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Modulus has arrived.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Luis Fabara, Dec 23, 2002.

  1. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Some years ago I wanted a Modulus badly, could not afford it at that time.

    5 years later:

    I got one at last,
    I had to let the Warwick LX6 go to get this one, I miss the mid definition of the Warwick, but the playability, fast response and piano like sound gets me.
    The 35" scale has affected me somewhat playing in the low register, but i have to adjust technique thats all, the b string is great
  2. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Man, That is one very sweet bass ! Congrats and happy fingers to you !:)
  3. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Congrats! I tried to return the quilt top Genesis 5 back to Modulus, and the guy was like, "Just hold on to it." :D It was a loaner to record with.
  4. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Nice man, one day i hope to do the 5 year later dream. a nice 7 string ritter sounds nice...... Nice catch man. Ive always liked the "Piano" type sound you talk of.
  5. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    That's a beauty!

    I really like Modulus basses.

  6. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Very cool, Luis! :cool: I dig Q6's and yours looks sweet.
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    WOW, that's sweet. I'd take that over a Warwick anyday!!!!
  8. lneal


    Apr 12, 2002
    Lee County, Alabama
    Luis, you won that on ebay didn't ya??!! You scoundrel! :D :cool:

    I saw one just like it there the other day.
  9. mangle


    Dec 17, 2001
    Guayaquil, ECUADOR
    cha que ha estado bacan, loco! ;)
    nice bass!
  10. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Welcome to the club, Luis!!!:D

    Congrats on a killer purchase.:)
  11. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    BeeYOOteeful! :)
  12. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Yes, I did!
    It was already at a good Buy it now price, but I contacted the seller and made a direct arrangement. It really turned out good.

    One thing that I didnt expect, was the preamp.
    I expected a regular 9 volt NTMB Preamp in there but when I tweaked the eq I felt that they interacted with each other a lot.
    To my surprise I opened the electronic compartment and found the same preamp that I ordered on my DP custom a while ago.. the NTS2MB 18 VOLT!!
    That preamp is great, It kind of needs to get used to the overlapping of the frequencies, because it does react different than others, but the tones are there!
    I will check later what kind of barts it has, and if they are Dual Coils Im going to put some Series/parallel switches on each one to have more sounds.
  13. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Cuando lo vienes a ver?
    El neck es perfecto, pero aun no le bajo la acción por que la verdad se siente muy bien asi, puedo slapear, hacer tapping, y a la vez tocar deep. Yo creo que lo voy a dejar asi, tengo que ajusta el spacing no mas por que la primera cuerda a veces se me sale del fretboard.
  14. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I like.
  15. mangle


    Dec 17, 2001
    Guayaquil, ECUADOR
    ya pronto te caigo loco, para conocer tu nuevo hijo! te felicito loco, ya t voy a llamar jaja
    it s a very good looking bass! I 'll hear it soon! hehe ;)
  16. oldirtymoney

    oldirtymoney Banned

    Jul 16, 2002
    california, carslbad
    poor poor warwick :(
  17. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    He found something that he likes better. Why is that a problem?
  18. JOME77


    Aug 18, 2002
    Congratulations Luis! Great looking quilt top!:cool:
  19. Very nice! Oh, and nice Star Wars Bedsheets too! I used to have some just lik'em:D

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