New Sadowsky

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jreynolds2159, Jan 1, 2013.


  1. jreynolds2159

    jreynolds2159 Gold Supporting Member

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    I have been a bass player for 35 years and have owned many basses. In 1999, my wife bought me a Fender Custom Shop 64 relic for Christmas and up until now, I thought that bass was the best of the best (at least as far as I had ever owned). This Christmas, I received a Sadowsky Will Lee Metro 4 string, one similar to one we saw in Chicago at Bass Club Chicage (great guy's by the way) several months ago. Well, she remembered how cool I thought it was and she bought one.
    Last night I played a New Years Eve party/ Wedding in Chapel Hill, NC and played this bass live for the first time. WOW, WOW, I cannot even begin to explain the differences between the two basses. Long story short, buy a Sadowsky!

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    Thank you a Roger Sadowsky for great work and attention to details, it shows
  2. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

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    Congrats! Playing a Sadowsky is an eye opening experience IMHO. Wait until you record with it!
  3. jmverdugo

    jmverdugo

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    Boy you have a good wife! Congrats for both your new bass and a great wife.
  4. sok monkee

    sok monkee Supporting Member

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    Congrats on the new Sadowsky and a Will Lee at that we need some pictures:cool: hope you enjoy Jeff:bassist:
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  6. jreynolds2159

    jreynolds2159 Gold Supporting Member

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    Sorry, the wife is not available :bassist:
  7. GM60466

    GM60466

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    Enjoy your new bass
  8. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats on a beautiful bass.
  9. bucephylus

    bucephylus Supporting Member

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    Congrats and similar experiences here. Wait until you do some bigger gigs and the sound guys start gushing all over about the bass tone!

    BTW my Metro came from the good folks at Bass Club as well.
  10. Bassmunnky

    Bassmunnky

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    "I cannot even begin to explain the differences between the two basses. Long story short, buy a Sadowsky!"


    Okay..so let's have the long story..I'd love to hear your take on the differences this bass made on your gigs!

    Thanks
  11. Deaky

    Deaky

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    Yeah me too. There's always a honeymoon period and then you'll go back to that trusty Fender :D
  12. soxhats

    soxhats Supporting Member

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    Congrats, fellow Tar Heel and Sadowsky owner!
  13. flewis

    flewis Gold Supporting Member

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    +1
  14. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    Congrats on your new bass!
  15. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

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    Congrats on your new bass! I love my Standard 5.

    Dan K.
  16. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    Awesome gift and wife!!!
  17. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

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    +1! Does she have a sister? :D
  18. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Welcome to the world of greatness that is Sadowsky. There is a reason so many guys use them.

    The only down side to your bass is that it's wet your appetite. Metro's are the gateway drug. Eventually, you'll want a NYC.

    Start saving now, cause it don't take long to drop $5000. I've done it. Twice. Worth every penny.
  19. endy_y_p

    endy_y_p

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    It's not about Fender Custom Shop, It's not even Sadowsky, It's all about your wife bought them for you..:D, though your Sadowsky is very beautiful..., I've always wanted white Sadowsky, if I could ever afford one...hehe

    Congratulation on your new bass!:hyper:
  20. testing1two

    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

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    If only my Sadowsky would get me a wife for Christmas. :D

    Congratulations again on the bass.
  21. atomicdog

    atomicdog Supporting Member

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    OK, congrats, but please articulate the wow factor. What makes it so great? How is it different from the Fender?

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