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Laguna Ocean Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by frenchy33, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. frenchy33


    Mar 2, 2008
    Im getting a laguna ocean bass
    any thoughts?
    bartollini pickups:)
    hipshot bridge and pegs:)
    neck thru:)
    soft maple body, maple neck w/ rosewood fingerboard
  2. smogg


    Mar 27, 2007
    NPR, Florida
    I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
    I demoed a 5er at GC not to long ago and think it's a nice bass for the money. I would gig with it.
  3. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
    I've played the fretless. I was real impressed with the tonal versatility and playability, but I don't think it's worth the $750 price. I'd buy one for $400 though.
  4. MoD_Scotty


    Jul 22, 2007
    Thrapston, UK
    My thoughts exactly. Hopefully they'll come down in price a little eventually.
  5. As was mentioned on another thread about these basses, they are now selling for $599 in the latest GC ad (the 4 string is, at least).

    A cheaper alternative is the Ibanez SR500, which has the same electronics, a high level of build quality and features, and a name that is better known than Laguna..... The Ocean for $600 sounds like a good deal - I'm just not sold on it for $750, though....

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