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An impressive Korean bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by boriology101, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. boriology101


    Feb 19, 2008
    The price of this is about $700 if you're lucky to find a dealer in your town.










    ◎Specifications Body Wings Walnut
    Neck Maple+Nato
    Fingerboard Bubinga
    Radius 305 mm (12 inches)
    Number of Frets 24
    Fret Size Medium(2.4 mm)
    Scale Length 864 mm(34 inches)
    Nut Width 45 mm(1.77 inches)
    Hardware Color Black
    Machine Heads Hipshot UltraLite
    Bridge Hipshot "A" bridge
    Pickups SWING AW5 Set
    Electronics Aguilar OBP-1
    Controls Volume, Blender, Bass, Treble
    Colors Natural

    I tried this bass, it sounds like very "woody", build quality seems like it's being far more than worth for the money. Very nice hardwares, HIPSHOT! Pickups look a bit ... hm.. a bit funny to my taste but the sound is quite good. Orginal Arguila OBP..

    Oil finished body and it's built so solid.

    The company is SWING. I really love their products and I would be so happy if there is a dealer in my town.....

    Serious GAS infected... but no way of buying it in here...
    I think this bass is really cheap when I consider the material being used in it.
  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    It looks a bit like a Cirrus knockoff, but I'm sure it's a nice bass. Korean makers are quite talented.:)
  3. That IS an impressive list of hardware. I love ultralites! It DOES remind me of a Cirrus, though, or even a Grind.
  4. bassface73

    bassface73 Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2007
    Milford, CT
    Look familiar? Probably sounds pretty good, and the active pre would be a nice touch...it's a Peavey Grind bass with a much need improvement...

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  5. w33nie


    Jan 27, 2008
    There's a korean music store a few blocks away from my house, but i don't know if they have basses
  6. Modo74


    Aug 7, 2007
    Auckland, NZ
    Reminds me a little of some of the work that these guys do.


    I've got one of their Scorpion 6 Strings. Very nice korean made instrument. Theres a guy in Australia that imports them, and sells them via TradeMe (southern hemisphere equivalent of Ebay).

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