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Merry Xmas to me!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Toejam, Dec 25, 2012.


  1. Toejam

    Toejam

    Mar 4, 2010
    I started teaching myself bass about a year and a half ago. I picked up an old Yamaha RBX 200 to see if I'd like it. Fell in love, refinished the body and threw on Seymour Duncan SBP-3's. That's what I've been plucking away at since. I had mentioned it was getting time to maybe upgrade. This morning for Xmas the was a shiny new Ibanez SR1200e Premium. holy crap is that thing awesome! Being new to the bass scene, was wondering what you guys think of that particular bass
     
  2. kreider204

    kreider204

    Nov 29, 2008
    WI, USA
    No pics, no bass. ;)

    I've never played one, but the pictures on the Ibanez website sure do look gorgeous. Merry Christmas to you, indeed!
     
  3. Toejam

    Toejam

    Mar 4, 2010
    not sure how this pic will turn out. first time posting one and I had to resize for it to take
     

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  4. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
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  6. That is one heck of a nice bass, especially for a relatively new player! Congrats man, that thing looks sweet!

    Merry Christmas
     
  7. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP C.S. Supporting Member

    Toejam, you are very lucky!

    Seriously,These are amazing basses and not cheap.

    I had the 5er version and the quality was up there with my USA MTD, Spector and Modulus basses. Thin neck, great Nordy PU, beautiful woods, very light,top notch Hardware....

    Pro level bass and they sound killer!

    Enjoy it!
     
  8. Toejam

    Toejam

    Mar 4, 2010
    well I've been playing with it for about the last 5 hours. actually contemplated feeding my kids kraft dinner for Xmas dinner so I didn't have to stop to cook a turkey lol. Probably the nicest instrument I've had the pleasure to play. I have seen some folks bash Ibanez on here before, so I was just wondering if it's actually as sweet as I think it is. apparently it is.
     
  9. dStar

    dStar Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2012
    That's the one with the Nordstrands, right? Very nice!
     
  10. kreider204

    kreider204

    Nov 29, 2008
    WI, USA
    I've always thought that Ibanez makes fine instruments, esp. as you start moving to the higher-end models. I don't have an Ibanez bass, but I do have an Ibanez guitar, and I like it very much.
     

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  11. Toejam

    Toejam

    Mar 4, 2010
    yep. sounds incredible
     
  12. bassnat

    bassnat

    Jan 31, 2011
    That is a GREAT bass!