Czech Spectors

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bste9, Jul 11, 2003.

  1. bste9


    Jun 15, 2000
    St. Louis
    Hey all,
    I was killing sometime last night and stopped in at guitar center. TO my surprise they now carry spectors. Ive played the Q series before and didnt like em that much, but they did have the rebops and a Czech spector there. THe rebop was pretty good, but man i love the czech. felt great and great tone. The neck was much nicer and more comfortable then my warwick. Anyone know where u can get good deals on these babies, new or used?
  2. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
  3. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The ReBop is Czech made as well as the NS-CR seties.

    I've found a few good deals on eBay, if you don't mind pre-owned.
  5. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    the absolute nicest spector i have played was ninos old usa white spector at bass central...go see if you can find a deal on a usa...

    why did you trade it? man white and all pretty...o man..i shouldve bought it...:bawl:

  6. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Just needed a change. If you think the white one played nice, you should of played my Trans-orange one!!!!! SICK!!!!!!
  7. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    The Mitten
    I just purchased a Spector ReBop 5 natural oil, freakin awesome bass! It's a Euopean alder hand carved body made in the Czech Republic, the neck is rosewood,EMG active pick ups. Anyway it's all there, tone is great good lows and highs. The neck is very comfy to play. It's a light and balanced bass. Very versitle to say the least. I highly recommend this bass to anyone 4 or 5 string. I would recommend the entry level proformance Spector as well let alone a Czech, I think when I get an extra $300.00 I am going to pick one up, checkout thier website, mine is the Natural Oil, natural wood body with varished neck...sweet, but anyway I'd do it if I were you.
  8. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    The Mitten

    If you live near Detroit I got a guy at GC he could hook you up where I got mine?
  9. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    I just picked up a SSD Czech NS-4CR-FM for $500
  10. Brian Barrett

    Brian Barrett Commercial User

    Nov 25, 2001
    Cane Ridge, TN (Nashville)
    Dealer, Builder
    I've got a buddy locally that is thinking of selling his 5 NS CR.

    If your interested I'll be happy to call him on it. Its amber and in good condition.
  11. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    I love my Czech to daeth.. emerald stain 5. I modified the electronics and tuning too. is blowing out Czech spectors and has 5's for $1099 new, and 4's for $999 I believe. Its a great deal, but there is limited color selection. Ebay is also a great place to get good deals on these.
  12. I love my 6, plays nice and off a decent amp you can get some really nice tone from it.
  13. RevGroove

    RevGroove Commercial User

    Jul 21, 2002
    Burlington ON Canada
    Dept. Mgr (Account Services) @ Long & McQuade (Burlington)
    What did you not like about the Q? I have two Professional Series 5 string basses, both neck through and Q...and it sounds pretty good! I mean, I'm upgrading them both slowly, cuz I've been spoiled by playing high end basses at my store, but they're great as they are!
  14. "I modified the electronics and tuning too. "

    What did you do to the electronics 5stringDNA?
  15. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO

    I didn't do a whole lot- Mine came with the aguilar OBP-1 preamp, which combined with the active EMG's put out a VERY hot signal, despite being only 9v. To control the tone a little easier I change the pots a little. Instead of all 25k pots with volume/volume/bass/treble I changed it to volume/50k balance/bass/treble. I think its a little easier to work with and control my tone this way.
  16. Yea It is a strong signal. My Spector Doesnt have 2 Volume knobs. Well one acts more of a bland knob while the other is a full on volume. Cant blend unless the main volume is up. Is that normal? 5stringEurogreen
  17. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    My post in this Spector thread.
  18. 2099


    Jul 4, 2003
    I bought a brand new Czech Spector NS-5CRFM, I assume it is a 2003 model. I was wondering if it is worth it to change to preamp. Will I get much of a difference? I have heard that the Aguilar preamps are better.
  19. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I like to call them Czechtors :D
  20. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Something makes me think you don't really care you are a whore:oops:

    j/k ;)