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Spector Rebop DLX 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by HigherGround93, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. HigherGround93


    May 3, 2009
    I have a chance to get a Spector Rebop 5 from some guy for $600 is it worth it?
  2. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford

    Feb 15, 2008
  3. Thundar

    Thundar Living in sin at the Holiday Inn

  4. Jump on it!! Thank us later. Time's a wastin!!!
  5. HigherGround93


    May 3, 2009
    haha should I just not try bargaining it down?

    thanks for those who replied!
  6. Thundar

    Thundar Living in sin at the Holiday Inn

    Well Im sure its always worth a try...I had a Rebop5 that I sold for the same amount, but I bought it for a bit less...they are worth the money if thats what youre concerned about...anytime you can get a Spector for under a grand, even a Rebop, I think its a good deal
  7. HigherGround93


    May 3, 2009
    what are the pros and cons of the bass?
  8. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    They are very nice basses, if I needed a modern 5 string, I would take that deal.
  9. SurrenderMonkey


    Aug 18, 2006
    EMG HZ and tone pump may not be your bag. Pros is all the rest :) Tight-ish string spacing maybe, that's with all the spectors.
  10. Thundar

    Thundar Living in sin at the Holiday Inn

    I dont think there are any cons, but that depends on who you ask...not everyone is a fan of the pickups and tone pump preamp, but I dont think those are cons. The pros are the weight difference between the Rebop and Euro neck thru's...Rebops are lighter, and the neck profile is generally slimmer than the Euro neck thru basses as well, and they have the satin finish on back of the neck as well.
  11. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Con - Tendency to have a little neck dive.

    Pro - It's a Spector!:D
  12. HigherGround93


    May 3, 2009
  13. mophead

    mophead Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2004
    Texas Panhandle
    Best B string you can find. If you don't like the electronics swapping out EMG stuff is too easy.

    Put a BQC pre and your choice of pickups (40cs in the neck and 40DC in the bridge works very well) and it is a rockin bass with multi-tones and about 2.5 pounds less than a Spector neckthru.

    Still under $1k with the upgrades. Judicious shopping can turn up used electronics for even less than that. You could end up with a really killer bass for around $800.
    Pearloid neck inlays are nice if it has them.

    We thinks you should spring for it!
  14. tycobb73


    Jul 23, 2006
    Grand Rapids MI
    Its a fair but not outstanding deal. Make sure you like the electronics though

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