Happy NBD!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by alanolynn, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. alanolynn


    Aug 19, 2012
    Yup, first actual "new" bass in a long time. The Ibanez TMB-310.

    Had it shipped to work so I could open it immediately. Zzounds worked another miracle and had it shipped in about 16 hrs from time of order.:wideyed:

    Came set up okay. Most I could find was the neck has a lot of relief, but the instrument itself survived shipping. I'll have the check the electronics when I get home.

    I'm still floored by the finish. Sure it's not for everyone, but this is DEFINITELY a head turner, whether you like it or not.

    Suppose I should get back to work. *sigh*:unsure:
  2. Raw N Low

    Raw N Low If I can't hear it, hopefully I'll feel it Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    Denver, Colorado
    Love the finish. Makes me think of the club and lounge scenes from the 70's. Congrats!
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  3. bassstrangler


    Mar 2, 2015

    If I knew you wanted one I would have sold you mine. Great bass, but it sits in a case. I dug it when I bought it but as with most fancy sparkly items I lose interest. Mine came with a heavily birdseyed neck. Did yours? Or was mine a fluke?

    Anyway, congratulations on the NBD, I hope you stay enthralled and play it as it should be played.
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  4. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    what a looker! very nice! congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
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  5. Bodeanly


    Mar 20, 2015
    Cool brown bass. Just kidding. It’s red, right? Kidding again. Way too much coffee today. No offense to those who are seriously color blind. Block inlays always win!
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  6. alanolynn


    Aug 19, 2012
    Sadly no, plain jane maple. Still comfy though.
  7. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    Betcha it plays just like buttah. Green metallic sparkly buttah. Yummm. o_O
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  8. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    Good bass for a great price...best color, too.
    I wish Ibanez would offer this finish and maybe a few other sparkle finishes on the TMB600.
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  9. alanolynn


    Aug 19, 2012
    Played an outdoor party yesterday and holy crap! This is the instrument I've been waiting for! So many tones, so much control, and sooooo much fun. I recommend this grooves machine to ANYONE!
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  10. alanolynn


    Aug 19, 2012

    Don't mind the goofy grin, haha
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  11. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016
    That's not goofy... that's 'Cloud Nine'.
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