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The Bongo 6 has landed at MF!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FreaqyFrequency, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. With MF, It's ain't there until it's actually there. They'll keep moving the date.
  2. DaveF


    Dec 22, 2007
    New Westminster, BC
    That's badass!
  3. DanielleMuscato


    Jun 19, 2004
    Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Endorsing Artist, Schroeder Cabinets
  4. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
    i want a free bongo 6.
  5. Laredo


    Nov 27, 2005
    Upstate, NY
    I know what you mean about them "moving dates", but considering I just bought (ordered) it, I'm hoping they get one in quickly!:D.................Just as any FYI, they apparently have the Black/Black, Burgundy/White, and Pearl Blue/Black Six'ers all on order. They Pearl Blue is slightly more, but not sure why, because it is not on the other Bongos?:confused:
  6. StarscreamG1


    Dec 17, 2007
    I know Im too sleepy to be online right now, I thought the title of this thread was 'The Bongo 6 has landed on ME'...........
  7. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    Availability is 12-12-2008???



  8. brisonic


    Jan 1, 2006
    san diego
    I hear John Myung is playing one of these now, do we know if it comes with the piezo. A 4 stringer of theirs is one of probably the best 3 basses I have ever played.
  9. funkybass4ever


    Dec 12, 2007
    and 24 frets
  10. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    I recently played a Bongo 6 at a music store.

    Now, anyone who has EVER read my posts (before I was a mod) knows my feelings about Bongos.

    But this thing killed.

    I couldn't get MY sound out of it, but I liked the overall tone I could get from it. The string spacing was great as well, and the feel, weight and everything was nice.
  11. Stealth


    Feb 5, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia
    AFAIK, they don't plan on ever putting piezos on the Bongo 6.
  12. Psychicpet

    Psychicpet Guest

    Mar 13, 2004
    Friend and Endorsee of Larry
    true. Myung definitely has a few and is tracking/has tracked with them as we type.

    for the piezo thingie, if someone really wanted it bad enough, it'd cost a little but GraphTech makes the Ghost system which kicks ass and shoudn't be anything that a good tech could squeeze in there.

    and yes, the Bongo 6 is a beast unto it's own. such a stellar bass.
  13. Psychicpet

    Psychicpet Guest

    Mar 13, 2004
    Friend and Endorsee of Larry
    from the MF write up:

    "The 6-string MusicMan Bongo Bass Guitar is crafted from select basswood carved into THE most distinctive electric guitar body style ever."

    Hellz Yeah and too true!

  14. Bongo 6! Mmmmm tasty! ;)
  15. Basstard79


    Oct 30, 2008
    Warsaw, Poland
    Sorry but I hate the Bongo. Both the looks (a high-tech toilet seat) and the sound (maybe I played a faulty specimen but it sounded dead - muddy lows, cardboard-like mids and aggressive, artificial highs - even though the strings were rather fresh).

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