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Nino!!! I Need Your Help!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BASSnSAX, Aug 13, 2001.


  1. Nino, I'm thinking of getting a Spector NS2000/5. What are your thoughts on the bass?
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Are you talking about the neck through? If so, it's an awesome bass!!!!! But Musicians Friend has some dot inlay Czech NS-5 CR's for $999 (usually $1499) that are much better for the money!!!!! They are selling the NS-2000/5 for 819.99

    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/ex/shop/bass/specials/010808151527162083138211111164?pid=514417

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  3. BassMan2000

    BassMan2000

    Sep 27, 2000
    Canada
    Nino didn't notice your new avatar cool :)
     
  4. yeah I was talking about the Neck-thru...or would a MM Sterling be better for Metal/Hard Rock (Like Metallica, Black Sabbath, Static X, System of a Down, Megadeth, Van Halen, etc)? Or What would be the best one under $1000, for Metal/Hard Rock? P.S. I'm also looking for one w/ a seperate battery box (like outside of the control cavity).




    and the ONLY thing I'm wary about the NS2000/5 is that the body isn't the classic Spector body :mad:!!!! i love the classic Spector body, why'd they have to change it?
     
  5. FunkFlo-Mofo

    FunkFlo-Mofo

    Jun 22, 2001
    Nino, just let me start by saying you crack me tha f*ck up man! I just bought the Czeck 5 string Spector, and it absolutely owns on pretty much all the other basses I've ever played. Spectors kick so much ass that I'm selling my other 2 Ibanezes, cause they are dwarfed in comparison.
     
  6. well, my experience with spector basses is very limited, so i would have to say go with the sterling. its great sounding for the type of rock you're describing i think
     
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Both basses would be good for the music you're describing but I'd go with the Spector NS-5 CR on Musicisn's Friend over the Music Man. :) It has the same exact body design as the USA NS basses.

    I wouldn't wory about the battery because it's not sonething that needs to be changed often. If you don't leave the instrument cable plugged into the bass, the battery dosen't have to be changed for at least a year. The battery lasts a really long time.
     
  8. ytsebri

    ytsebri

    Sep 1, 2000
    Dallas
    Say Nino, while we're on the subject..... When are you going to tell Stuart to make a 6-string CR so I can also be a proud Spector owner??????
     
  9. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    Just a tip though, have someone open the cavity up before you buy it. I had one and one of the anchors came out (not glued in well) and I stripped the head on another screw.

    Buy one of these though - you will not be sorry.
     
  10. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I already did. :D Currently he has no plans to make one. I recently spoke to the Spector Rep where I work & he said they might make one. I don't trust the Rep, he's a liar!!!!! & I really don't trust anyhting he says. :) If I were to buy a 6 string, it be an NS-6 CR. Unless I can find a USA used & cheap. :)
     
  11. is the NS-5CR a 34" neck or 35" neck?
     

  12. Anchor???? Like a bushing inside the screw hole so the screw hole won't strip? cuz they have something like that on the Ibanez BTB series?:confused: :confused: :confused:
     
  13. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    Correctamundo.
     
  14. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The deal that Musician's Friend has on the older one is 34". The newer one's have a 35" scale.
     
  15. Do you know if the low B is punchy or not? cuz my Ibanez SR-885 is a 34" and the B is hella muddy...
     
  16. *as muddy as Texas in a monsoon...
     
  17. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Both of my Spector 5's (USA & CR) are 34" scale & the B is not muddy @ all.