may want to check out their bass line as well.

Read the FAQ, start hitting the stores and trying some basses and then come back and ask any specific questions that may haunt you afterwards.