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Best 5 string around $500

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by WildBill, Nov 12, 2002.


  1. WildBill

    WildBill

    Jul 7, 2002
    Massachusettes
    I wanted to know what the best five string with the best sounding B string for around $500 was.
    Thanks
    Bill
     
  2. MTD Kingston 5, do not pass go, do not collect $200.
     
  3. mjw

    mjw

    Jun 12, 2001
    Spring, TX USA
    I Agree! "End of story!"
     
  4. Spector NS2000 Q5. I've never heard a bad thing about it.
     
  5. I own an Ibanez BTB405 that has a nice "B". I've played it with the original strings, also D'Addario Chrome flats and Thomastik-Infeld Jazz flats. The TI flatwound strings have given me the best "B" though. I've also played an MTD Kingston that had a great "B". Both the BTB405 and the MTD Kingston sell for around US$599.00, but can be had for less at occasional special sale prices.
     
  6. LA

    LA

    Oct 17, 2001
    Michigan
    MTD Kingston 5 or Fender Standard Jazz Bass V. Both have great B strings!
     
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I will agree as well.
     
  8. MTD Kingston all the way. Go talk to Adrian at Access Bass. He'll set you up a great deal. :)
     
  9. your all very agreeable today

    cort curbow
    (i love my 4 anyway)
     
  10. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    MTD Kingston or Heir.

    How about a poll??
     
  11. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    We just say it because it's true, right?:D