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Pics of my new Bass.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TampaBlues, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. TampaBlues


    Oct 28, 2002
    Tampa, Florida
    I just got an Ibanez SR905. A great Bass at a great Price, I'm really digging it!! It's a neckthru with Flame maple wings and Korean Barts pickups and preamp. An excellent variety of tones and the neck plays like butter.



    :bassist: :hyper:
  2. GRoberts

    GRoberts Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2003
    Tucson, AZ USA
    :bassist: :hyper:[/QUOTE]

    How would you describe its tone? How is the B string?

    Looks very Nice!
  3. TampaBlues


    Oct 28, 2002
    Tampa, Florida
    The B is nice and tight, The tone can be very bright to very beefy. It really is quite versatile.
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Those are sweet! I tried one at GC. If I were looking for a mid priced 5 with narrow string spacing, they would be on my list.

    They sound like anything else with the MK1 pickups and preamp. Some people don't like that setup, but I like it a lot. My wife's Lakland D55-01 has those, and on some days, it is my favorite sounding bass.
  5. TampaBlues


    Oct 28, 2002
    Tampa, Florida
    Yes, I was kind of concerned about the string spacing as I don't usually go for such narrow string spacing but the more I played this one the more it persuaded me that was not going to be a problem. I really dig the MK1's p/u and pre. For a mid priced Bass it is really sweet! :)
  6. nice how much was it? Can you get a very low action on it?
  7. TampaBlues


    Oct 28, 2002
    Tampa, Florida
    I picked it up new at Sam ash for $727.00 and it was set up already with low action right out of the box. I did not have to do anything to it, it was setup perfectly!! I've been cranking on it all morning, the more I play it the more I LOVE IT!! Wahoooooo!! :bassist:
  8. Rhythmalism


    Sep 25, 2004
    Glad it's treating you well!
  9. Very nice! One of the prettiest Ibanezes I have seen.
  10. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    Those are really nice Ibanezes. I usually don't like Ibanez Soundgears, but when I played that one I was really surprised.The B String is very tight, and it had a great punchy slap to it. And the carved top is something to behold.
  11. EternalDarkness


    Sep 22, 2004
    nice looking Ibanez
  12. metalbob


    Aug 2, 2004
    so california
    :hyper: nice bass i picked one up a few months a go and i love it Ive palyed it live and done some recording with it and it rips nice to see i am not alone in my love for the sgr 905 :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
  13. TampaBlues


    Oct 28, 2002
    Tampa, Florida
    Glad to hear there are other happy owners out there! ;)
  14. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Congrats! Looks pretty sweet!