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Just got my Lakland 4-94!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mikeluch, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. mikeluch

    mikeluch Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 30, 2004
    Ocala, FL
    Just received my Lakland 4-94 Dlx. Plays like butter. Here she is
  2. Beautiful bass. If you don't mind my asking, how much did you have to throw down to get it? Lakland is definately on my wish list.
  3. mikeluch

    mikeluch Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 30, 2004
    Ocala, FL
    Jazz Lover, $2299 delivered new in box with case from Bass Central
  4. Do you know how the import Laklands stack up to yours?
  5. mikeluch

    mikeluch Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 30, 2004
    Ocala, FL
    Actually, very well. Same electronics, assembled in USA, plays great. I have read other posts that say 80% of the bass for 50% of the price. I just had the USA lakland on my wish list
  6. Thanks for the help. Your level of bass will stay on my wish list for years but I might be able to swing the import a lot sooner.
  7. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004

    i saw a lakland in a music store today, try it and quit like it!!!

    im just wondering> how can i tell if it is a USA or a Skyline??

    it cost 1800$ and the guy told me it was 3700 new like it was a USA one..... but i want to make sure it is not the skyline and im paying for the real thing....

  8. bassthumpa


    Aug 31, 2004
    Austin, TX
  9. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    Awesome! I want one so bad :(!
  10. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars

    The word SKYLINE across the headstock should tip you off.
  11. Those stickies come of easily(there's a black 55-02 in the for sale section with both "skyline" and "made in korea" removed).....look for the "Fishman" battery box on back, I think the US version uses a different one. I would get the s/n off the headstock and call Dan over at Lakland to be sure.
  12. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    i chequed today again, it says "made in USA" behind the headstock :)

    im getting it tommorrow :) :)

    never thought ill be playing a lakland, but today i tryed one for first time, felt great and was VERY verstile, and thats a must for me.

    if anyone can help me out with what does the switch does it would be great, i know it has to do with the wireing of the hummbucker, but dont know eactly what...

  13. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    i have another question...

    all the pics i saw on the net but the one of this topic had no battery comparment, so the battery is with the pre amp...

    but the one im etting and the one on this thread pic had a separate battery comparment...... so is it that it is a different odel? different year? or what>?

  14. jive1

    jive1 Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Early Lakland Skylines did not have Skyline written on the headstock.
  15. jive1

    jive1 Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Wow, I had to check and make sure mine wasn't stolen. It looks just like my 4-94. Great bass - congratulations.
  16. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    I've never been a fan of light-colored fingerboards, but Laklands are the best looking IMO. Extremely cool. They look like a bar of white chocolate to me (maybe they taste as good :D ). Congratulations!
  17. Stox


    Mar 18, 2005
    London UK
    %@XX damn, you beat me to it! :D
  18. Daywalker


    Apr 13, 2005
    Wow that's sweet! I had no idea Laklands were that expensive though...

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