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NBD? AVRI '75 Jazz Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bmb73, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. bmb73

    bmb73 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    San Diego
    Just ordered from Sweetwater. This is my first major bass purchase, and a big step up from the bass I currently have. I am really psyched!

    The pictures are the ones of the bass I am getting. Don't have it in my hands yet, but am too excited not to share it.:hyper:
  2. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    Congrats man! That thing is going to be awesome! Love the bound and blocked look.
  3. bmb73

    bmb73 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    San Diego
  4. gkbass13

    gkbass13 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2006
  5. jamminology101


    Aug 22, 2012
    Indianapolis In
    Endorsing Artist: Glockenklang
    Congrats...I have sadowskys version of the same bass(uv70) and can't put it down. U will love the funkiness of the 70s bridge pickup being closer and the ash/maple board. My favorite bass and main gigger...good choice dude
  6. esa372

    esa372 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA

    I have an AV'75; they're really great basses.

  7. Jwood

    Jwood Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Richmond, Va
    Congrats! I hope you enjoy it!
  8. awesome woodgrain. been DYING to try one of these...congrats!
  9. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Yeah, congrats! I got one new in 2000, which I think was the second year they were offered. Still have it. Very nice bass, and has always drawn a lot of compliments. Very eye-catching...
  10. Own one myself and it is the nicest Jazz I have ever played. Everyone has "that" bass (or 2) that they would NEVER get rid of. For me it is the 75. I absolutely LOVE that babe!!!

    I would highly recommend a set of DR Black Beauties when you get her....mine looks (and plays) stunning with them on!!
  11. bmb73

    bmb73 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    San Diego
    Very cool. Thanks for the replies! I will definetly post some pics when i get her..
  12. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    (since you just ordered, i'm not going to congratulate you until the near future)
  13. used to have one of these, it was the best Jazz I've played
  14. tjnkoo


    Apr 19, 2011
    Metro Atlanta
    I have an actual 1977 Jazz, and if the the new RIs are in fact built nearly identical to originals, you're in for a treat. Congrats!
  15. johnnynitro


    Jan 14, 2012
    I have one I truly love it !!!
  16. bmb73

    bmb73 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    San Diego
  17. bmb73

    bmb73 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    San Diego
    View attachment 302691

    Sounds great! I installed the mutes and am really digging the tone! Playing through a Sadowsky preamp through an ampeg micro vr. What a step up from my MIM!
  18. esa372

    esa372 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    No doubt!

    Last night, I played my 75'RI through my Alembic/fEARful rig - great tone; great feel; great bass!

    Congrats, again, bmb73!
  19. MikeyB


    Aug 16, 2006
    Sykesville, MD
    That bass will always be on my GAS list... well... until I actually get one! :)
  20. There was a rumor in another thread here that it will be discontinued at the end of the year, along with the '57 and '62 models, so you may want to hurry if you want a new one.....

    I was lucky enough to find a clean used one a month ago, so I am a happy camper!!!! :D It is indeed a great instrument.

    Yes, congratulations, bmb73!