Lakland Skyline

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dirk, Oct 10, 2001.

  1. dirk


    Apr 6, 2000
    Memphis, TN
    Hey guys,
    While surfing the web today, I cruised over to the Lakland website. My GAS takes me there often and my keyboard usually shorts out from the drool. On the cover page is a direct link to the new "economy" series called the Lakland Skyline series. The only disapointment was that they only have fives available right now. I know that next year when I my tax returns come in I'm going to be purchasing a new bass. Does anyone know if they will be releasing a four string, and also how much are these things going to go for. They look pretty nice. And I was pretty sure that I would be getting a MusicMan Sterling, but if they release a four I'll have to make a tough decision. Anyways, any other info on these basses would appreciated.

  2. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    There was another thread about this that had a link to another forum where a guy was talking about how he was ordering some to sell (I guess he was a dealer) he said that from what he knew, the four would be coming after a while, and the 5 should be coming in november. He said the price was around $1,100 , if I remeber correctly (don't trust what I said, because I am just trying to remember). The five looks good and will be one of the basses that are on my list. Probably will have to chose between a Stingray 5 and a Skyline. :D
  3. Dang, I've always like Laklands. $1100, huh? Do you know if that was for the 55-01 (w/soapbars) or the 55-02 (w/ MM/J pups)? I'm assuming that they're made in Korea or Japan, but does anybody know?
  4. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    5 Years ago, My uncle was able to get a real USA Made Lakland for only $1700.

    That bass is truly impressive still.
    Now you have to play $1100 for an overseas?
  5. PJR


    Jun 20, 2001
    N.E. PA