Gibson EB bass -- now in 5-string

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  1. Mastermold

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    garmenteros Junkyard Scout Gold Supporting Member

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    That bass looks awesome. Its great to see gibson putting a lot of interesting stuff out there for us bassists. If I were in the market for another 5 string I might actually consider this one.
     
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    I'd want to play one first.
     
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    [DEL]Why would you ever....[/DEL] Wait, I LIKE THAT! Gibson makes a cool bass? Huh?
     
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    Maybe Gibson is finally taking this whole "electric bass guitar" fad seriously!
     
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    Nice, I am going to have try one.
    I wonder what the string spacing is at the nut & bridge?
     
  8. Mastermold

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    Doesn't say on SW's website, I was wondering the same thing.
     
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    If it's a Babicz bridge, then 99% chance it's 19mm. It is my understanding that they only make bridges. I really, really want to try one of these....
     
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    I didn't like the bodyshape too much when I first saw the 4-strings but now I'm liking it. Can't stand the 2 & 3 headstock though :meh:
     
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    Hmmm, I have to go tape a video at St. Francis Monday, and that's just a few miles from Sweetwater. I may have to check it out. If they don't sell out before then. (its happened before)
     
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    I just found that gibson made the 5 string.......has any one here tried one yet?
     
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    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    If they'd make a modernized EB-1 five-string, I might end up buying one.
     
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    I'd be right there with you Munji!............I really like this EB, something about it is really striking me
     
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    I want a 5 string, I'm going to have to try this out.
     
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    Any word on these yet? Are they as appealing as they seem?:meh:
     
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    Don't know--haven't seen any in person yet.
     
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    They are very good looking basses. I'm having mine re-wired, and when I get it back, I'll post full details in my 'NBD Thread'.
     

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