Man these new olps sound awesome!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StErLiNgBaSsIsT, Oct 13, 2001.

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  1. StErLiNgBaSsIsT

    StErLiNgBaSsIsT Guest

    Oct 13, 2001
    I just bought the olp Stingray 5 the other day it sounds great. It was the same sound as the musicman stingray 5. Just for a bargain. Even though i use the sterling basses, My guitar player in my band said i neded a five string the octave pedal just wasn't cutting it. So i favor the stingray 5 as being one of the best 5 strings made, So i was looking in musicians friend and saw the olp bass, When i saw the price of 250 bucks, i said "Man, that incredible" and i didn't wanna spend 5 gigs worth of money on the musicman. So i bought the olp, It sounded great, it gets great sound, I say its even better for slapping(better than the warwick thumb5 for sure). And if your that recording type person, they make a perfect match, olp all the way( i hope they make a sterling )

    ~john rufino~
  2. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Sorry but..
    Are YOU NUTS?

    Welcome to Talkbass!!
  3. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Welcome to TB,

    where on the internet I could find any info about thoses basses???? never heard of them before...
  4. Gman

    Gman Guest

    Jan 4, 2000
    Indianapolis, IN
    :confused: :confused:
  5. lo-end

    lo-end Guest

    Jun 15, 2001
    :confused: :confused: :confused:

    Ive only heard bad things about the OLP ray5. The B was supposed to be like a shoelace. But if you like it, thats good...
  6. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    Probably because a floppy b-string RuLz for tHaT cLiCkInG sOuNd. :p
  7. pmkelly

    pmkelly Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    yeahhh.... o.....k.....? I am glad that you are enjoying the five string..... I don't know what else to say....

  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Yeah, I'm sure that the OLP 5 is great for copping those FiElDy LiNeZ.
  9. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    I dont know what to say really. i cant tell if its a joke or for real. ....maybe a little of both? they might be good for the price.....but it beating a ANY warwick? WHA?
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    I think that someone has been smoking cRaCk.
  11. lo-end

    lo-end Guest

    Jun 15, 2001
    sOmEoNe MuSt LiKe fIeLdY a lOt... I kNoW tHaT aNy pPl wHo lIkE tHa fLoPpY b sTrInG mUsT bE sOmE cRaZy pEePz...
  12. Mudbass

    Mudbass Guest

    Um, no offense, but I'm a little dubious about the credibility of a bassist who runs out and buys a new bass because his guitar player tells him to anyway.
  13. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Welcome to Talkbass, SB.

    I am not even gonna comment on the OLP 5 vs. the 'Ray 5 comparison. I A/B'd them 2 weeks ago and GC, so I know what the differences are.

    I really don't see that this thread is going very far, though, and SB seems to have left. All I can see happening here is more flaming.

    Thread closed. Feel free to PM me if you disagree with me.

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