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Epiphone Flying V Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hella_Groovy, Feb 6, 2005.

  1. Hella_Groovy


    Aug 31, 2004
    Richmond Va
    Does anyone know if epiphone still offers a flying V bass? I don't see it anywhere on thier website, hoping I won't have to resort to building one...
  2. orange_nate

    orange_nate Guest

    Apr 15, 2004
    hey I've had my epi V since may'04. You can still get them at http://www.music123.com but im pretty sure they stopped making them. ...its light and plays like a dream...-nate
  3. Hella_Groovy


    Aug 31, 2004
    Richmond Va
    How about the sound? I've played the epi eb3, is it like that at all?
  4. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Imagine a Thunderbird with less sustain.
  5. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    The one I owned a couple of years ago had the absolutely hottest pickups I've ever experienced in a passive bass. It was a pretty cool bass, actually. I had the hard case, too. Now, why was it I sold it....? :eyebrow: :D
  6. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    They're a great live bass but hell in the studio IMO. My guitarist brought one in when we recorded a demo and wanted me to use it. Kept sliding off my leg, sounded like hell in the mix, so I grabbed my trusty old P-bass.