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Finally an AEB I like!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Snakeman1066, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. acousticfronttouse.


    snagged her at the Memorial Day sale At GC for a mere $185.00!

    had to wait for her to clear the police check.....about to string her up and give her a set-up
  2. mellowgerman

    mellowgerman Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL

    EDIT: nevermind, noticed the inside label. NICE!
  3. Yep model EG512CFG according to the sticker

    can't say i'm a huge fan of the pre-amp, but it is very loud unplugged, and plays better than any acoustic i have encountered as of yet, and at that price i simply couldn't pass it up!
  4. That's a $630.00 bass new!
  5. also one of the reasons i couldn't pass it up...lol
  6. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Nice one!
  7. Nice!! Tak;s guitars are amazing - I can only imagine what their basses are like . . .
  8. Agito


    Jun 27, 2009
    I had the Takamine EGC512, great bass.
  9. MD


    Nov 7, 2000
    Marin Co. CA.
  10. Jazzdogg

    Jazzdogg Less barking, more wagging!

    Jul 29, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I like my Takamine - it's great for working out songs without an amp, and playing acoustically with friends at home and on vacation, but I'm not fond of the strings; too zingy, and lacking on bottom.

    What kind of strings are you using?

    If a fellow TBer has tried using a soundhole plug to eliminate feedback when playing amplified, how'd it work for you?
  11. I find I need a plug when I am playing with the amp right behind me. It feeds back.

    As you turn up the amp, the feedback gets worse unless you use the plug.
  12. MD


    Nov 7, 2000
    Marin Co. CA.
    LaBella black nylon tape wounds. Nineteen bucks from the Carvin site.
    S&H is a bit high.
  13. currently using DR Bronze!
  14. Jazzdogg

    Jazzdogg Less barking, more wagging!

    Jul 29, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Thanks, guys!

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