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SPector Legend 5 help

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Radamus, Jul 23, 2005.

  1. Radamus


    Jul 21, 2005
    I'm currently looking to buy a legend 5 bass. The problem I have, and this is rather dumb, is that it doesn't come in blue. I cannot afford a euro or American series model and I am pretty sure that I want the spector sound. Anyway, the spector does come in slate gray. The problem there and the true heart of my question is this: in most of the pictures I have seen, the slate gray almost looks purple. Purple I can deal with. The Gray I can't. If it is truly gray the I will most likely get the red model (cherry something). What I'm asking is, is it really gray or is it more purple. I know this sounds dumb, but I know car colors are occasionally misappropriated.

    Does anyone really know what it looks like? The only store I know of doesn't have a gray model.

    The Gray picture I found on Google:

    The more purple pictures:
    (It wouldn't let me thumbnail these last two.)
  2. Radamus


    Jul 21, 2005
    Doesn't anyone know something that can help me? At least tell me what's confusing or how dumb I sound. I know it sounds like it should be obvious, but it says gray and looks purple. Am I seeing things wrong?

  3. at first i laughed at you, then i laughed at you again...
    then i checked out the spector website http://www.spectorbass.com/NewFiles/professionalseries.html
    and went 'oh i see what he's gettin at'. yeah does look purple big time!!! much more so than in the pic you posted:

    ive got the amber burst legend 5 and it looks sweet but that cherry burst also tickles my fancy.
    you wont be dissapointed with the sound you get out of this bass :hyper:
  4. G-Man

    G-Man Keeping it Solid

    Jun 1, 2005
    South Carolina
    Why not go to the horse's mouth and contact Spector? They have been really helpful anytime I've contacted them.
  5. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    +1. They are very helpful and will usually get back to you fairly quickly.