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Spectorbasses, question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Metzik, Jun 9, 2004.


  1. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    Does anyone know if there's a big difference in quality between the USA/European models and the ones made in Korea? The Korean one's are much cheaper. Shouldn't the EMG pickups be the same as well as the rest of the bass?
     
  2. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    US/Europe's are far superior. I am ordering a new Legend in a few days and I'll let you know how it is.
     
  3. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    Cool!
    Someone offered me a European black 5-stringer from 98, for abor 625$, it looks good on the pictures. But I'm thinking of a 6-stringer and there were two Koreans (one year old) for about 1000$.
     
  4. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    $1000 for both? They go for about $600 brand new.
     
  5. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    Oops, no 1000$ each!
     
  6. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    way too much. :eyebrow: you can get it from Musicians "Fiend" for 599 or Ebay for 589.
     
  7. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Is it a Rebop? Rebops are surperior to the Koreans, but i wouldnt say dramatically.
     
  8. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    They don't make a Rebop 6. Even retail is 849.
     
  9. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    Well, this is in Sweden, so I don't know if 1000$ is expensive here, in this case. But maybe 625$ for the 5-stringer is a better price since it's a European model, even though it isn't a 6-stringer.
     
  10. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Thoguht he was talking about a 5?
     
  11. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    Yeah dude, $1000 for a Q6 is a RIP OFF! you can get one of those used for $500 easily. I just bought a Spector Legend 6-string for even less than that.

    Take the 5-string Euro!!! It's a way better bass for a better price!!!!

    The USA and European models are hand over fist better than the Korean models. Even the Rebop models are way better than the Korean 'Q' series or 'Legend'. So why did I buy a Legend-6? Because they don't make a Euro-6 or Rebop-6. Legend-6 is the best 6'er (Spector) you can get without going to a USA bolt-on or neck through, which are easily 6-10 times as much.

    firkinahsoul: you should help me put pressure on PJ to get them to make a Euro-6. I already told him I would buy 2 if they would make them, maybe if there's more interest they'll consider it.
     
  12. hondo8671

    hondo8671

    Apr 22, 2004
    let me know how long it takes to get that legend! i gave up waiting last month . i found a mint cirrus 5 and this baby rocks!! for 700.00 the legand 5 was 599.99 . spector still
    make nice basses but i would rather have the neck thru
    18 volt usa bass. but the legand is a very nice bass for the
    buck!! :bassist:
     
  13. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    I was offered a European 5 for 625$ and a Korean 6 for 1000$.
     
  14. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    I would!
     
  15. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    My Legend-6 is getting here next tuesday :)
     
  16. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    Take the Euro!!!!

    P.S. Sorry for so many posts :)
     
  17. Metzik

    Metzik

    May 27, 2004
    I'll check out the European! Thanx for the help!
     
  18. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    I bugged him about that before. I would like one also, what finish did you get on your Legend?
     
  19. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    We should keep buggin him about that, do you know anyone else who wants a Euro 6? Maybe if we can get enough 'pre-orders' they'll do a special order of them.

    I'm getting the Legend-6 in Bubinda, like the picture on the site :)