New Zon

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Stachio, Feb 13, 2004.

  1. Stachio

    Stachio Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2002
    Traded the Roscoe for a Zon Special :hyper: ...I don't think that's a very popular move in TB circles.
    I pretty much followed the UPS guy from my classes home (unintentionally...or subconscienciously intentionally :D ).
    So far, I'm really liking it. The tone is working for me. I was looking for more cut, and I think this will deliver it.
    Unfortunately, the pictures I have are too big and I lack computer savviness.
    I don't want to give too gushing a review at the moment since I haven't had it long, but so far so good.
  2. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA

    sadowsky and zon are my fave!!!

    haven't played a special, but from what i hear, it does have a special "cut" to it.

    some like, some don't.

    i never met a zon i didn't like.

    can't wait for PICS AND CLIPS!

  3. si_mon13


    Sep 1, 2003
    congrats i'd like to own a zon one day.
  4. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    OO pics yes yes, yo quiero yo quiero. me encanta me encanta.
  5. Electricmayhem


    Dec 18, 2003
    Good for you. Do your best to block out those Roscoe fans.
  6. Stachio

    Stachio Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2002
    The battle within...I also like Roscoes...Not as much as Zons, but they have their place.
    Fred, the Special has a bit more of the lower mids, but this one has a Polyfusion preamp (the right one, eh, JR ;) ) which adds a bit more of a hi-fi tone. I might eventually switch to the Bart pre, but for now...why mess with a good thing.
    As for cough...When my self esteem needs a good kick in the groin :) (Eventually)
    But...uh... hey, look over there...a pic
  7. Electricmayhem


    Dec 18, 2003

    Sorry about your loss of the Roscoe now. :D
  8. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Welcome to the club!!!


    I expect to see that March 21st, my friend!


    I challenge you to a duel...

    ...Zon Sonus Special 5's at twenty paces!!!

    (..but mine ain't got no training wheels!!! :cool: )

    Beautiful top by the way!!!!!
  9. Stachio

    Stachio Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2002
    Specials a blazin', but I'm thinking you have me beat.
    Sorry I couldn't go through you guys...I wasn't expecting someone to step up with a trade.
    Something tells me that this would be the last bass in the arsenal. Got to have a Zon fretless eventually...

    Ouch !
    But I figure if I'm getting a bass in this price range...might as well get all of it ;)
  10. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    The Zon looks sweet, Stachio. Congrats!