New Yamaha

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ozbass, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. Ozbass


    Apr 11, 2005
    A lovely TRB5PII arrived on my doorstep yesterday.
    It looks, feels and sounds like top quality instrument.

    A production Bass of the highest order!
    Only played it in the house so far...but the tones are superb.
    Looking forward to gigging it ( when I'm used to the extra string!)


    Hope these pics come out....if not can someone tell me how to attach photos... I went to Atach Files..manage attachments..and uplaoded the pics...what next?
  2. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    If the pics were there, I could congratulate you. Anyway, when you upload the pics, don't close the window until the upload is done. Your pics must be 600 pixels maximum dimension, and can't be any bigger than 150 KB. I suspect you didn't wait until the pic was fully loaded.
  3. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    dont upload them , go to photobucket and post alink from there pls
  4. Ozbass


    Apr 11, 2005
    Not sure how I did this...but here ya go!
  5. dooft11

    dooft11 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    OZ, Munji and dooft11 has the same bass. long for a jam!!! :hyper: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
  6. Ozbass


    Apr 11, 2005

    Not sure there's many more examples of this model on TB.
    There doesn't appear to be too many around period......very few 2nd hand.

    I suppose it is a fairly hefty price for a production bass......but, as I said , the action, fit, feel , tones and attention to detail on this baby are top notch.

    Also, I really dig the piezo too....

    So, that's me set up for now....New Epi rig and now this 5'er.

    I need to change my name to Mr Iva Dunbuying :eek:
    .......after I get that nice Sadowsky Jazz I've been promising myself ;) !!
  7. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    Congrats. My TRB6P is my main bass. Love the TRB necks.
  8. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    In case you haven't seen enough of this one, here y'go.
  9. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    That's a great looking bass. I bet she sounds and plays just as sweet also.
  10. SteveC


    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Yamaha makes quality stuff. I lov emy BB605. If I get a passive 4, it will be an orange BB414.
  11. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    WORD,or use Kodak ofoto,or image shack or Yahoo photo or wathever you can use for upload your pics without waiting
  12. Lovely looking Yamaha there! Congrats on the purchase, I hope she serves you well!
  13. madskiluv


    Sep 8, 2006
    Hi there,
    I just ordered a TRB5PII (Maple top) yesterday, arrives in 3-4 weeks...cant wait.
    It has been very helpful to read all your posts about the bass, thx everybody :)
  14. Lowner


    May 14, 2005
    Over Here
    Sounds really sweet. Yamaha are great basses. You will grow to like it more and more each time you play it.
  15. markjazzbassist

    markjazzbassist Supporting Member

    Apr 19, 2005
    New Orleans, LA
    nice bass. enjoy playing it.

    what kind of top is on that bass? would you mind PMing me with how much you paid for it?

  16. nice job. I love yamaha (in case anyone didn't already know that)
  17. TheXym


    Oct 19, 2006
    Congrats! I love my Yamaha TRBII 4 string
  18. it's safe to say that everyone here would love a yamaha in their arsenal.i know i would.....(*drooling over essence of BB2004)