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NBD Music Man Bongo HS 6 Honey Roasted PDN

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TolerancEJ, May 29, 2017.


  1. A Bongo 6 had been among my top 3-4 of my wish list for a long time. Today I got to check that item on my list.

    This Honey Roasted finish was my favourite PDN offering over the years. I would have preferred a HH model but I found this HS model online last week and it was already located in Canada, Avenue Guitars in Edmonton, Alberta. The bass had been sitting in their inventory as old-new stock. The bass never left their store. I decided to spring for it.

    Pictures are fine but I have to say the finish and the roasted neck looks even better when you're actually holding it. The pick guard isn't dirty. That's just the appearance of the plastic film.
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    I didn't have much time to play around with it yet, but it has a wide range of tone available.
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2017
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  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Now that is an awesome bass!
     
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  3. Congrats on your new bass! I have the same one but is HH. It is a monster of an instrument and has been my main bass for 5 years. Enjoy!
     
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  4. 96Brigadier

    96Brigadier Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2015
    Canada
    Congratulations, great score! Bongos are an amazing bass, love my four stringers!
     
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  5. vinnie6

    vinnie6

    Dec 25, 2011
    IL
    Congrats! You will love the tone flexibility. Did you request dot inlays versus half moons?
     
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  6. JeroB666

    JeroB666

    Dec 22, 2012
    Canada
    I have 2 bongos and can't get enough of them!

    Let me know when you want to part with this beauty ;)
     
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  7. I would have preferred the half-moon inlays, but I didn't really have a choice in the matter. This bass was already in the store's inventory.
     
  8. Sweet, I have a PDN 4 String and a Bongo 6 (but just a standard one) if I could mesh the 2 together id want it to look just like that one. Congrats!


    Pretty sure all PDN ones came with dots-Kinda prefer the dots myself.
     
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