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Dagummit, I just *HAD* to go to to Bass Central didn't I?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by CYoung, Nov 24, 2001.

  1. CYoung


    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    First off, I know a few of you Bass Central guys are here, so let me say thanks for the great service when I visited today. You guys are fantastic! I walked in, said my budget is X dollars, I prefer 4 string, whaddya got? Seconds later, I was hooked up to an amp with about six basses to try!

    Ok, I guess I have been living under a rock because I have never seen such an array of lovely high-end basses before today. Such lovely Wals, Alembics, and Warwicks.....oh my.

    The real standout today was the Lakland Joe Osborne. Sunburst finish, 4 string, passive. Very nice! The Warwick Thumb Bolt On was an unpleasant surprise - neck too thick. MTD Kingston was very nice.

    Anyway, thought I would share these pointless ramblings.
  2. too bad it's in flordia....all i hear is excellent things about there. I would love to go. Oh well. If you's ever wanna expand, you can always make a store in...

    <--- :D

    Hey just a suggestion! :rolleyes:
  3. rickreyn


    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    I was looking for the last chapter of the story, but it wasn't there!
  4. Darn, you picked a day I was off!!!

    Well, you probably met Neal, he's Dirty Road Cola here on the boards. Glad you had a good experience, which one did you leave with? ;)

    Next time you're gonna stop by, let me know!! (That goes for all y'all... :D)
  5. Orco87


    Mar 26, 2000
    I was just in Florida a few days ago! I briefly thought of Bass Central, but I didn't know it was in Florida! Ain't nothin in Texas but mars music and guitar center (which I ain't dissin' or nothin', but the selection isn't as good as a freakin' store full of basses!) Boy to I feel like crap.....
  6. CYoung


    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    Unfortunately, I did not find any basses that were in the "must have" category. The Joe Osborne was VERY nice, though, and may eventually be a part of my collection, but not in the immediate future.

    I mostly wanted to relate to all that this is a way cool bass place to visit and is worth the time to find it!
  7. Harpo


    Feb 1, 2001
    Kings Park NY
    My Wife just ordered My Stingray 5 from them.
    I will be in the Tampa area in Jan I hope to stop in
    for a visit .
  8. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Where exactly is the Bass Central in Florida????? I think i will have to take a field trip there pretty soon.:D
  9. CYoung


    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    Gard, maybe you can answer this for me. The Joe Osborne bass was very nice indeed, but had an odd sound quality to it. I swear it sounded almost like it was chorused. Is this a design factor? Strings? The bass had a very warm sound, but I couldn't help but wonder if the odd sound was normal or not.

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