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Check out Rob Allen's new bass "Deep Five"

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by banditcosmo, Jun 17, 2003.

  1. banditcosmo

    banditcosmo Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2002
    Charlottesville, Va.
  2. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    You know...I really....really like that. Thanks for the link. :)
  3. Wow... that's sweet!
  4. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    I think I saw an ad for that in the latest BP. Pretty pretty.
  5. Me want!

  6. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I'm gonna have to get myself an Allen one-a-dese-days. I've drooled over the 6 string fretless that BunnyBass had many times.

    That Deep5 is kinda the same basic idea as the Curbow that's currently being built to my specs.

    The Curbow has:
    -2 1/2" thick Spanish Cedar back-hollowed out, of course
    -1/8" Sitka Spruce top with F-hole and classical guitar style bracing
    -6 string fretless rockwood neck with rockwood fretboard and sperzel tuners
    -Rick Turner Piezo bridge, or Lightwave pickups
    -TI Acousticore strings

    I'm going to be in real trouble when this thing is complete...
  7. Not for me...

    I dun like single cuts(unless it's JP's ;))


    I am not a fan of that headstock at all...nice finish though.

  8. LM Bass

    LM Bass

    Jul 19, 2002
    Vancouver, BC
    I like Rob's new models, though the Deep 5 shape isn't as nice as his regular shape, in my opinion. Great concept, and the koa is gorgeous!

    I wonder what kind of transducer is in the top?
  9. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    :bawl: no "Deep Four" ?!?

    hmmm...maybe a custom? :rolleyes:
  10. banditcosmo

    banditcosmo Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2002
    Charlottesville, Va.
    Look down in the bottom of the pic with the description, "4 or 5 string" . But I bet you will still have to wait a while to get one.
  11. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    I've only played one Rob Allen and it sounded fantastic. Just a solid thump. That said, I hate single cut aways but would take one on a good deal. ;)
  12. slam

    slam Guest

    Mar 22, 2000
    That looks mahhhvelous. I wish I could afford to get a Rob Allen. Every time I go to NYC I play one at Rudy's on 48th St and I love it. I wonder how much these will cost. No price on the site.
  13. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    That has my name written all over it !
  14. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    derrr :confused:

    thanks! :)
    true true. Not to mention havin' a few disposable simoleons available.

    I think I'll keep savin' for a Demeter power amp for my current R/a's and
    maybe re-visit de-frettin' my Casady :p
  15. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    This looks okay, but a little awkward next to the original design. I think Allen got it right the first time.

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