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Carvin PB5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by countrybass5, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. Anyone out there playing a Carvin PB5? I plan on ordering one so I wanted to ask what people think about them
  2. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    I haven't played one but reviews have been positive.
  3. fourstr00


    Mar 21, 2002
    Chicago Area

    I’ve got a PB4 bought last year that I’m pretty happy with. It originally showed up with some construction issues, but once solved, produced a good looking, well playing bass that I’m still not afraid to take to a bar gig.

    The sound isn’t classic P, but more of a hot rod, high gain interpretation. If you decide to go the PJ route, I’ve found a pretty big volume drop using both pickups, so generally just use the P solo’d.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2017

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