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Lakland 55-02 against the 55-94??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by djbyron, Jan 18, 2002.

  1. djbyron


    Jan 18, 2002
    Saratoga, NY
    Just curious if anyone has played both of these basses and could fill me in on the AUDIBLE differences. (Obviously there are construction pros and cons). :confused:
  2. I have a 55-94. The electronics are the same - hell, if the neck is stable *I* may buy a Skyline. Seems to me that the price of a 55-02 and a set of Hipshot Ultralites is less than the price of a shiny new made in the USA 55-94.

    I'd like to A/B them also. Has anyone played both?

  3. Yes, and I don't want to get Dan Lakin (my former employer) mad at me, but if you can get by the cheaper hardware, and the flat sawn neck, and the plastic nut, the dyed fingerboard, and the fact that they are not offering a figured top, or a fretless (yet). Then, by all means, you should buy the 55-02. It's a great bass for the price.

    just my .02