Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

should i try to get a cort curbow?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by steve-o, Oct 25, 2002.


  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    4 string. mighty mite pup.
    what kind of pre amp do they have?
    how do they sound as is?
    how much is the bart?
    i think i would make it a fretless or an 8 string bass.
    how much is really cheap for one in good condition?
    is $150 a good enough price to beg my parents to front some of the money?
    thanks
    steve

    'o it is also in blue.
     
  2. iplaybass

    iplaybass Guest

    Feb 13, 2000
    Germantown, TN
    Get the Curbow with the Bart. Great bass.
     
  3. xush

    xush

    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    too many ?s for my head... :)
    but I will say this:
    I played a 4 string (blue too) w/ the Bart last week, and it was a great little bass. No suckitude whatsoever! I was really impressed with the tone.

    can't really address the MM p'up on a Curbow model- but it sounded dang good w/ the Bart!
    It's a pretty narrow neck though, I don't know if you could fit 8 on there...

    The store was listing it at about $650. Seems like they go used w/ the MM for about $300-ish...?

    $150 ain't bad I guess.
    nice player, balanced fine, felt really good.
    Dang, if you don't get it for $150, I will!
     
  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Go check out Greg Curbow's site for decent pricing on the Cort Curbow - he sells the Corts himself, and sets them up to his and your specs first.

    $150 is a good price IMO. I came thisclose to buying one a few weeks ago (ended up with a cheap Steinberger Spirit instead), and will probably get one at some point in the future - they feel that good to me.
     
  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  6. alx564

    alx564

    Jul 31, 2000
    Emmaus, PA
    Curbow's are great little numbers. And of course I would say that 150 on one is a great deal. I got mine for $250 (ggrrrrr):D

    I would say go for it but these new Curbows with the Bartolinis are supposed to be very impressive. i haven't been able to find one but you should try and look for one to try.