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NBD - Ibanez ATK 300 Red Sparkle

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FingerDub, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. FingerDub

    FingerDub Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2016
    I've been looking for one of these for a while, and with the help of @rogerbmiller, narrowed it down to the 300, for its aggressive preamp. It is a 2007, which I think is the last year these were made with this preamp before they were discontinued again. This is the only Ibanez I've ever wanted, mainly cause I like bigger necks and don't like the SG basses. A few firsts for me, my first maple board in 20 years of playing and my first bass that is a color other than sunburst, black, white or natural.

    This is pretty beefy coming in at 11.5 lbs. The neck is fairly MM like, bass is a tank, no crackling and VERY clean tones coming off the pickup. All 3 positions are usable. Rolled fretboard edges feel really nice and you can see this was a well built bass.

    I thought the white PG was too much, so I took it off. In our studio when it is dim with a few lights, it looks like a dark crimson and the sparkle reflection is awesome. I know this is going to look great on stage. 20171007_174229. 20171007_174244. 20171007_174321. phbbtzk5bvfhqmvk9cmf.
  2. Mark76


    Dec 1, 2015
    YES, YES, YES...

    SO MUCH YES!!!! :woot:
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  3. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    You can’t go wrong with an ATK!
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    Feb 10, 2016
    Michigan USA
    The name ATK should be TANK!
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