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Should I buy this bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by simpy1, May 4, 2005.


  1. simpy1

    simpy1

    Mar 31, 2005
    New Zealand
    For sale here in little old New Zealand is a Cort 3535.

    5 string, 35" scale, ash body, maple neck, rosewood fretboard, 2 mighty mite active soapbars, gold hardware, and plenty of knobs for me to fiddle with including a slap contour switch. Comes with a nice hard road case.

    They are asking $600NZ which is about $400 US. For comparison, a used Ibanez BTB405 is selling for about NZ$1000 (US$700). Things are expensive here.

    I want a cheap-ish but nice 5-string to learn 5-string on, but it needs to be reasonable sounding so I could use it at gigs in the future. I hear that Corts are nice, but not fantastic. But I don't see anything else this nice coming up cheaper anytime soon.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Piezoman

    Piezoman

    Nov 29, 2002
    Bronx, New York
    An Ibanez EDA isnt a bad one. Not sure if they still make them but you can get one, theyre prolly around 600. Good to learn the 5 string way on and its not a bad bass really.