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I'm such a benedict arnold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Deano Destructo, Oct 4, 2001.


  1. Deano Destructo

    Deano Destructo Music Man/Upton addict. Hasn't slept since 1979. Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I just brought about one of the first signs of the apocolypse by trading my Stingray 5 in on a '97 Thumb 5 NT:eek: and I could'nt be more ecstatic.:D Please don't hate me cause its beutiful;) .
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    It's funny. I feel the same way when I ignore a certian bass for a while. LOL :D
     
  3. Wasn't his name Benedict?

    Okay, I'm sorry. I'll leave now. :D
     
  4. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    B-E-N-E-D-I-C-T.

    Good for you on the Warwick upgrade (?). What makes you like the Warwick better?
     
  5. Deano Destructo

    Deano Destructo Music Man/Upton addict. Hasn't slept since 1979. Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Pardon my spelling:rolleyes: . I really have always loved that warwick growl and especially the way it's present in the highs of there thumb nt line. I also just love the over all look of the thumb 5's and even the way the neck feels like I could take it to the batting cages:D , but honestly its always felt like a supremely solid bass in my hands to me. The Stingray 5 was only a step(a great step but a step none the less)towards the sound I have in my head and so far this Thumb 5 NT is closest to that.;) ....Play What You Dig.
     
  6. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    CONGRATS!!! i too went from a musicman (sterling) to a thumb of the same era! 'course i still have my sterling...


    but yeah, you want growl, this is the bass to have. everything just feels and sounds perfect to me. lots of people bitch about warwick necks...but i think having something substantial is the way to go.


    and, if i may recommend, try your new thumb thru an SWR interstellar overdrive preamp. i just got one, and it brings out the EXACT sound i wanted. fat, clean, huge lows, growly mids, and a clear top end. it sounds EXACTLY like the bass sounds acoustically.


    jason
     
  7. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    congrats on your new bass - i'm glad you dig it.

    i'll address the spelling issue presently.
     
  8. awesome, man! everytime i try out a musicman i think "this bass is really cool, but if i got it, i'd love it for a while but get tired of it." the feeling i get from a good warwick is pure gold. i gotta have that growl.