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is this the new Billy S. Yamaha signature bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by barroso, Apr 29, 2002.


  1. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
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    down, on the left corner.
     
  2. Johnny BoomBoom

    Johnny BoomBoom Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2001
    Glasgow, Scotland
    barroso - having looked at their website it appears to be a BEX4C semi hollow body bass. Why Billy isn't getting to hold his signature series bass in the pic I can't say. His signature series basses still seem to be the usual design - P-bass like.
     
  3. But, I've read that Billy's new signature bass is based on the BEX, so to answer barosso's question I'd say: "yes, yes it is".
    Don't know what happened to his old signature Attitude bass, or that line in general. Is it discontinued perhaps?
     
  4. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I don't think it's discontinued. I just think they have added a second bass under the Billy Sheehan banner.
     
  5. Johnny BoomBoom

    Johnny BoomBoom Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2001
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Well I've just been to

    www.billysheehan.com

    It's a prototype bass that he is working on with Yamaha, so I guess it's his new signature series. I think the attitude basses will still continue. His comments suggest that the bass will be available for mere mortals like us soon!