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Fender/p-bass V.S Carvin/LB70

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by metalbass101, Jan 24, 2004.


  1. metalbass101

    metalbass101

    Jan 24, 2004
    Im a newbie and Im probly gonna be making lots of "v.s" and "or" topics.My first one;todays fender versus todays Carvin.I personaly would have to say Carvin.Compare the American P-Bass with a standard LB70 specwise.I think carvin has really changed over the years.Though we all have to give props to fender for making bass,they have mostly relied on p's and J's until now. What do you think?PLUS: here's a link to see a bunch of past/present carvin basses (and some guitars)
    http://www.thunderkiss65.com/carvinbassmuseum/ebay.html

    Its like wacthing a disorganised,incomplete evolution of man or something
     
  2. metalbass101

    metalbass101

    Jan 24, 2004
    gee, I wonder,would there be any posts here if I DIDNT say I was a newbie?
     
  3. Spam?:confused:
     
  4. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Uhhh.


    Yes?:confused:
     
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  6. Lockout

    Lockout

    Dec 24, 2002
    Illinois
    [​IMG] not [​IMG].

    ;)

    Sometimes you need to bump your topic to the top of the forum a few times before someone with an answer will reply. :)
     
  7. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California

    ... looks like someone wanted to reply to his own thread and started a new one by mistake....:D
     
  8. Beefbass

    Beefbass Guest

    Feb 4, 2001
    I own three Fenders-all MIM's. two are modded, but I have owned MIA's.

    I've only played a used Carvin LB70-today as a matter of fact. Greenburst finish. Except for the hole some idioy drilled in the headstock, it was in excellent condition.

    I would go Carvin. Why?
    IMHO no standard Fender precision is worth $900.00

    Most important reason; Fenders customer service SUCKS!!

    And from what others have been saying here recently, the QC at Fenders California plant is going right down the tubes.

    Ultimately, you have to decide whats best for you. IMHO-I would go Carvin, if given the choice between the two.

    Good luck to you. :)

    Tim
     
  9. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    That's what I'm assuming, too - merged with other Basses thread.
     
  10. Beefbass

    Beefbass Guest

    Feb 4, 2001
    Sorry for the typo; an IDIOT drilled thru that Carvin headstock.