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Reverend Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tdbradley, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. tdbradley

    tdbradley Terry "T-Bone" Bradley

    Mar 23, 2003
    Dearborn, MI USA 48124
    Thinking about buying a Reverend 5-String Bass.

    What's the sound difference between the Brad Houser model and the Rumblefish???

    ps - looking for used one maybe
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    The Houser has a fatter tone because of the dual humbuckers. It can also give you the somewhat thinner tones of the Rumblefish 5L.

    Not that the Runblefish is thin sounding on it's own, just that the Houser can sound even fatter.

    PM me if you're interested in a used 5L.
  3. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i have the rumblefish 4 string and it's one of the fattest and baddest beast i have ever played, reading your words, brianrost, i am trying to imagine the sound of the Brad Houser....

    'fatter tham the fish!! that's a killing machine!!
  4. watspan


    Nov 25, 2002
    madison, wi
    I wish they made a 4 string Brad Houser. With a bug-eye metal finish.:cool: :D
  5. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    I have a 5L and a HouserFish. I agree with the above comments. The Houser is so HOT that you might find yourself trying to change the battery every few months - but nope, it's passive.

    Both of these basses really shine with flatwounds for that old school tone, BTW.

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