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Interesting listing

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by alexit, Nov 19, 2006.

  1. alexit


    Feb 21, 2006
    Noticed this on craigslist:


    Weird. The guy says its a corvette 5-string, but the body style looks like a streamer. Was the corvette different long ago?

    And I thought MEC pickups had exposed poles. Hmm...
  2. LookIt'sSteve17


    Oct 31, 2006
    Nope, corvette's always been what it is now to my knowledge...

    A. This guy's wrong.
    B. I smell a rat.
  3. No Dice. That's a streamer standard. They still make that in the Warwick rockbass series.
  4. Papersen


    Mar 22, 2002
    I believe it´s a Streamer Std. They looked like that before becoming what today is the Rockbass Series by Warwick.

    Notice the pickups shape, 1 piece bridge and top mounted jack. I believe that body was made of Carolena and was offered in different colors. I can assure you that´s not Bubinga.

    I had the chance to play one sometime ago and was less than impressed with them. The quality and tone is quite distant from a real Warwick.

    The seller obviously made many mistakes and smells a bit fishy.
  5. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004

    Non curved body and one-piece bridge.

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