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MIJ Yamaha Bass. Info Needed.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BluesMan1, Nov 1, 2010.


  1. BluesMan1

    BluesMan1

    Nov 1, 2010
    Hi everyone,

    Bass newbie here. I'm looking to get my first bass guitar, and ran into someone who's selling a Yamaha RBX500R.

    I did some research, but here isn't a lot of info out there. Has anyone actually played one? If so, what are your thoughts?

    According to the Yamaha Japan website:

    Release date: 1987
    Year Discontinued: 1990
    Price at launch: 48,000 yen
    Color: Black and White, Fainreddo
    Body / Neck Structure: Bolt (scarf joint)
    Scale: 860mm
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Ares fingerboard: 250R
    Frets: 22
    Body: Basswood
    Neck: Maple
    Peg: Chrome
    Bridge: RB-STC
    Pickup: "YBS-F1P"×1、"YBS-F1J"×1
    Control: 1 volume, 1 tone balancer

    P.S: The picture is off of the website too.
     

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  2. BluesMan1

    BluesMan1

    Nov 1, 2010
    Any one?
     
  3. Aspidites

    Aspidites

    Oct 20, 2009
    Berkeley CA
    Nice basses, very well made and they have really awesome necks. There is a 5 string in the TB classifieds at a good price.
     
  4. BluesMan1

    BluesMan1

    Nov 1, 2010
    Thanks. Appreciate the input. I might pull the trigger on this one.
     

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