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Brian Moore i4/ i5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Blackbird, Jan 13, 2003.

  1. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Has anyone tried one of those? There's two on eBay right now (seeing one there is unusual enough)
  2. Dru


    Jun 13, 2003
    Houston Texas
    i liked the brian moores. lightweight, bright tone and pretty versatile electronics.
  3. My brother has one. I like it quite a bit. For the money, it's hard to beat. The construction is very good for a Korean instrument. I'd have to disagree somewhat with Dru though. To my ears, at least, the i4 has a somewhat warm tone, although it certaintly has the capability of getting bright. If you like a bass with as lot of midrange in the tone, then I would not recomend a Brian Moore. The other thing to keep in mind, is that the back of the neck is finished (which I am personally not crazy about).

    Overall I'd say that the i4/i5 is a great sounding bass that also looks unique, not to mention that it's nice and small and light.
  4. Dru


    Jun 13, 2003
    Houston Texas
    maybe i had the eq maxed out or something on the upper mids cause ive heard other people say its warm too. (which i would kinda prefer. i like jazz and "loungey" music) i need to play it again and give it a second opinion. I was pondering heavily whether to get it or not to replace my old klunky mexican jazz bass