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Roscoe Century Standard Plus.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by EZ9R, Mar 18, 2013.


  1. EZ9R

    EZ9R

    Oct 28, 2008
    I thought I had my G.A.S. under control. This thing plays so easily, and sounds so killer, I can't put it down.
     

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  2. wednesdayagain

    wednesdayagain

    Sep 28, 2012
    MA
    Aiyiyi I thought I was over my roscoe gas, and then you post this!
     
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Very nice! Welcome to the club!
     
  4. JLY

    JLY Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Wow! Congratulations!
     
  5. phillybass101

    phillybass101

    Jan 12, 2011
    Artist, Trickfish Amplification Bartolini Emerging Artist, MTD Kingston Emerging Artist. Artist, Tsunami Cables
    Yes Lawd!!!
     
  6. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    lost angeles, CA
    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs
    Best bang-for-the-buck out the right now imho. Made in NC, great build and tone, reasonably priced. Win-win.
     
  7. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    My fretted Roscoe 5 has very similar specs to this and kills. I was rumbling the foundation at church last night.
     
  8. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    Gorgeous :)
     
  9. EZ9R

    EZ9R

    Oct 28, 2008
    With the Swamp ash body, has that wood-y sound. I solo the bridge pickup most of the time for that Jaco, Berlin, Willis sound. The bridge pickup is a little closer than the Jazz Bass specs, so it really has that Berlin sound.
    VERY loud bass. Even louder than my Bongo 4HH which has a massive preamp. Cool Idea that Roscoe has a small hole so you can adjust the trim pot for gain if you want to match the gain to other basses or just to set you're desired signal.
    Very easy bass to play. I was worried at first being 35", but I'm now noticing It's easier to play than my 34" Jazz Basses, Smith 5 and Bongo. And VERY light bass as well.
     
  10. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Thats the Century body style and ash body.
     
  11. JOME77

    JOME77 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Georgia
    Congrat's! Beautiful top! I love the darker center section created from the book matched bubinga top!

    Maybe this bass will put the clamps back down on the GAS!:)
     

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