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Lakland Skyline 55-01

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jazzbassman13, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. jazzbassman13


    Jan 12, 2013
    Anyone own one of these?
    What do you think of it?
  2. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
    fEARful Kool-Aid dispensing liberal academic card-carrying union member Musicians Local 72-147
    Good basses. Terrific B string. I love the neck. Find a used one. Mine is NOT for sale. :D
  3. alwbass


    Nov 12, 2009
    Great bass, got mine new 3 years ago. I did change the pups and preamp to real Bartolini's, now it's a BEAST. I also play a Modulus Q5 & for certain types of music I prefer the 55-01. If you can find a used one you can't go wrong. Nothing in it's price range can touch it.
  4. Quackhead


    Jan 17, 2012
    Elk Grove, CA
    I had one for a couple of years, but I was forced to sell it when I lost my job. I still regret selling it. It had a fantastic B string. The electronics were solid and sounded good but it would have been nice to upgrade.
  5. They are really awesome.

  6. jazzbassman13


    Jan 12, 2013
    Thanks for the feedback :)

    I have heard they are very heavy??
  7. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    I wouldn't say that. Skyline weights can be variable, so there are probably a few boat anchors out there, but it's rare to find one over 10 lbs. in my experience.