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Question for Embellisher,Nino,Smart people who know stuff about spectors

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassMan2000, Oct 22, 2001.


  1. BassMan2000

    BassMan2000

    Sep 27, 2000
    Canada
  2. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    No differences, except in the grade of the figuring of the maple...which really doesn't matter, now does it? :)
     
  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  4. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Ah yes, forgot about the neck...when's the sadowsky due, nino?
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I'm glad you think I'm a smart person, but I'm not sure why.:D

    I'm not the Spector expert that Nino is, but I did know that the closeouts at MF had a 34" scale and less figured maple. If the bass is solid black, it doesn't matter what the wood looks like, as long as it is maple, it will sound like a Spector.
     
  6. Refresh my memory, as far as Spector goes there is Nino, Ram, and _______
    Fill in the blank, and where is that guy?
     
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    MrFortuneCookie?
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Eric Atkinson?
     
  9. No, his name had the word death or black or something like that. I haven't seen him for a while. Maybe he was a name change.
     
  10. Bob C

    Bob C

    Mar 26, 2000
    Duluth, MN
    dark mazda? black knight?
     
  11. BassMan2000

    BassMan2000

    Sep 27, 2000
    Canada
    So the b -string will be the exact same as if you'd play a 35 scale bass :)
     
  12. It is Mr. Dead, he was here about 20 days ago.
     
  13. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    Joplin,Missouri
    Iam the new spector guy! I was a warwick guy! Well actually iam the spector warwick guy! HeHe
    Also have a old fender!
     
  14. Robert B

    Robert B Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    Hampton, Va USA
    Where's Flipperwhite?
     
  15. can i be the yamaha man and the crafter man and the custom fretless man

    ahhhhh, go on! :)

    *Si*
     
  16. chipmolter

    chipmolter Guest

    Aug 27, 2001
    Baltimore, MD
    Nino,

    You sure about that 18V active system? I've got the same one, also from musician's friend, but it's only a 9V.

    Chip
     
  17. chipmolter

    chipmolter Guest

    Aug 27, 2001
    Baltimore, MD
    BM2K,

    It's a great deal. Go for it!! The NS5CR is neck-thru just like the NS5CR-FM. The thing sustains for days.
     
  18. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    It came stock w/9 volt. All you have to do to make EMG's 18V is add another 9V battery, which I did. :)

    As you can see on the input jack, my daughter had fun w/a pen.:)
    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=319187">
     
  19. chipmolter

    chipmolter Guest

    Aug 27, 2001
    Baltimore, MD
    Cool! Thanks Nino, you da bomb.;)

    So, what does the extra 9 volts do for the sound? Why is it better than [edit:] 18?
     
  20. DarkMazda

    DarkMazda

    Jun 3, 2000
    NJ
    :D

    good guess, I do NOT have a spector.. but i WOULD like to have a spector.. Some ppl say my tone from our CD sounds just like a Spector.. and Nino always tells me to get a Spector :D