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Anyone try the new roger waters P bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by cosmicpimp2, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Don't have a P bass and was thinking about looking at one of these. Seem pretty cool
  2. I'm pretty sure it plays and sound exactly like a p bass :bag:
  3. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Its not even a good copy.
  4. Catbuster

    Catbuster Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    Louisville, KY.
    I love how you guys judge it before you actually play it...
  5. KramerBassFan


    Jan 3, 2009
    Welome to talkbass. ;)
  6. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford

    Feb 15, 2008
    I havent played it, but I want to! Im with Tommy though.. its really not a good copy. Its a bit different than the P he is famous for.

    It looks really cool though. I would rock it.
  7. esa372


    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
  8. ^
    I was going to mention that!
  9. parsons


    Feb 22, 2008
    damn you all. I wanted to read what someone who has actually played it thought before I drive myself to actually get off my ass to go try one.
  10. esa372


    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
  11. BillMason

    BillMason Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2007
  12. I believe he said that the graphic is removable.
  13. DizzyExiled


    Jan 22, 2010
    Chico, Ca
    If you put this bass next to a david gilmour strat they both will take off in opposite directions like two rare earth magnets placed South to South.
  14. pringlw


    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    Is it CIJ?
  15. I'd have to change out those chrome tuners for black just to match the rest of the hardware, but that's just me :smug:

  16. JPaulGeddy


    Sep 19, 2007
    South Carolina
  17. plangentmusic

    plangentmusic Banned

    Jun 30, 2010
    Okay.here's one...I played it, AND, I've actually payed Roger Water's bass. (But his old sunburst one).

    THAT, was the sweetest thing I've ever held in my hands. For him to dispense of that instrument, his new one must be amazing.

    As for the RW model -- it's nice, but nothing special. A good P with a gloss maple fingerboard and quarter pounder Duncans. Then again, it's not super expensive, so if that combo sounds like what you want, you might like it.
  18. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    My Strat has the David Gilmour electronics from EMG. I just might have to buy one of these P basses just to try that! :D
  19. Jason Brown

    Jason Brown

    May 1, 2000
    SLC, UT
    I agree, except I'd opt to change the knobs and bridge myself.
  20. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    I hear it sounds better when you let the guitarist in your band play it for you.....;)

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