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My Acoustic Bass..

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Blondy360, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. Blondy360


    Dec 22, 2012
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    Hey guys...

    So I have a Ibenze Acoustic bass. have had since last summer. I found out that All the electronics are shocked and can't be fixed by a local repair man. He said best bet would A: have it all replaced. B: just get a new one. I need people's thoughts on what I should do.
  2. 254 stringer

    254 stringer Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2010
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    Depends on the price to get new electronics vs a new bass. Do you like the way this one plays then maybe its worth repair if not maybe look for one you like.
  3. 96tbird

    96tbird Supporter Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2010
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    Shocked? Please explain what that means.
  4. jeffbonny

    jeffbonny _____________ Supporting Member

    May 15, 2012
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    If the pickup still works (and it probably does) bypass the dead onboard preamp and use an outboard pre like the fdeck HPF-Pre. For the $100 or so one of those will cost you'll have waaaaaay better sound than you ever did with the stock onboard pos. Even if your preamp wasn't fried it would be a good thing to do.

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