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My Thumpster

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rdnzl@comcast.n, Nov 9, 2005.


  1. rdnzl@comcast.n

    rdnzl@comcast.n

    Oct 30, 2005
    WA
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    My Ibanez SRX700.

    I'm not much of a player yet, but this bass has some serious THUMP.
     
  2. g00eY

    g00eY

    Sep 17, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    ooooooooo... nice!

    how is this bass? it caught my eye right off the wall at GC. i didn't spend too much time with it, but i liked it from what i got so far. i have to make a decision between this, a Fender Deluxe(most likey jazz), and maybe a couple other. i hope to go to GC again for the next 2 Fridays and test some more basses.
     
  3. phxlbrmpf

    phxlbrmpf

    Dec 27, 2002
    Germany
    Now if it didn't have the dinky Soundgear body shape I'd be all over it. :/

    Are the new Ibanez humbuckers really that hot?
     
  4. purfektstranger

    purfektstranger

    Apr 10, 2003
    Canada
    Lookin great! Congrats on an awesome looking bass. :cool:
     
  5. rdnzl@comcast.n

    rdnzl@comcast.n

    Oct 30, 2005
    WA
    I like it a lot. With the EQ, I can dial up many tones, from Rock to Jazz and back to Metal or Funk. The action was set of perfectly when I bought it, and the neck is "slim" compared to the Fender J.

    I had an SRX300, and it was OK, but I traded up for the 700, and it is a fine instrument. A bit on the heavy side, but it balances very well.

    The pickups are HUGE Alnicos, and they are great.

    Don't make the mistake of labeling this bass as a METAL ONLY bass. It is not.

    Respected bass player Carol Kaye plays one:

    http://www.carolkaye.com/

    This particular shape looks better in wood than solid colors, IMHO.

    I consider this bass a real "keeper".

    I'm getting a Fender Foto Flame P this weekend. It will be interesting to compare the two.