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I just gotta show off.....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassmonkey63, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. bassmonkey63


    Apr 23, 2011
    my Ibanez BTB 450 QM, it's a discontinued model but I got it at a good price and I love it!:p

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  2. busta_bird


    Mar 11, 2010
    Lexington, KY
    Very nice. I have a BTB1000e (natural) and love it. It pairs REALLY well with the VT bass pedal. I won't play mine without it.
  3. Jay2U

    Jay2U Not as bad as he lóòks

    Dec 7, 2010
    23 ft below sea level
    Congrats, it sure looks good! :cool:
  4. Cool! Congrats on the new axe, she's a beauty.

    Reminds me of mine...
  5. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Fusion Cats Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Beautiful! Enjoy, and play the heck out of it!
  6. bassmonkey63


    Apr 23, 2011
    Your bass is a beauty too!!!!:D
  7. Mr.Bassie720

    Mr.Bassie720 Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2005
    Washington DC,Silver Spring,MD
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    Congrats. Beautiful finish. If it sounds half as good as it looks, I can see why you're excited. Looks like a keeper.
  8. Nice, I like the color.
  9. AmadeusXeno


    Mar 8, 2011
    Nice buy. I have a BTB456QM which is the 6 string version. Mine has a black stain on it and altough it looks good I gotta say yours looks better.
  10. JonahTheAmazing


    Dec 19, 2010
    Now those are some neat tops.
  11. BassDaddy77


    Feb 12, 2010
    NE Ohio
    Did these come stock w/ the Barts? Mine is the blue quilt version and has Ibby p'ups...:confused:
  12. Jammin Johneboy

    Jammin Johneboy Guest

    Dec 23, 2011
    The BTB QM 400 had Ibanez pickups while the BTB QM 450 had Barts I believe .
  13. BassDaddy77


    Feb 12, 2010
    NE Ohio
    Thanks Jammin. I didn't realize there were 2 versions of the QM series. Now I'm curious how much difference the Barts make over the stock Ibanez p'ups. Honestly, I think my BTB sounds fantastic with the stockers, but the Barts are intriguing. Are the preamps the same between the 400 and 450 QM basses?

    Bassmonkey, that is a beauty of a bass!
  14. MyMusic


    Jun 1, 2010
    Dover, De
    Badmonkey, that's a beauty. I had the opportunity to try one out at Sam Ash and they play very nicely. Take care of it and enjoy it.
  15. Jammin Johneboy

    Jammin Johneboy Guest

    Dec 23, 2011
    Bassmonkey and Phadreus those are both gorgeous looking basses , very cool .

    Bassdaddy like most things in the world of art , (and music is definately an artform) peoples opinions are subjective ( everyone has thier personal preferances ) . I have read online people who love the Ibanez pickups over the Barts and did not like the Barts , and people who love the Barts over the Ibanez's and did not like the Ibanez's. I've read that the Barts are darker sounding and the Ibanez's are brighter. It's really just a matter of what sound you prefer, its a personal choice .

    I do not know about the pre-amps , so I can not comment on them .

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