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New Gibson EB bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Primakurtz, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Primakurtz

    Primakurtz Registered Nihilist Supporting Member

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  2. godofthunder59

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    As a life long Gibson player you couldn't give me one of those.:bag:
  3. iiipopes

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    "Let's-see-how-much-we-can-make-it-look-like-a-Sabre-meets-Explorer-meets-backwards-Jazz-Bass-with-all-of-the-problems-and-none-of-the-benefits!"
    -Conjecture of what may have been said in the marketing department
  4. TwinBass

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    I'm going to try and play one before I get my knickers in a twist. Who knows, it could be really sweet.
  5. kurosawa

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    Hey, the Japanese will buy it. It looks like a Mosrite.
  6. FrednBass

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    Actually, looks like a Mosrite...
  7. Timmah

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    +1
  8. Ric5

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    Well it least it won't neck dive like some of the Gibson designs do. It would look better in black or white or red or even natural.

    [​IMG]
  9. cfsporn

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    I like it. It is refreshing to see Gibson not use mahogany in one of their basses.
  10. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    Hiw is it an EB? It's nothing like EB basses.
  11. smcd

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    Sure does look like a Mosrite. Though it no doubt is built, sounds and plays better than the vintage Mosrite basses.
  12. hdracer

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    I like it too.
    I want to play it and hear it first.
  13. hdracer

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    EB has always meant Electric Bass
    EB-0, EB-1, EB-2 .....
  14. Bob C

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    Good point. Other than that, I don't see anything wrong with it. To me, Gibson has always been a guitar company that occasionally makes a bass - which is usually a copy of one of their guitars.

    But this looks like a solid, affordable instrument. Maybe it plays and sounds great.
  15. Double E

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    Wow, tough crowd...I think it looks sweet. Not exactly sure what "all-of-the-problems" are...
  16. Primakurtz

    Primakurtz Registered Nihilist Supporting Member

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    Humorously, Sweetwater shows it in Black, White, and Natural. No Red, though - sorry!
  17. Herrick

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    It looks all right. I wonder how it plays & sounds.
  18. GM60466

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    Not for $1000.
  19. hdracer

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    Why not?
    It's a American made bass
  20. mr.mow

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    I'd rock a white one of them like there's no tomorrow..

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