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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Crazic, Nov 13, 2001.
ive been looking at buying a BTB 405
is it a decent bass for the price etc.
Off to Basses with this one.
No.. it's not a " decent " bass for the price..
It the very f##king best bass for the price !
The MTD Kingston is nice, but it's not even half as good as the BTB.
The BTB has 35" scale, and thus has a nice clean sound, coz the strings are tighter than on 34" basses. Specially the B-string is remarkably tight.
Balance is perfect, doesn't swivel forward or backward.
i've got my BTB for about 2 months now, and i'm sure that i will keep it around for ever.
only tip that i have : change batteries and change set-up when you get the bass. Ibanez uses cheap 'n crappy batteries & strings. If you put in Lithium-ion batteries and slap on some Warwick yellow-labels ( fit perfect on 35" bass, unlike most strings ), and it sounds even better than most basses that are double the price of the BTB.
Any BTB user will tell you the same !
go for it dude, join the dark side of the force !
Crazic, I have to echo what Allodox said. I don't own one, but have played all the BTB models a few times, and they are simply excellent basses. For the money, they can't be beat.