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Pawn Shop Bass VI

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tommygunn, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    All I see on here is people complaining that there isn't a cheap bass vi... and now there is. Is nobody else excited?

    I can't wait to get one, the bass vi is a post-rock machine, but I'm a little disappointed with the electronics so we'll have to see how that sounds first.
  2. Not too many Robert Smith wannabes, here on TB.
  3. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper Yamaha, Fender, Rickenbacker, BSX. I'm Marc!

    Jul 16, 2011
    East Meadow, NY, USA
    I'm pretty stoked about it. I wonder where you'll even be able to try one by me.
  4. Meddle


    Jul 27, 2009
    Seems strange that Fender get picked to pieces for creating something new, then picked to pieces for playing it too safe.
  5. jbiscuti


    Dec 22, 2007
    NYC / LA
    Endorsing Artist: Grolsch Strap Locks
    Already ordered one! A sunburst model. :)

    I used to have a '63, but for all the money I had invested in it, it was a pretty limited-use piece. I'm so psyched to be able to have one again; this time for a low price. :)
  6. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper Yamaha, Fender, Rickenbacker, BSX. I'm Marc!

    Jul 16, 2011
    East Meadow, NY, USA
    That's just how it is with Fender. Can't please everybody.

    Luckily I don't do that though! I'm really excited about this.
  7. I'm looking forward to it. I'm probably 70% sure I'm gonna pick one up.
  8. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
  9. Yes, I know there's already a thread, but it's become so inundated with snarky, negative comments, I don't want to open it anymore. I'm glad you opened this new thread. Maybe it'll have better luck.
  10. hachi kid

    hachi kid

    Jun 2, 2008
    Pelham, AL
    I ordered one in Candy Apple Red last night from zzounds! should be here thursday! I used their $100/mo installment plan...can't wait!
  11. 254 stringer

    254 stringer

    Apr 15, 2010
    Waco Texas
    Post lots of pics and give us a review. I really want one of these but haven't heard many actual users talking about them only lots of speculation about how they must suck.
  12. hachi kid

    hachi kid

    Jun 2, 2008
    Pelham, AL
    Indeed. Gonna try to get a video made this weekend.
  13. I found out about this instrument only on Wednesday (Jan 30) and called a rep at the local guitar center. He said they had one in stock in Sunburst (YES!)

    Needless to say Thursday I snagged it! :hyper:

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  14. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    I also played one at GC recently. The only reason I didn't leave with it is because it was sunburst, too dark for me. I have a Jaguar guitar in oly white and tort, but they don't make it in that color :(

    I'll be ordering one in CAR in the next few weeks if I can get my equipment sold.
  15. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Yeah. The old tried & true. But Fenders have that tone.
  16. klaus486


    Jun 27, 2009
    portland or
    sales geek Portland Music co.
    We've got one here at Portland Music in Beaverton Oregon. I dig it WAY more than I thought I ever would. Sounds fantastic through an EVH 1/2 stack. Useable tones out of all the pickups and it comes strung with roundwound strings. Every other one I've ever seen had flats.