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Any Larrivee Bass users on this site

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by unohu62, Nov 16, 2013.


  1. unohu62

    unohu62 Guest

    Nov 3, 2013
    Hello, Robbie from Canada here. I just picked up an early birthday present for myself, a 1988 Larrivee RB-2 5 string electric bass for the sweet price of $300.

    Active EMG pups, German Schaller tuners, Maple neck through core with alder wings, heavy, solid. well built instrument and was wondering if there are any other Larrivee owners here.

    Great site btw, see ya on the boards.

    Regards
     
  2. Pet Sounds

    Pet Sounds

    Mar 8, 2009
    Never played their basses, but they make amazing acoustic guitars.
     
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  4. unohu62

    unohu62 Guest

    Nov 3, 2013
    Let me tell ya, they make awesome basses and electrics as well.
     
  5. bassvi

    bassvi

    Jul 12, 2005
    Iowa
    I've got what I believe is called an L6...6 string bass, bought it in 1989 at the Bass Center in LA. Neck-through,Canadian Maple, EMG pups, double P configuration. Sounds and plays fantastic, excellent craftsmanship.
     
  6. Pics?
     
  7. Pokerdweebz

    Pokerdweebz

    Oct 26, 2012
    Lititz, PA
    I want a Larrivee bass more than anything....I have Larrivee D-02 acoustic guitar, but not a bass.
     
  8. Thick McRunfast

    Thick McRunfast Not just good, good enough

    Sep 30, 2012
    Portland, Oregon USA
    $300?

    Hope you wore a mask :ninja:
     
  9. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBASS - PlayBASS! Supporting Member

    I have never had the opportunity to try a Larrivée bass but I did own a LV-19 for a few years (a friend of mine has it now). If Jean's basses are as nice as his guitars i wouldn't mind having one. :bassist:
     
  10. bassvi

    bassvi

    Jul 12, 2005
    Iowa
    Here she is....
     

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  11. unohu62

    unohu62 Guest

    Nov 3, 2013
    Awesome guys, nice to know there are people out there who know and appreciate the quality and craftsmanship of Larrivee basses.

    I bought my RB-2 for $300 off a guy on Kijiji, he wanted $400 originally. The bass sat unplayed and unloved for 20 years and needed a little TLC. So, I took it in, spent $80 to get her overhauled and now she sounds and plays like a dream.
     



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