Sweet Bass!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Rafterman, Oct 18, 2001.

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    It's easier to view this way...:D

    BTW I like it too.
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    <img src="http://www.mtdbass.com/assets/images/annivfull.jpg">

    That's one beautiful bass!!!!!!! Sure would love to try one.

    <a href="http://www.theoremnyc.cjb.net"><img width=385 height=70 src="http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1174383&a=8647027&p=41535909&Sequence=0&res=high" border=0></a>
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000

    OMG i´m so in love with red basses lately :)
  4. FalsehoodBass


    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    ignorning knobs, and fretboard inlays, it looks a lot like a yamaha BTB to me...
  5. i would have done it like that...but i don't know how to do that!!! :(
  6. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I didn't know that Yamaha made the BTB....always thought it was Ibanez ;)
  7. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    ...and if anything, the BTB looks like ''it" (the MTD has been around much longer;))
  8. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweet bass?

    Tell me about it. I've been drooling over American MTD's constantly for the past couple of years. I and will probably never afford to buy one. :(
  9. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Sweet bass? There are two basses on my short list: Elrick (which I haven't tried yet) and the MTD 535, which is about the only bass I've tried in a 5 that I actually liked:D

    MTD 535's (the 3 I played, anyway) are among the easiest to play most versatile sounding instruments I've come across:D
  10. FalsehoodBass


    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    oops.. oh yea that's what i meant... sorry, i don't even think ibanez is an asian word, i know the difference, but i keep switching the 2 words... and yea i'm sure the MTD plays better etc, and has been around longer.. but they look like similiar body styles to me, just thought i'd point it out.
  11. rickreyn

    rickreyn Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    They looked so good and expensive I didn't even bother to play one. Watched a guy play one though. Probably not in my lifetime.
  12. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    :confused: Hey, that things got no pickups! ;)
  13. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    aren't lightwave pickups cold and sterile sounding?

  14. lightwave pickups sound like whatever you want them to sound like.
  15. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
  16. yes, even geese farts on a muggy day are possible with lightwave pickups
  17. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I piddled around with a black MTD lightwave 5 @ the NAMM show. I need to FULLY understand them before I can make an honest judgement on them.
  18. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    understand how?

    dialing in tones?

    was the sound confusing?