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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by kalgore, Mar 13, 2013.


  1. kalgore

    kalgore

    Mar 13, 2013
    Doncaster
    Hi Guys,

    I am new to this forum and site and i have just today bought a Epiphone Bass I am pleased with the sound and feel and I just wondered if this is a good bass as far as basses go.

    It didnt cost me a fortune but it is weighty I have found after 2 hours of playing and my tips are on fire.....

    Im just a lightweight.

    I am gonna try to up a picture I cant find a review for this one online anywhere its like a sunburst but not a cherry if you know what I mean.

    Kal
     
  2. kalgore

    kalgore

    Mar 13, 2013
    Doncaster
    Here it is let me know if you know anything about this one
     

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  3. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 God of Thunder and Rock and Roll Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Rochester NY USA
    Endorsing Cataldo Basses, Whirlwind products, Thunderbucker pickups
    Welcome! Epiphones can be fine basses certainly far better than I started off on!
     
  4. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 God of Thunder and Rock and Roll Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Rochester NY USA
    Endorsing Cataldo Basses, Whirlwind products, Thunderbucker pickups
    Thats a sharp bass! Not much you cant do with that!
     
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Welcome to TB. Looks like a nice 'Paul lookin' bass. Like the fret markers.

    There's so much good stuff on this site. Lotsa cool pics too.
     
  6. I just sold an Epiphone Allen Woody bass and wish I hadn't. I played out with it for about 5 years, recorded 2 records with it. Epi's can be great. If you like it than that's all that matters, right?
     
  7. greggster59

    greggster59

    Oct 31, 2006
    New Jersey
    Welcome to Talkbass.

    Nice bass. Good looker. What model is it? Appears quite nicely built.
    My first was an Epiphone Rumblekat. Excellent bang for the buck.
     
  8. Nice user name. Nice bass too. :D Welcome.
     
  9. jbossolo

    jbossolo

    Sep 22, 2011
    Good looking axe. Welcome to TB! :bassist:
    Just stay off the classifieds, and you'll be OK. ;)
     
  10. LarryCrabtree

    LarryCrabtree

    Sep 19, 2011
    Nice LP bass. I brought one back from the grave like it. If it's a little high you can have someone do a setup or check out this site and there are several good instructions on doing your own setups. This can help with the playability.
     
  11. lang3735

    lang3735

    Mar 13, 2012
    Sydney Australia
    Welcome! :D
     
  12. gr8bassplayer

    gr8bassplayer

    Feb 12, 2013
    Nebraska
    Welcome to TB! Hopefully the GAS( gear acquisition syndrome) this site gives you doesn't hit you too hard too soon...
     
  13. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    You played it 2 hours your first day. That's a good sign it's a good bass ;) You really have to search to find bad basses these days. Even the drop dead beginner stuff isn't horrible, and Epiphone is a midline brand, so you're in good shape.
     
  14. mstott25

    mstott25

    Aug 26, 2005
    Guntersville, AL
    Some of the best advice I've ever seen around here. Enjoy your bass
     
  15. drummer5359

    drummer5359 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 10, 2011
    Pittsburgh PA USA
    Welcome to TB.

    I've not played an Epiphone like that, but it looks very cool.

    The group on here is friendly and knowledeable. Have fun!
     
  16. lolmont

    lolmont

    Jan 2, 2013
    Brooklyn, NY
    My first bass was a Epiphone EB-3. Welcome to the bass world and enjoy your nice new piece of wood.
     
  17. purfektstranger

    purfektstranger

    Apr 10, 2003
    Canada
    Welcome aboard and congratulations on your new bass. I dig the color and the neck with the inlays. Rock it hard !
     
  18. kalgore

    kalgore

    Mar 13, 2013
    Doncaster
    Thanks to all the welcome messages......I really appreciate it I will have a look around thanks to all.

    The model is supposed to be a Epiphone Les Paul Special and thats what it says on the nut cover but they only come in Cherry burst and the black black black model ^^

    So I am not sure exactly what model it is as the nut cover may be wrong and also the knobs seem to be from another bass to...

    Any ideas or if anyone has seen one of these like this before let me know.
     
  19. greggster59

    greggster59

    Oct 31, 2006
    New Jersey

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