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New bass, 6 choices

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by markjazz, Apr 25, 2002.

  1. Please help me out, i'm going to the shop tommorow
    and they have a couple of basses i have my eyes on.
    I want to buy one there but i'm not really decided on which one.

    Warwick Streamer Standard Demo
    Cort Artisan A5
    Bass collection II 5-string
    Ibanez SR1500
    Dearmond Starfire
    Yamaha TRB

    With the band i'm into funk-fusion-dance stuff.

    I'm leaning towards the Cort Artisan A5
  2. Julien


    Dec 29, 2001
    get the jazz bass!!!;))
  3. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    I'd get the Yamaha TRB.
  4. dhuffguitars

    dhuffguitars Luthier/Bass Wanker depending on your opinion

    Sep 18, 2001
    Get which ever one has the best feel and sound for YOU.:D
  5. Hello, urr, no brainer. Yamaha TRB, mmm mmm delicious,

  6. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    what he said!
  7. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Which one do you like??

    Buy that one.
  8. I would personally buy the Yamaha, but if you like the Cort best, buy that one.
  9. People, thanks for of all the advice on this matter.
    I looked and tried some them of out.
    Most of them were 4-stringers,

    The Cort Artisan A5 was the old model with the Mighty Mite pickups and the old bridge not the Fortress one.

    The Yamaha TRB was a 4-string fretless, excellent condition but a 4-string and fretless which is a no-option for me.

    The 6 basses chooser topic.
    My last 6 choices post

    So my new bass is a Bass Collection 5-string.
    It has got a 2band EQ, passive-active switch,
    Gold hardware all around, and the bridge looks frightingly similar to a Yamaha TRB one except it is gold.
    One balance and one volume knob.

    Also it sounds surprisingly versatile, from rock to jazz and back.

    Serial number: 884911

    Also it has got a multiwood body, but i wouldn't know which kinds of wood were used.

    The neck is a 4 bolt-on

    Tonight I will post pics here.

    Some pics:

    Click for directory with four files of my new bass

    Pics are listed basscol1 to basscol4.jpg.
  10. tjoTim


    Apr 30, 2002
    Ohio, U.S.A
    Play. Trust your ears and hands to lead you to the one that is best for you.

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