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Need to make a decision fast......

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Supernova67, Nov 25, 2005.


  1. Supernova67

    Supernova67

    Jun 21, 2005
    Michigan
    Right now i'm goin back and forth between 2 different basses which i think i've found pretty good prices on. The first is a Warwick Streamer standard 4 string dual pickup passive for $429. The second is a Schecter Stiletto Studio 4 string active for $479. My only problem is that while i've played the schecter a few times and really liked how it sounded and played, i've never laid hands on a warwick. anyone know how theses compare? BTW i'm a big fan of the burpy growly sound. my bassses gotta have soem bark to em.
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Well i would go with a whopping 'neither' Of all the german made warwicks, the streamer standard is the worst. it is like a compromise between rockbasses and the german ones, it has cheaper hardware and passive pickups. IMO its poop. I hate schecters as well.

    What do i suggest? Get a used warwick, any warwick, besides that one.
     
  3. gambit0714

    gambit0714

    May 19, 2004
    Suffolk, VA
    I tried them both. And for the money, the schecter played and sounded better than the warwick. IMO it's a better bass. :D
     
  4. the stilettos look cooler too...
     
  5. BassGod

    BassGod

    Jan 21, 2004
    For the record, the Studio 4 is not active. It has EMG-HZ pickups, which are passive.

    Graeme
     
  6. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    The pickups aren't active, but the electronics are...
     
  7. ...Yeah, gonna have to say a big ol' fat "No." to the both of them. I suggest you try out a Spector Legend for that price range (a tad more buck though) perhaps even an Ibanez SR50X for that matter. Say, what type of style music do you play? That might be able to help us reccomend something for you.

    ~Ryan
     
  8. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I have that same warwick, not one of my better purchases. I'd definately look for something else in that range. Spector Rebop, ESP LTD, Ibanez, used basses from all sorts of places, all would be better than either. The quality of Schecters has never impressed me at all.