NBD: Custom Status Streamline 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by audionut36, Apr 4, 2014.


  1. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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    Was shipped Thursday from England for Friday delivery, but it's stuck in Indy because of customs clearance issues. And I live in Jersey.

    It's going to be a long weekend. :(
  2. bwoodman

    bwoodman Supporting Member

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    Wow - I did not know about this model - just checked it on their site - very damn cool!
    What's the rough street $$ on one of these?
  3. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    +1. Not to be nosy, but it is really hard to find a US street price on these. My guess is $2500-3000, but a ballpark would be great.

    I am definitely going to buy one of these in a 5 string. I love the look, tone and portability. Cooler looking and better sounding than a Steinberger IMO and is sized to be the ultimate travel bass.

    Congrats BTW!!!:bassist:
  4. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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    They're hard to find at dealers in the US. The 5-string I ordered (in December) cost 2100 GBP delivered.
  5. G

    G

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    Did it arrive? Pics?
  6. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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  7. azzyrazzy

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  8. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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  9. gwangi

    gwangi Supporting Member

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    Beautiful bass, what is the finish over the graphite?
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  10. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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    Translucent orange. Depending on the light, it can vary from dark brown to deep red to a metallic orange. Then topped off with a high gloss except for the satin neck.
  11. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    Amazing instrument!
  12. PazzoBasso

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    Sweet looking bass!
  13. kzr750r1

    kzr750r1 Supporting Member

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    Nice slim little piggy. Love the orange tint.
  14. bigcatJC

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    Are those stock Status strings? Double-ball end with a taper core?
  15. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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    Yes. Hot Wire double-ball flats.
  16. sbassface

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  18. smperry

    smperry Moderator Supporting Member

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    Cool bass! How's the sound and playing position on a strap? Looks comfy.
  19. audionut36

    audionut36 Supporting Member

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    Sounds quite similar to a Modulus: well defined without sounding hifi-ish and incredible sustain. It's very comfortable when standing and weighs in at 7 pounds. I'm not too keen playing it when sitting because it's unplayable without strapping it.

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