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Gibson SG Reissue 4-String Bass.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AcousticBass, Sep 14, 2005.


  1. AcousticBass

    AcousticBass

    May 28, 2005
    hey i just seen the Gibson SG Reissue 4-String Bass on musicansfriend it look sweet and i guess its good for playing fast which i consider one of my things, plus the looks are sweeet, does anyone know any info on these babies? what about the Gibson EBO is that better? do thesse basses have a muddy sound? is the Gibson SG Reissue 4-String Bass worth $999?
     
  2. AcousticBass

    AcousticBass

    May 28, 2005
    anyone have any info on this bass? anyone play a gibson ebo or anything like a sg?
     
  3. AGCurry

    AGCurry

    Jun 29, 2005
    Kansas City
    My first real bass was an EB-0. I thought it was cool at the time (36 years ago), but I think that's because it was my first bass...

    I've also owned and played an EB-2.

    Don't know about the SG bass. But if it's like an EB-0, my opinion is that $999 is a lot more than it's worth.
     
  4. bad_andy

    bad_andy

    Sep 21, 2005
    Omaha, NE
    I had an EB-0 for a while that I loved and had restored, before having to sell it. With a new set of strings and some TLC it was a fun bass to play, but I wouldn't use it as a main axe... unless I was touring in a Cream cover band. :smug: Now if the new one has modern electronics, I'd love to test drive it.
     
  5. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    I would love to see Gibson making again those Grabber/G3/Ripper basses !!!!
     
  6. I heard that the Sg reissue sounds nothing like a EB-O. It supposed to be Much clearer and not muddy at all. Those pickups are thunderbird pickups in EB-3 clothing, so they arent the Sidewinder or "mudbucker" design which equals clearer tone.