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Dean; Edge or Sledge?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MrMe, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. MrMe


    Aug 26, 2007
    Oslo, Norway
    I'm (finally) going to buy me a new bass!
    And I have come down to two basses.

    Dean Edge Q6
    Dean Sledgehammer 5

    I need some help here.
  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Get the Edge. The Sledgehammer is very limited, IMO. The single humbucker is totally in the bridge position and gets no bottom at all.
  3. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I used to own an Edge 5. I'd buy another, it was a great bass. I'm sure the Sledge is nice, too.
  4. MrMe


    Aug 26, 2007
    Oslo, Norway
    It looks like I'm going to buy the Edge!
    Thanks for the comments!
  5. hey


    Jul 8, 2006
    You will have the same bass as me if you buy the Edge Q6. :D
  6. IMHO, I prefer the Sledgehammer 5. There's one at my local music shop. here's a link to it on Ebay from my home town with plenty of detailed pics. It plays really well and has a fairly meaty tone.
    The shop is called Grand Central Music and they're all really great guys. I go in there almost every week and they give my bass free setups and stuff like that.

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