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Ibanez SR5006E vs MTD 535/635

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by michricker, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. michricker

    michricker Supporting Member

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    I know this may be a stretch in comparison but I have been checking out some youtube vids with guys using the newer Ibanez sR5006 with the oil finish. I notice these go for 1700 to 2 grand. Considerably less expensive than my mtd. But the tone and the fact it's 34 in scale with wenge attracted to to check them out. From the sound clips I heard they sound a little warmer and round compared to MTDs.

    Any experience?
  2. Warmuth

    Warmuth Supporting Member

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    None whatsoever but the 500?E series with the wenge tops look astoundingly beautiful. One of the best looking basses made IMO. I'm still looking for a better playing bass than the Ibanez SR's.

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