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Reflex HH5 BFR Roasted Neck Black w\ Ebony board

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Tunaman, Oct 18, 2012.


  1. Tunaman

    Tunaman Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
    Here we have the RARE Reflex HH5... and here is the ONLY BFR Roasted neck Reflex HH5! Its a beauty! As close to a stealth as you're going to get! 2 indents, one in the back & another small one in the gloss by the knobs, only visible at certain angles, same with basic surface scratches but otherwise perfect. Has those cool little gold flakes in the finish. The Ebony fretboard & roasted neck are expensive upgrades but really add top notch class.

    These have a Mahogany tone block which is designed to add more low end & punch vs the regular clanky stingrays & sterlings & boy is that true. Ash body I believe with a maple top. Its more vintage, warmer than any EBMM I've owned (and thats a lot). Thats really evident in the upper registers where the tone is still full & punchy vs thin & grindy. The weight is 10 lbs 4 ounces with strap. I like to quote the highest reading I got just to be sure & fair. Mahogany tone blocks, Roasted Necks & Ebony boards are for tone man so yeah it adds a bit a weight but its worth it. The passive tone is P bass vs passive J bass

    Here are the video clips that show what this bass does, get some popcorn it does a lot !!

    Reflex HH5 EXTENSIVE REVIEW with Ed Friedland

    Reflex HH5 Review by Keko, the man!

    Comes with Dean Markely Helix Stainless Steels.
    Its the normal 34" scale, 17.5mm spacing that all EBMM 5ers have

    $1795 SHIPPED.... limited edition roasted neck Reflex HH5s are $2500 new IF you could buy them. Even the "regular" editions push $2200 and are very rarely in stock as a 5HH.

    TRADES: ONLY a Sterling HS5 maple neck. I could use a one trick pony super aggressive bass.

    ONLY selling because I dont prefer black & the tone overlaps a bit with my Bongo, the Sterling 5HS wont. Until I get the Sterling that fits, I'll be enjoying this. Its too good to give away & I have no backup. If it sucked maybe Id firesale it for a huge loss.

    BTW, this Reflex HH5 has all original parts no replacements.

    EXTENSIVE CLOSE UP PICS HERE !!

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  2. Holdsg

    Holdsg Life's too short to play a bass you don't like Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2009
    Alta Loma, CA
    free bump for an awesome bass, and great guy to deal with, buy in confidence.
     
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  4. boyet

    boyet

    May 15, 2007
    Miami
    Free bump for another dream bass.:rolleyes::rollno:
     
  5. Daniel Piper

    Daniel Piper Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2007
    Taupo, New Zealand
    BRO!?!

    To be fair, the PDNs are sweet.
     
  6. glennteozh

    glennteozh

    Dec 2, 2009
    Holy crap dude! That bass is sick! Guys,look at its neck..its roasted! Roasted! I bet it plays like butter:p
     
  7. tommyr01

    tommyr01 Simma Down Nah ! Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2004
    Tucson, AZ, USA
    I just have to say that is one SWEET bass!!!!!!! I LOVE the reflex body and sound....if I had the scratch I would snag this !!!! that neck is INCREDIBLE and the yummy ebony BFR board is KILLER !!!! GLWTS.... :D
     
  8. kaobass

    kaobass

    Oct 22, 2012
    Drool..wish I had the funds:D
     
  9. Good God, that must sound awesome!
     
  10. RaginRog

    RaginRog Last guy you want to see is Employee Relations guy

    Nov 29, 2009
    Formerly Staten Island
    You have to come up with a better bump than that...maybe something like, "if Tom Brady wasn't already married to Gisele, he'd be married to this bass-bump"
     
  11. maguire

    maguire Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2010
    NYC / Westchester
    I don't remember this scene from SNL or the movie - but alas...

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  12. RaginRog

    RaginRog Last guy you want to see is Employee Relations guy

    Nov 29, 2009
    Formerly Staten Island
    Now that is a bump...or two...
    You can't bump for at least 48 hours...that girl clearly counts as 2 bumps...:D
     
  13. I was thinkin', "Surely to God you can conjure up just about any tone you have in your head on these." Four bands of EQ? I bet the electronics are amazing in these basses.
     
  14. DJJazzV

    DJJazzV That's impossible! They're on instruments. Supporting Member

    May 17, 2007
    New Jersey
  15. laneline

    laneline Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2006
    North Jersey
    KEEP THE BASS KEEP THE BASS Your struggling to find a better bass at this price point because there isn't any.
    Play the crap out of it and if you still can't deal with the color have it refinished! KEEP THE BASS and if not good luck with
    the sale.
     
  16. blastoff99

    blastoff99

    Dec 17, 2011
    Free bump from another member of the Reflex Club!
     
  17. rockiezz

    rockiezz Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    Hudson, Ohio
    I like it! Too bad the headstock doesn't match the body. What is the string spacing?
     
  18. blastoff99

    blastoff99

    Dec 17, 2011
    I only did that for you because you're coming back to the fold after you sell this one. If you were leaving leaving, I'd be obligated to never speak to you again. ;)
     
  19. Bassandgolf

    Bassandgolf Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2011
  20. jtl1380

    jtl1380

    Oct 12, 2010
    Phoenix, AZ
    Man that is a gorgeous bass. Those roasted maple necks are so nice.
     
  21. Tunaman

    Tunaman Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
    Added video clips of this bass... you have to hear it to understand

    Tone for days people...
     



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