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MTD Saratoga

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RyKnoz, Sep 5, 2002.


  1. RyKnoz

    RyKnoz

    Dec 22, 2001
    NYC
    I'm really interested in this bass, I heard it's suppose to be a more economicallly priced Grendal, except it's made in Korea. Is it just like the Grendal? Has anyone tried the Saratogas'? I might be able to get a new bass this Christmas (yes a few months from now but whatever):confused: , and I was wondering how the Saratoga is. Comfort, sound, construction, etc. If it's nice, I'm gonna go write Santa a letter right now!;)
     
  2. I have yet to even be able to find a pic of em. Only place I've seen a hier is at musician's friend (and here of course). Maybe Mike should have his web personel update the site a little better? At least have some pics of the kingston and hier!
     
  3. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    heres one.. they sound great.. essentially a Grendel made in Korea- less expensive, 3 piece bodies, bartolini pre and pups - email me if you need more info-
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  4. RyKnoz

    RyKnoz

    Dec 22, 2001
    NYC
    That looks tempting... I hope this time I can actually buy something from you! I had some last minute expenses to pay off, but I hope my parents will buy this or at least chip in some money this time... I have learned a valuable lesson since then. Never tick off your parents.:(
     
  5. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I think I played that one @ the NAMM show. I'll buy one when they come out. It'll have to have a maple board though.
     
  6. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    Theyre here, bro- peace, Adrian
     
  7. Dang, that thing looks NICE! Anybody know how much one of them will run you?
     
  8. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
  9. Thanks, Adrian, but I just checked out the MTD website, and it looks like they're way more than I'll be able to aford for a long time. I HATE BEING POOR!!!:mad:
     
  10. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    i hate being poor , too- where did you see a price on the saratoga on the mtd site? i didnt see a price- and even so- those are list prices, they are discounted by the dealers
     
  11. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    well, i feel silly- i had the site bookmarked and i didnt know he updated things- there you have it- you know more than me... again.- peace, Adrian
     
  12. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Must've just updated it. I was there recently.
     
  13. virtual.ray

    virtual.ray

    Oct 25, 2000
    It's nice to know that the Saratoga will have a "marching headstock."
     
  14. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    wow, those are pretty righteous. i dig 'em more than the grendels, heirs and kingstons...
     
  15. superphat

    superphat

    Sep 30, 2001
    yeah, same here...
    somehow, they seem more "tobias" than the heirs and kingstons...

    matching headstock is a very nice touch, and the pickup placement is intriguing to me.
     
  16. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    yeah, definitely more of an mtd vibe going on there.
     
  17. I kinda prefer the Grendel-but it is a nice bass. Adrian-tell mike that his new site format sucks for me m'kay? There aren't even pics anymore!
     
  18. Wait a minuet! That's my sig Ryknoz!!:mad:
     
  19. RyKnoz

    RyKnoz

    Dec 22, 2001
    NYC
    LOL. I was about to change it anyways. Ok. Lets see, where's that button...