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spector re bop fretless 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TGEvans, Aug 28, 2007.


  1. Hey all. Wondering if anyone has ever played one of these. I have a korean spector as my back up bass and absolutely love it.hoping the re bop will be great as well. i am planning on getting one in zebrano wood if that will affect anything.any info would be great.tim.
     
  2. Gearhead17

    Gearhead17 Supporting Member

    May 4, 2006
    Roselle, IL
    The Rebop basses - look nice but do not play as well as they look. I had one - and unfortuantely, I found out that it was neck heavy. Mine also had a rough feeling fret board and some of the frets had exposed bottom edges that scratched me while playing high notes.

    When I first tried it out, I loved the sound, but I played it sitting down. Now I do my test anytime I pick up a bass - I grab the arm of the bass and see if the body is heavier than the neck. If the neck falls forward, it goes back on the shelf. I don't care what it sounds like - if it's neck heavy, I don't want to deal with it. See if you can try this bass out before grabbing it, if you can't I would suggest avoiding it.
     

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