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Have youheard of a TBS?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Billy Low, Mar 20, 2006.


  1. Billy Low

    Billy Low

    Apr 14, 2003
    Chicago
    Sandberg Guitars
    :confused: My buddy is looking to sell me a bass that he just recently received as payment for services rendered. I haven't seen the bass, he says it's a TBS custom 5. I'm not familliar with any other TBS except the Carvin models, which he states it is definately not. He wants $400 bucks for it. Does anyone have a clue as to what this may be, and if so, is this a fair price?:confused:
     
  2. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    Billy -

    I am not familiar with that brand but I know one thing: $400 will buy you an excellent "Name-Brand" entry/intermediate bass brand new.

    Yamaha, Fender, Ibanez, Peavey, and any one of many other well-known manufacturers come to mind.

    Just my .02
     
  3. i've never heard of it, but i would ask him if you can see it first, then if its worth 400 bucks, buy it, if not, don't! :)
     
  4. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Definately play it first.
     
  5. Billy Low

    Billy Low

    Apr 14, 2003
    Chicago
    Sandberg Guitars
    Definately gonna play it first, just looking for some info.
     
  6. Try to take pictures of it. I'm sure there may be someone on here who can recognize it.