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Musicman Sabre is back

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Nobody, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Nobody

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  2. gypsyfireman

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    ok I'm listening.
  3. jmac

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    I wonder if it'll have the tone suck switch (i.e. phase switch)?

    Lucky for me I have a '79 Sabre; so I'm good. :)

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  4. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    I've no experience with those! Are they anti Ray sounding? They look nice.
  5. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass Supporting Member

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    I had an Ernie Ball Sabre, circa 1989. It had just one switch, a large 5-position toggle for the pickups:
    • Bridge only
    • Bridge plus neck
    • Neck only
    • Bridge plus neck in single coil mode
    • Neck only in single coil mode

    It also had four knobs: master volume plus three band EQ.
  6. Nobody

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    I figured more people would care about this...
  7. Nobody

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    Fender adding red and blue this year gets several pages of attention and this gets almost nothing?
  8. ThudThudThud

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    I'm not a MM player, but what's the main difference between a Sabre and an HH?
    Also, that control plate on the Sabre above looks very L2K (the link isn't lost on me).
    Does it make L2K noises?
  9. king_biscuit

    king_biscuit Supporting Member

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    Very cool! Kudos to Ernie Ball for bringing back the venerable Sabre.
  10. bdgotoh

    bdgotoh Supporting Member

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    Already have one on order, can't wait!
  11. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner Supporting Member

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    Not about to become a Facebook zombie to take a look so..............
  12. TolerancEJ

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    The EBMM Sabre looks pretty cool.
  13. Nobody

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    Here you go.

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  14. j.kernodle

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    looks nice! i have a 78 stingray but have never played a sabre. curious to try one out when they launch.
  15. j.kernodle

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    I like that they make no apologies that this is going to be a heavy ass bass. average weight 10lbs 8 oz. that's truth in advertising!
  16. troy mcclure

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    I always wondered if the P bass got it so right when it comes to pick up position, why did Leo move them for the Ray and Sabre?
  17. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Sponsored by Jagermeister Supporting Member

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    I sure don't feel he "got it right" with the P. Yes on the Jazz, and yes with the StingRay. :D

    While I do also own P's (just because), they are my least played basses, only come out once in a blue moon.
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    if they are available left-handed, my finances are screwed.
  19. Nobody

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    It's available in the Classic series colors one of which is Retroburst which I believe was a color that Sterling came up with and had a Sabre in that color. I think his Sabre had the larger Stingray pup in the bridge position. IIRC
  20. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    If this were the 1600's you could be burned at the stake!!!

    Heretic!!!

    ;)

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