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Ed Friedland reviews the Carvin SB5000 - Highly recommended!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by LutherHeggs00, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. LutherHeggs00


    Apr 11, 2006

    el jeffe bass likes this.
  2. Mr Guy

    Mr Guy

    Sep 27, 2010
    If that's not a bass face, I don't know what is...
  3. kcolyar


    Feb 28, 2007
    Moab, Ut 84532
    I love his reviews, almost as good as being in a store. This just makes me want an SB even more!!!!!
  4. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    I love Ed's reviews as well, seems like a cool cat :)
  5. Aspidites


    Oct 20, 2009
    Berkeley CA
    I just can't past the appearance of those things.
  6. Next up is that new Epi w/ the piezo . . . that ought to be interesting. I wish he did more of these - MUCH better than the crap on TV!! :D
  7. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    That was a great review and the SB5000 has got to be the deal on a new bass there is. I could see spending some dough on one in my future!
  8. 30hertz


    Jul 6, 2006
    The bass sounds great and I want to like it but that headstock is one of the ugliest I've ever seen... and I own a Carvin.
  9. Aspidites


    Oct 20, 2009
    Berkeley CA
  10. edfriedland


    Sep 14, 2003
    Austin, TX
    Thanks for the good feedback. You want more videos? All it takes is money!
    el jeffe bass likes this.
  11. Rosebud


    Jan 3, 2007
    hahaha. Seriously, helpful videos.
  12. LutherHeggs00


    Apr 11, 2006
    I'm no fan of the headstock either - but then again they do offer other choices. I went on the Carvin website and configured one up and it only came to $1,249! That is a pretty good deal.

    Too bad their site does not show you the end result of your choices. That would be very helpful.
  13. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Check is in the mail Ed :hyper:

    Sorry I missed you on your recent trip back here.
  14. CDweller


    Oct 24, 2009
    Clearwater, FL
    I used to think so too, but somehow it's grown on me. My fretless B50 has one, and it's cool.
  15. baddarryl

    baddarryl Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2008
    Cape Fear!
    +1000! I would have ordered one by now if it weren't for that!
  16. Please review the Godin Shifter...how much should I make the cheque out for....? :)
  17. Tone monster! I'd love one of the SB4000 models. And here I thought I was (4 string) GAS free. If they make one of these in a wide spaced 6 string someday I'm totally jumping ship.
  18. conqr


    Feb 16, 2009
    Sticks in my aesthetics craw as well, but oh my do these things sound good.
  19. Mikio


    Feb 21, 2009
    Santiago de Chile
    after the review I checked the site, and I can't believe the bass is so "cheap"! it's worth half an american deluxe 2010 JBass.... and it has one more fret!!!!!!!!
  20. ArticulatedFeel


    Dec 12, 2009
    That is a damn good bass face.

    Also very nice review. I always enjoy watching them. :)

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