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NBD Vintage (Brand) Violin bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by markdavid, May 31, 2017.

  1. markdavid


    Jun 29, 2007
    Kind of a late nbd since I have had this bass now for 2 weeks
    Was after a Violin bass , went originally looking for a Hofner Ignition but due to the recent rosewood regulations there apparently has been a bit of a supply issue (at least in the uk where I am based). Was about to give up and go home when I spotted this beaut. Plays great, is nice and light, also it has the cavern bass spacing which means it has loads of low end and it came with a hard case smile.png post-576-0-10788300-1494953828.jpg post-576-0-23087700-1494953807.jpg
    Tbone76 and fermata like this.
  2. walldaja


    Apr 27, 2011
    Enjoy. How does it play / handle when you're seated?
  3. markdavid


    Jun 29, 2007
    Feels fine seated and plays great, some people have said this style of bass is a little uncomfortable to play but I find this bass fine
  4. fermata


    Nov 10, 2015
    Plenty of people will disagree, but I find violin basses one of the most comfortable designs for a number of reasons: scale length, string spacing, bridge position.
  5. RSBBass


    Jun 11, 2011
    I have heard good things about the Vintage brand value wise. Congrats.
  6. TMcMan


    May 7, 2015
    Congrats! An old friend had a Vintage Tony Butler signature pbass, and it was a really nice instrument. I was very impressed with the build quality of that brand.
  7. Chico Ruger

    Chico Ruger

    Dec 11, 2014
    Western NC
    And weight, too!
    fermata and Thwack like this.
  8. c10


    Apr 10, 2005
    Naperville, IL
    I approve!
  9. jaybones

    jaybones Inactive

    Mar 4, 2015
    Kelleys Island, Ohio
    Sir Paul approves!

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