Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DFlynnBass, Jun 30, 2004.

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  1. DFlynnBass


    Jun 30, 2004
    I purchased a lightwave bass, Saber A 5 string fretless from and want to let you know that this bass is not only a screamer, it is truly a work of art. I would be interested in hearing from other bassists that are playing these basses and your opinions. I have only had the opportunity to play live twice with this bass and from those 2 experiences, it was phenomenal. Additionally, I have been extremely pleased with the staff at this company, ther customer service is outstanding and if you are considering purchasing a lightwave system, would recommend contacting them in Ohio.
  2. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
  3. artistanbul

    artistanbul Nihavend Longa Vita Brevis

    Apr 15, 2003
    I heard they had a great upright bass sound to them. they were being blown out once in ebay. With about 350$ buy it now price. Should have bought one then.. :/

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    Steve and Mike wilson are the Koolest Kats around.I have nothing but the highest level of Respect for them and what they are striving towards.I have a 5 string Fretless Lightwave and it is the Bomb and sings like a Bird.I recently put a set of Tomastic Acousticore strings(E-C)on it and it is a match made in Heaven.The ones they sell for $350 are prototypes.

    If you haven't seen it,I'm in the July(04)issue of Bass Player Magazine in an Ad for Lightwave-Music.
  5. sigh.

    Lightwave Systems (Carpintera, CA) will be coming out with the new Saber line this year.

    don't forget, they're the boys that started it all.

    i'll provide how i REALLY feel via PM or e-mail.

  6. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Wow....First post, and it's nothing but an ad for a Music Store.... :eyebrow:
  7. jongor

    jongor Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    What is the point of this post?

    I for one am interested in opinions of this bass.
  8. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    My point was fairly obvious, wasn't it? The post reads like a shill, to me. Nothing more, nothing less.

    I'm interested in the Lightwave basses, too. Always have been.
  9. bassmonkeee: dead on my friend.

    ask lightwave music about the Roland option. :rolleyes:

  10. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Hmmm, looks like the beginnings of "Lightwave Wars"[​IMG]
  11. nahh, i'm done.

    i just hate for the real brains behind Lightwave get slighted by spam posts.

    what's round on the ends and hi in the middle? :smug:

    the real deal:

  12. bassman4340


    Apr 23, 2004
    I don't see a problem with a guy bragging on his new bass.
    I'm also interested in Lightwave, but I notice everytime a new Lightwave thread starts a certain someone (who will remain nameless) chimes in with a totally negative remark and posts a link to a company whose website hasn't had a new post or update in years! Sounds like sour grapes to me. :crying:
  13. ME ME!!!

    completely understand this take on the situation. things will be changing.

    bassman, i got your PM. would have been nice if you would have waited for my reply before coming to a public conclusion.

    i agree, my responses don't look good on the surface.

    however, bassmonkeee picked up on the odor with aplomb.

    i will respond in private.

  14. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    I would be curious to hear these of the few things I am not that familiar with. Anybody got clips?
  15. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
  16. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Since SPAM is against the rules, I am closing this one.

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