Sire M7 Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bigal1369, May 27, 2016.

  1. Bigal1369


    Dec 7, 2015
    Los Angeles
    Just got my Sire M7 Bass 4 string Brown.
    This bass is awsome .Only weighs 8lbs.
    posting Sire Heritage -3 Preamp Control Mamual for M7.
    little differrent from my V7 and M3.
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    KUETSUM Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Hong Kong
    Looks great! Wish you would have some testing clip
  3. I'm seriously considering buying the TBK version of this bass, but buying a bass online scares me as well. If anyone has any experienced reviews of this bass or know anything about the Sire's return policy it would be greatly appreciated.
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  4. SpazzTheBassist


    Jun 20, 2006
    Congrats, sir......Mine comes in Thursday 6/2, same color as yours but 5-String...thanks for the headsup and posting the control plate because the switches were a huge question for me of how the taps worked....also, now I know which single-coils are used so I need to measure the distance when mine gets here

    Once again: Grats and Ill be posting back in this thread when mine gets here
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  5. road-cat1

    road-cat1 Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2008
    Mesa, AZ
    from the website they state 30 day return policy. You pay shipping
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  6. Bigal1369


    Dec 7, 2015
    Los Angeles
    Tomorrow is your Big DAY hopefully you do get your Bass on time. Mine was Delayed a bit but well worth it. Got this funny feeling that your going to love your new M7 BASS. Rock on Brother.
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  7. Yolly111


    Oct 27, 2013
    I would not worry: have 2 x V7 and 1 x M3 and also have an M7 on the way, never had an issue. These basses are well made. You can check on the Sire website but return should not be an issue if you do not like. But I think you will keep... All of my Sires are great basses, each one of them!
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  8. Ganelin


    Oct 25, 2013
    More details from Sire Tech Support regarding M7:

    Body Material : Alder/Ash with Solid top Flame Maple Wood
    Body Shape : New Modern Bass
    Body Color : TBK(Transparent Black) and NT(natural) for Ash Models, BR (Brown) and TBL (Transparent Blue) for the Alder Models all under Satin Finish

    Neck Material : Hard Maple
    Neck Shape : C-Shape
    Scale : 34'/35' ( For 5 string 35' for clear low B )
    Fingerboard : Rosewood
    Fingerboard Radius : 12”
    Frets : Medium , 24 Frets
    String Nut : Bone Nut
    Inlay : White Pearl Dot
    Neck Joint : 4/5 Bolt Individual Dot ( 5 hole for 5 string )

    Nut Width:
    M7 4 string: 38mm
    M7 5 string : 45mm

    Bridge String spacking
    M7 4 string: 20mm
    M7 5 string : 18mm

    Pickup Spacing:
    M7 4 string (1st string polepiece to 4th string polepiece)
    Neck Pickup : 56.4mm
    Bridge Pickup : 59.4mm

    M7 5 string (1st string polepiece to 5th string polepiece)
    Neck Pickup : 66.8 mm
    Bridge Pickup : 70.2 mm


    Pickups : Marcus Miller pure humbucker (MMPH set )
    Electronics : Marcus Miller Heritage- 3 with Middle Frequency Control
    Controls : Volume / Tone (Dual Pot) | Pickup Blender | Treble | Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot) | Bass, Mini Toggle (Active / Passive ), Three way switch per pickup (Series Mode, Parallel Mode and Single Coil Mode)
    Knobs: Modern Black


    Bridge : Marcus Miller Custom Big Mass2 Bridge (String-Thru Body option Bridge)
    Tuning Gear : Sire Diecasting Gear
    Hardware Finish : Black
    Pickguard: None

    M7 weights

    (please be advised that this is an estimate weight based on average and actual weight of each basses can be different)

    M7 4 Alder bass 8.5-9.5 lbs
    M7 4 Ash bass 8.8-9.8 lbs
    M7 5 Alder bass 8.8-9.9 lbs
    M7 5 Ash bass 9.3-10.3 lbs
  9. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    Why didn't they do the 5 string in 34" scale...
    Still may get one but was trying to stick with 34" scale...

    I'm in a dilemma...
    ...Grabs his credit card....puts it back up....grabs his card....puts it back up....
  10. Ganelin


    Oct 25, 2013
    You are not alone, my friend ...Same story here )))
    As a student its a hard choice. I probably will have to let go one of my other basses....
    I want 5 str Sire M7, I want headless...ohhh man.
    I just got a Washburn Headless 1000, but it's neck it too big for me.
  11. Notrebble


    Nov 25, 2015
    I believe they have 30 day return policy but know this. I was scared to death about buying my sire (M3) sight unseen and I was blown away when it came in. Took it right to my guitar tech and he could find no needed adjustments flaws or problem with how it was built. He tore it apart looking for any flaw and he was amazed. I'm about to order a M7 and have no fears at all this time..
  12. Notrebble


    Nov 25, 2015
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  13. Notrebble


    Nov 25, 2015
    generally they will go to a 35" on a five due to the low B reacts better
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  14. How long was your M7 delivery delayed? I have a lefty M7 swamp ash on order and it is now going on close to 90 days, getting a little concerned! Thx
  15. FunWithBass

    FunWithBass Supporting Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    Virginia, USA
    I just watched this M7 review and was pleased to know that all the control knobs were metal instead of plastic.
  16. Thank you so much for starting this new Club I've been sorting through the other thread on a regular basis for more information and pictures on these I really appreciate it enjoy your new basses!
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  17. For the couple of guys who want a 34" mensure 5-string-- have you taken a look at Yamaha's TRBX 505? It's the bass I was strongly considering for a "first 5-string" before the M7 came out. There are some similarities in the features, you'd just be making do without the coil-splitting, Mid-sweep control, and figured top...

    ...just a thought!
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  18. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    Mine is on order, pics when it arrives. :)
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  19. FunWithBass

    FunWithBass Supporting Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    Virginia, USA
    Are the side dots (fret markers on the side of the neck at the 3rd, 5th, ... frets) on the M7 the same size and look as the regular V7? I have not seen a profile shot of the M7 neck yet.
  20. phillybass101


    Jan 12, 2011
    Artist, Trickfish Amplification Bartolini Emerging Artist, MTD Kingston Emerging Artist. Artist, Tsunami Cables
    I was seriously considering one until I was told they were not making one with a maple board. I was told that was a Custom Option not available and that wasn't going to happen. So I moved on with my lips poked out and then Bam. MTD Kingston came out with their Super 5. Basically the same config as what I was looking for and has an option of rosewood or maple board so I'm getting the bass I want with the maple board and it's not a Custom Option. If Sire had one with the maple board they would have gotten my money first.
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