Carvin LB 40

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Massbassman15, Feb 21, 2014.


  1. Massbassman15

    Massbassman15

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    I know everyone has differing opinions about Carvin but I bought an all original Carvin LB 40 and it has blown me away. Maybe it was lower expectations from what I read about the "electronics" here on this board. The neck feel and weight is beautiful. And the thing thunders - no bass has impressed me more except maybe the first time I played a G&L L 1000.
     
  2. jeff7bass

    jeff7bass

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    Carvin's been making great instruments for decades. Everybody has their preferences so it is what it is. My Carvin B40 is my go to bass for gigs now and I own some nice basses. What year is your bass? Do you know?
     
  3. Massbassman15

    Massbassman15

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    I was told it was a 1984 but have not verified it. How do you verify it? It has the single light M22 pickups.
     
  4. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski Supporting Member

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    I would call Carvin and ask. 800.854.2235 They are awesome. I dont own any of their basses but I am on their 3rd amp and always had good service from them. Well, except for one shmuck in their store but the manager saved the day.
     
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  6. lug

    lug

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    Have an LB40 fretless....it will never leave me. :D
     
  7. WoodyG3

    WoodyG3 Supporting Member

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    To find out all about your bass:

    http://www.carvinmuseum.com
     
  8. Massbassman15

    Massbassman15

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  9. NWB

    NWB

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    You know, no pics - no new Carvin bass!:p
     
  10. Massbassman15

    Massbassman15

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    Away from home - will upload later - basic black
     
  11. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski Supporting Member

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    :D

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  12. lug

    lug

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    Here's my LB40 because, well, I actually DO own one....:D


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