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Looks like the NEW V2 Sire basses have landed

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jlepre, Oct 25, 2018.


  1. jlepre

    jlepre

    Nov 12, 2007
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
    So it appears that the V2 basses have hit the European market. Sire Version 2 Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 5 String White Blonde - Andertons Music Co.
    Prices have really jumped to $850 US from $699 US. Not sure I'm going to take the plunge on these newer models. I'm happy with my V1.

    EDIT: Looks like they are in the US market as well with a price bump to $769, so not as bad as I thought. Whoops! Hold on a second. It appears that the Gig bag is now a $50 add on, so now we're at $120!

    2nd Generation – Sire marcus miller p7 5st (ash) – Sire Webstore-USA
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2018
  2. jackn1202

    jackn1202

    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    They hit the US market too, I think they look great. Not too happy about the new battery cover though, the old one was plastic and you could just pop out the battery but the new one is ash and you have to screw it off. I mean it looks way better, but it's less functional.
     
  3. 80jazz

    80jazz

    Jun 28, 2008
    Kansas
    I see some color options are missing. I wonder they are just off the site or discontinued?
     
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  4. electro8

    electro8

    Oct 13, 2018
    Chicago
    I really hope that they keep selling the V1s. Rolled frets and ebony is nice and all, but a $499 bass that punches well above its weight is still huge.
     
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  5. lowdownthump

    lowdownthump Supporting Member

    Jul 17, 2004
    Yep. Unfortunately ,the more costly the materials and the more man-hours required the higher the price .
     
  6. No mention of anything like a versions 2 on Sire's website. Rather just a new bridge ? Listed at 549€ at Thomann.
     
  7. chris_b

    chris_b

    Jun 2, 2007
    Did I read that the version 2 basses would be lighter?
     
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