Peavey Fury 5 string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FunkyMunky, Aug 16, 2001.

  1. FunkyMunky

    FunkyMunky Guest

    Aug 16, 2001
    I was wondering if anyone had ever played a Peavey Fury 5 string and what they thought about it. I am looking for a good bass for slapping and playing funk and metal. Would this bass work well with that?
  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Sounds pretty good, looks really good, but the B string is pretty poor.
  3. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone.

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    I've played a couple of the new Furys in a local music store. I pretty much agree with embellisher. IMO, they look great! They sound pretty good. But, the B-string ain't so hot. The B-string on the 6-string is a little tighter than the 5-string. Probably due to the 6-string neck having more mass. For comparison, I do think the Fury B-string is better than the B-string of an Ibanez Soundgear or a Korean Dean. I think the string-thru-body bridge on the Fury helps. Also, the string spacing on the Fury 5 (and 6) is kinda tight, so it might not be the best for slapping.