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czek spector 5 question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tim Cole, Sep 29, 2002.

  1. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Can you get a resonably close music man tone out of this bass? I am considering the switch, but would like to be able to get close to the same tone I am getting now with my ray 5. Thanks in advance!
  2. I've only ever played a 4 string spector, but if you want something to complement your 4 string ray, why not a 5 string ray?

    I know the Ray 5 is more like a Sterling, but IME, both the Ray and the Sterling can get the same tones. The Sterling is a little more versatile IMO, so a Ray 5 would be a good choice.
  3. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    I've got the ray 5, and am thinking about parting with it to afford the spector. I'd just like to know if I could get "close" to the same tone....
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I've owned Spector 5's & SR5's & I felt thet each had it's own distinct sound. Especially the Ray.

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