Carvin LB70-good deal? good bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by btrag, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. btrag


    Mar 7, 2005
    I was offered an LB70 fretless bass for $400 shipped. It has a Koa body. Is this a good deal? How is this as a fretless bass?
  2. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    What are the electronics on it?

    I'd say yes, definitely. Especially if it's a fretless, Carvin fretless basses rock because of the ebony fretboard and their (usually) flawless necks. Plus with the koa, you'll have one sweet bass for less than half the price it would cost new.
  3. 4string4ever

    4string4ever Guest

    Apr 18, 2004
    Orlando, Florida
    Had one......dug it..........good deal.
  4. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
  5. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    I think fretless Carvins fit an interesting niche. About $600 will get you a basic, passive, bolt-on fretless 4-string bass (the B4 model) that's of high quality, and you still have many options to choose from (including the all-important lines or no lines option. ;) ) Carvin basses are already good values, but like Snarf said, their fretlesses are especially good values.