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My Bass ... ??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by keithconn, Dec 14, 2001.

  1. Heres my bass. What do you think? I know that it looks good(to me), plays good, and feels good. However I do not know much about what model it is, what the Carlo Robelli brand is all about, and what kind of wood it is exactly. I know that it has Mahogony stringers, with what looks like maple. But I am unsure about what the top is made of. It is rather heavy, but very well balanced.

  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Keith - If it makes you happy, that's all that counts.

    Don't worry about what "the neighbors think."

    If you play for a living, like me, just worry about what makes your audience happy.
  3. Oh - I am not worried at all about what people 'think' ... I would like some info on it. I really know very little about it except that it is a brand sold by Sam Ash.

    And just thought I would post a picture. Kinda like having a kid I guess ... you just want to show everyone a picture. Not to mention I got this digital camera for a wedding present and hardly use it ..

  4. Nice Bass Keith! :)

    Like rick says;if it sounds good to you and gets you playing,hey!it`s a good bass.:D

    The members here are pretty unanimous in that mind set(not that I know everyone but...)so GET PRACTICING young man!:p :D

  5. air_leech


    Sep 1, 2000
    hey, nice Warwick Ari.

    I don't know anything about the Carlo Robelli basses but I love laminated basses and the picture you posted shows a very cool "sandwich", it certainly looks good.
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Hey, Ari.

    You can delete your post by clickicng on the "edit/delete" button on the top right of your post and clicking the "delete" checkbox.

    Nice bass, Keith. I really like the design. If it suits you and it sounds good, nothing else matters.
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Those basses are VERY hit & miss. Either you get a nice one (rare) or you get a really crappy one. When I worked @ Sam Ash, I remember when we first started to get them in. Nice looking bass, played pretty nice & were reasonably price. The second shippment was a disaster!!!!! Rusetd screws, TOTALLY twisted necks. pre-amps not working (the ones that had pre-amps.) We literally threw out dozens of basses, guitars & acoustics. We's strip all the usable parts & smash the body & neck & throw it in the trash.

    If you got one of the rar, nice ones, you got a nice bass. But I'd keep my eye on the neck!!!!

    <a href="http://www.theoremnyc.cjb.net"><img width=400 src="http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1174383&a=8647027&p=41535909&Sequence=0&res=high" border=0></a>
  8. mudvayneRules


    Dec 15, 2001
    i have a carlo rabelli to and it sounds good to mean and it also feels good the thing is when i got it the guy said he checked the neck but my d string kinda rattles anyone know what thats about?

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