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Moral of the Story?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by non, Jul 10, 2018.


  1. non

    non

    Aug 4, 2015
    i bought a sr300 four years ago on a whim. got a great deal so i though i would have a new beater bass. leave it at work, use it for travel etc... i keep it at work with a headphone amp. in four years i have never played it though main rig. tce rh750, rs410, rs212. my main bass is a 2012 sr600 with upgraded pups and pre so it is basically a $1000 bass at this point. after playing the sr300 through my tc rh750 rig i am astonished how good this bass sounds. the pups and pre on sr600 are hotter and a there is little more growl if you want but you would be hard pressed to tell the difference between the two. both sound fantastic.
    to be honest it kind of makes me feel like a snob. i didn't even consider a "cheap" bass could sound as good as my upgraded sr600 so i didn't even give it the chance. boooo on me. anyway glad i finally did!
    moral of the story?
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2018
  2. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
    Intergalactic Mind Space
    Song Surgeon sofware
    Don't judge a book by its cover.
     
  3. Don't listen with your eyes?
     
  4. Justice

    Justice

    May 24, 2002
    Houston TX.
    Don't count your chickens before they cross the road.
     
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  5. Reedt2000

    Reedt2000 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    Beauty is in the ear of the bass-holder
     
  6. A bird in the hand leaves a mess?
     
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  7. I've also got a (10') SR600, and have it setup in BEAD, but I'm curious what pups/pre you went with? I've thought what it would sound like with the Darkglass Tone Capsule like on the NG2 Dingwall, but I've already got a B3K so the mod would be a waste of time and money. I like the Bart MK1s ..... weird huh.
     
  8. BassholeKI

    BassholeKI

    Feb 10, 2017
    A 10 inch bass? And I thought my hands were small...

    :) :):):) :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
     
  9. Bass V

    Bass V

    Dec 11, 2008
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    mmmm... oh, I got it, don't pay over $400 for any bass!
     
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  10. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Don't screw with Uncle Mike when he's been drinking.
     
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  11. Old Blastard

    Old Blastard

    Aug 18, 2013
    Virginia
    You have two awesome basses and need one more!
     
  12. joeeg33

    joeeg33 Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2002
    Central New Jersey
    I've also got a (10') SR600


    That would be a 10 foot bass
     
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  13. edencab

    edencab

    Aug 14, 2013
    Toronto, On
    "I've also got a (10') SR600"

    nope, that means a 10 foot bass....meh , probably a neck dive issue :D
     
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  14. dbbltime

    dbbltime

    Oct 5, 2014
    NRH, Texas
    What's good for the goose is good for the gander.
     
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  15. Play 300 for a month and then get back to 600. You'll be surprised how good 600 sounds. Vice versa for another month. And so on... You can create your own surprise present every month or so from now on! :)
     
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  16. Eric DK

    Eric DK Supporting Member

    May 14, 2018
    Florida
    The longest song starts with a single fret?
    If you're an SR player, keep searching for a SR out of Japan from the early-mid 1990's...amazin'.
     
  17. john m

    john m Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2006
    Watch out where the huskies go.........
     
  18. the harp unstrung

    the harp unstrung What would Fred Rogers do? Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2014
    On The Bus
    N.A.
    Beer is proof that god loves us, and wants us to be happy. :thumbsup:
     
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  19. saabfender

    saabfender

    Jan 10, 2018
    Indianapolis
    Your audience can’t hear how much you spent on your bass.
     
  20. TheReceder

    TheReceder

    Jul 12, 2010
    Mn.
    If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, but barks like a dog... you should probably kill it.
     

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