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Should I buy this and is it worth $2000?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by HeavyAxe, Dec 7, 2013.


  1. HeavyAxe

    HeavyAxe

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    Hey everyone. So, recently I came across a Mayones Jabba Classic 5-string bass near me. I had never really heard of Mayones before but after seeing the pictures, my interest has been rising. Unfortunately I know little about the company or the bass. I'd be greatly appreciative if someone gave me some info on it, and if its a worthy buy.
    Thanks

    http://www.mayones.com/en/katalog/jabba/jabba_classic
     
  2. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Supporting Member

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  3. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBASS - PlayBASS! Supporting Member

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    I know nothing regarding pricing/value of Mayones basses, all I know is they are great sounding, well made instruments. If you like it buy it. :)
     
  4. Jaco Taco

    Jaco Taco

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    I'd prefer the Bobba Fett classic over the Jabba classic myself.
     
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  6. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

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    yes and yes
     
  7. Thrash3r

    Thrash3r

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    New or used? I've played the 4 string version which was easily one of the best J's I've played, well worth price imo if it's brand new.
     
  8. R Baer

    R Baer Supporting Member

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    Played some of these at NAMM and they are great basses. As good a modern jazz bass as anything out there. You just have to check the weight, as these can run a bit on the heavy side, if that is even an issue for you.
     

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