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Opinions on gibson's new bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TheFenderBender, Apr 1, 2013.


  1. TheFenderBender

    TheFenderBender

    Jun 27, 2012
  2. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
  3. TheFenderBender

    TheFenderBender

    Jun 27, 2012
    oh, should've looked a bit harder.
     
  4. garmenteros

    garmenteros Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2008
    Dominican Republic
    I'm not sold on the looks but don't dislike it either. I would have to play it to make up my mind.
     
  5. I like the looks, but haven't played one.
     
  6. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    I like the looks too. If I was in the market for a Gibson I'd consider one.
     
  7. I found one for $1000 it was ok, sounded good by itself, I don't know if I'd spend that kind of money on it though
     
  8. Joe 1956

    Joe 1956 Banned

    Nov 23, 2012
    Tennessee
    I'd like to see it in a dark(ish) blue with a white pickguard. Then I'll pronounce judgment. ;)
     
  9. rolleharris

    rolleharris

    Nov 10, 2002
    Falun Sweden
    I dont understand why they just cant make thunderbirds, eb-3 and the grabber/ripper
     
  10. Kingbreaker

    Kingbreaker

    Feb 12, 2013
    Not for me. It looks like a kid copied another kid's test answer, but got it wrong anyway.
     
  11. mournblade

    mournblade Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Roanoke, TX
    I can only speak to my Explorer's quality(2012 Silverburst), but I love it. Great sounding, playing and looking axe.
     
  12. Whaaaa?


    Yep. And Chevy should've stuck with only the Chevette, Vega, and Biscayne.

    Variety is the spice of life, my friend.:p
     
  13. mmbongo

    mmbongo Dilly Dilly! Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Carolinas
    Are these USA made? I assume not considering the price. But if they are...not bad at all. I find that big huge 'BABICZ' logo on the bridge very strange on a Gibson.
     
  14. All Gibson Basses are made in either Nashville or (now) Memphis Tennessee. It is ironic that people on here complain about Gibson being so high priced This isn't even their least expensive model.
     

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