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Roscoe SKB basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by neptoon, Jan 12, 2001.


  1. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    hey, any of you guys tried out a roscoe skb? particularly a 6 or 7 string? one of the guys at a local shop down here in south GAWGUH says he can get me one for a pretty good deal (an SKB 7 string) but it would prolly be a while before he could get it down here for me to try out. any of guys have a basis for comparison? an opinion mebbe??

    :eek: will the 4 string bass dood get a crazy monster? is he insecure about the size of his penis? heheh...don't answer that...
     
  2. Bass7755

    Bass7755 Supporting Member

    Oct 27, 2000
    Roanoke, Va.
    Hey Neptoon. I used to have a Keith Roscoe 5. It
    was a wonderful bass. I had to sell it to help pay
    for my Fodera. Check out his web site a roscoe guitars.com.
    Man....Good stuff!!!
    Dan
     
  3. spoolie

    spoolie

    Nov 30, 2000
    Well Neptoon you're not getting any replies on the 6 or 7 thing so I'll give you one on a 4 string. It might have some relevance to your question. I've had a Roscoe SKB 4 for several years. All of Keith's basses have beautiful finishes and are very easy to play. They have what I would term a distinctive tone which many love but might not please everyone. It's somewhat compressed, deep and punchy. I think you should definately play one to make sure it's what YOU like. The customer service is very good so I wouldn't worry about any minor problems you might have - they will make it good. I live where they're made so I've got to play a few of them and the tone is pretty consistant across the whole line (4,5,6). I think it would be worth a trip to Atlanta or Jacksonville (whichever is closer) before you buy. I think both have Roscoe dealers but I'm not sure because the http://www.roscoeguitars.com site is down. Good Luck.