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FS/FT Tobias Toby Pro 6

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Biker4Him, Dec 7, 2005.


  1. I just got this Tobias Toby Pro 6. It's a great bass, it has a beautiful top and red finish on it. I really don't know what the wood combo is, but it has a wonderful warm, but puncy tone. It will also get pretty bright if you want it to (for slap happy people). It plays well, has really nice low action, and again, I was very surprised at how great the bass sounds. However;... I have other GAS pains... and I'm not sure that I was meant to play 6 strings.

    There is a nick in the headstock...it's hard to see from the front, but noticeable from the top/side. I included a pic of it. All the pics are thumbnailed.. so just click on them to enlarge!!!

    Shoot me any trade offers.. I never know what I might like ;) . Or, the first $425.00 get's it shipped to thier door as long as they are within the 48 states!!! (paypal included!!)

    Oh... comes with original Tobias hard shell case.
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  2. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    The body wings are maple, the neck is maple/wenge, and the fingerboard is rosewood.

    I've played one of these and they're darn cool for the money.
     
  3. is this MIK or MIJ? any idea of weight? thanks. :ninja:
     
  4. Thanks Vic... I thought that's what it was.. but wasn't sure enough to comment.

    wzrdofgz: it is MIK. As for the weight, I don'r know. I thought it was a tad heavy... however I am used to my Skjold which is right at 8 pounds...and I've never played a six before. I was using a 2 1/2" wide leather strap, and after an hour or so of practice I decided to sit down and give the old shoulder a rest. I'm sure a wider strap would help a lot...

    If I were to hazard a guess... I'd say it's 11 pounds. But that's just a guess...
     
  5. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    I haven't weighed one, but they are heavy to me. I'd GUESS at least 10 pounds. Could be more.
     
  6. Are you intrested in a lightwave for trades
     
  7. Thanks, but not really.
     
  8. still taking trade and/or cash offers.
     
  9. dannoman

    dannoman Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2004
    MTD Kingston Active 5 string????
     
  10. awww man... those are sweet basses... but alas, I really need to get rid of basses (and amps, and cabs)
     
  11. dannoman

    dannoman Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2004
    If you change your mind let me know.....
     
  12. bad_andy

    bad_andy

    Sep 21, 2005
    Omaha, NE
    How's the B string sound/feel? Does the bass balance well on a strap? Neck width at 24th fret?
     
  13. Robear22

    Robear22 Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Beach Park, Ill