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Brice Explorer Bass!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tekhna, May 6, 2005.

  1. tekhna


    Nov 7, 2004
  2. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    If I only had an extra $159 layin around.....damn. Awesome lookin bass though
  3. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Yea, I posted about it in the Essex Megathread put haven't gotten any response on if anybody has played or owns one.

    I already have three 4 stringers but this one is tempting me big time. Throw in some active EMG's and a Hipshot "A" bridge and I bet it would be an awesome rock/metal bass.
  4. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    anybody get one? Mine comes on Thursday
  5. Can you let us know what you think about it when you get it?
  6. is anyone esle not being able to view ebay items? it comes up saying page unavailable.
  7. tekhna


    Nov 7, 2004

    I think ebay is down right now.
  8. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    please post one pic,i can,t seen this link
  9. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    OK, here ya go!

    Attached Files:

  10. mattpnolan

    mattpnolan Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2005
    New Jersey
  11. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    I want one, but no money...

    Ah, more choices for when i want to buy my next bass...
  12. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
  13. mattpnolan

    mattpnolan Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2005
    New Jersey
  14. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    What happened to the 8-string Brice???? :help:
  15. xpcapox


    Nov 19, 2004
    how much cash would have to be into this for it to sound killer?
  16. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    It could be killer right out of the box. My favorite things to add are EMG actives. I would also consider maybe a Type A Hipshot bridge.

    Ghost bass-$160
    EMG actives-$125-$150
    Type A bridge-$85

    Total-$370-$395 approx. for me not counting odds and ends like straplocks, strings, knobs, etc.
  17. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    It's probably fine right out of the box.

    Good luck finding a case or gigbag to fit. You'll spend as much on the case as you spent on the bass.
  18. Hello everyone I am a newbie here but I had to post because I just got my ghost yesterday. :hyper:
    It basically looks exactly as pictured black finish and hardware no real flaws on mine. IMO they could have used better rosewood on the fretboard but it may just need some tlc.
    The pickups look to be emg knockoffs roughly 1 3/8" W by 3 7/8" L. The setup was horrible when I recieved but it is to be expected shipping from new jersey and who knows where before that. A little adjusting and it played fine. The tone pot was also soldered sp? poorly and had to be redone (one of the wires insulation melted and wa ssubsequently soldered to the pot.) All in all didnt take much to get it up and running.
    Sounds good so far i use a pick mainly playing dead center between the humbuckers and has a nice warm sound with both volume on 10 or the front pickup backed off some. :bassist: Any questions are welcome I am new to this though (only been playin 1 1/2 years self taught) so I may not be the most experianced of a judge.
  19. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    You know the rules:

    No pics = the bass only exists in your head :p

    Congrats!!!!!!!!! :bassist:
  20. lowend77


    Apr 4, 2005

    Mine is coming Tomorrow and the case issue does bum me out a bit. I wamder if those extra large gig bags will fit or if I should just splurge on the epi case for $90.00. I guess I will just have to justify it by remembering Rondo's gear is grear bang for the buck product.

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