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Ok, I might actually pull the trigger on this one

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Pills Are Yummy, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Pills Are Yummy

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  2. Lackey

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    I really doubt EMGs will make it sound any better. Sweet bass, I think Squarepusher used a fretless version for his first two albums.
  3. Duckwater

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    I don't like EMGs, but do what you want. Looks pretty nice.
  4. JimmyM

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    Roadster was one of Ibanez' better basses. Don't know if I'd pay that for it, but I don't know what the going rate is. If you get it, I'd play it for a while before you go ripping out electronics. Apparently that bass is stock, since I saw several pics of Roadsters with that electronics package and weird non-matching knobs. And no sense ripping out perfectly good electronics.
  5. Lackey

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    If anything, cream DiMarzio Model Js; fat sound and keep the stock look.
  6. IronLung1986

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    that's a cool bass i'd leave it stock. a lot of guys used them in the 80's and they sounded great.
  7. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    These basses are perfect the way they are. Changing electronics is pointless.
  8. bassteban

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    What Jazz said. I have a somewhat similar RT-824 and aside from some scratchiness in the pots, it sounds superb.
  9. Bitterdale

    Bitterdale Natural Born Lurker Supporting Member

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    I own the same bass (same year as well) and I wouldn't dream of changing a thing on it. Be advised, however, they are generally heavy basses. Mine weighs over 11 lbs. I'm not bothered by it, but I understand it's an important factor to some.
  10. pbass888

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    Yes I saw that bass on ebay earlier, listed lower. Its a good bass with stock pickups.

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