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Man, I got GAS.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sedan_dad, Oct 18, 2006.


  1. sedan_dad

    sedan_dad

    Feb 5, 2006
    Columbus,Ohio
    This time for a '51 RI.
    I've ruled out the Dirnt because of the pick-ups and the neck.
    The Sting wouldn't be bad if it didn't have that goofy 12th fret marker.
    That leaves the MIA and the CIJ.
    The MIA is a little pricey which leaves the CIJ.
    How happy are you owners with it?
    I play necks ranging from the Geddy twig to a '57 RI 4 lane highway.Where does this fall?
    How does the bass feel overall?
    What's it weigh?
    Butterscotch or burst?
     
  2. scottbass

    scottbass Bass lines like a big, funky giant

    Jul 13, 2004
    Southern MN
    I can't tell you about the feel or the weight, but I can tell you what I think it should look like: Butterscotch. Too many bursts around. Be more unique - and delightfully vintage!
     
  3. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    The neck is pretty huge, but it felt fine for me except for the mega-glossy finish.

    I just really wish the butterscotch was the right color- that faded yellow/cream sorta color instead of the bright-as-hell bumblebee yellow they use.
     

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