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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by casotti1, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. casotti1

    casotti1 Supporting Member

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    Ladies and Gentlemen, the Yamaha BBN5A. Can you say "Holy B string?" Yikes this is one killer bass--super tight and tone galore. One of the best I have ever owned. This B string reminds me of an older Modulus Q5 I had but man this is one sweet bass! Wish me luck!

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  2. JIO

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    rock on! :bassist::bassist::bassist:
  3. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    Nice love that 3 band eq congrats.
  4. pbass6811

    pbass6811 Supporting Member

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    That's good looking, my friend! I've always wanted to get my hands on an BBNE2...Nathan East's bass line & tone on the "new" version of Clapton's "After Midnight" is just AMAZING!

    Enjoy the Yamaha goodness!!
  5. casotti1

    casotti1 Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the wishes everyone! I would love the NE2 as well but this was in my budget..lol. This 3-band eq with the 3-way mid switch is yummy
  6. pbass6811

    pbass6811 Supporting Member

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    I'm with ya', bro. I've always liked the BB & TRB series. Yours looks superb. Enjoy!
  7. AaronMB

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    She's a beauty, for sure!
  8. casotti1

    casotti1 Supporting Member

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    Frankly I am surprised this bass did not do well. I am a bit leary that it is discontinued but very solid and this one is a keeper.
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    Very nice, I like that color
  11. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    Cool bass. Congrats!
  12. ScottTunes

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    "Holy B string!" Killer score!
  13. Beano_z

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    We want a close up of the transparent label that explains what the knobs do, that's pure bass porn!! Congrats on the new bass!
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    Congrats. Ready to rumble!!!
  15. Emibass

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    I always wanted to have an Yamaha BBN5A. Congrats! I hate you!
  16. casotti1

    casotti1 Supporting Member

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    Ok here ya go! Per your request--the close up of the eq template!

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  17. 1954bassman

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    Nice, really nice. I had a TRB1005 a while back that was a super nice bass. Probably should have kept it. :smug:
  18. Ian Perge

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    I did several sessions with one of these in the late '90s and I offered to buy it off my drummer (it was an Industrial Rock project, and I felt his Bolt-On cut thru better than the Neck-Thru I was using at the time) and he was extremely smart by not selling it to me. Fantastic bass, and the only real difference IIRC between this and the 1-step-above "Signature Model" was that the BB East at the time had a higher grade of Figured Maple on top... electronics and hardware completely the same!
  19. Showdown

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    I have one too. Great sounding basses. Yours is a nice looking one too. Congrats!
  20. casotti1

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    Thanks for all the kudos! Now the search is on for "the" amp to compliment this monster..We shall see

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