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It's that time again.....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by thisSNsucks, Jul 2, 2005.

  1. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    GAS has settled in and I've been jonesin' for a 5-string. I want a 5-string mainly so I can start playin some heavy down tuned metal. Typically I love Fender style basses so I've looked into the RB5, but the 34" scale kinda scares me away. I know I could go for a Lakland or some other Fenderesque bass but I'm not crazy about their 5 string headstocks (love the 4s though) Anyway I got to looking into some more "metal" basses and thats when I found those Dingwall Afterburner I's. I hear that Dingwalls are awesome, they look great, could definatly hold up with the metal look. Any other suggestions for a good 5 string that can handle down tuned metal jams thats somewhere around $1000 US?
  2. bassit


    May 24, 2005
    China Mainland
    AS I know, Conklin GT5.
  3. Cantstandsya

    Cantstandsya Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2001
    Fontana, CA
    You can't go wrong with a Stingray 5 :bassist:
  4. Carvin
  5. bazzanderson


    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Fender MIA Jazz Bass Deluxe V. Awesome bass.

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