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Two Pickup OLPs!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Check these out! If the quality is there, these will be some great low budget alternatives. They are active with humbuckers and coil splitting like real SR5HHs.
  2. coughcough needalink coughcough
  3. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio


    Here's the link right here:
  4. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Interesting...lets have a link then! :p
  5. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    Here you go...
  6. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Hmm, looks like a pretty good alternative to a Stingray!
  7. danomite64


    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    Damn, it's active, too. Now I know they'll never make a lefty of it.....
  8. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Delray Beach, Florida
    Wow! Those are the lightest basses I have ever seen! So light you can't even see them! :eek:
  9. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Sorry guys!:oops: Here are some pics for you:
  10. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    These basses have a suggested retail of $650, I'm guessing the street price will be $455 since street is usually 30% off the suggested price.
  11. Swift713


    Dec 4, 2006
    Florence, Ma
    Damn you Cheese! I just bought a P bass how am I going to rationalize another Stingray copy?
    God, grant me the serenity to accept the equipment I have,
    the money to buy the equipment I need, and the wisdom to know the difference.
  12. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    Do they come with maple fretboards?
  13. I've never found an OLP with a B string that was any good, but these I may have to check out!

    Are these already out or will they be released sometime later? I'm not seeing them on musiciansfriend.com or anywhere else like that.
  14. Swift713


    Dec 4, 2006
    Florence, Ma
    The B on my OLP Tony Levin is great. From what I've heard their quality control isn't the best so you may have to pick through the stock if you can. I got lucky the first time.
  15. I'll just have to go out and get my hands on a few more then. I've probably played about 5 at different stores, and all have had pretty bad B strings. It could've been that the strings themselves sucked, but I'm not sure.

    All I know is I've got GAS for an MM style bass... This bass would solve that problem pretty quickly.
  16. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks I build Grosbeak Guitars and Basses Commercial User

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    Grosbeak Guitars
    I'd want one of those in the tony Levin Peach color. That would look sick.
  17. I may have to get one of these.

    Why? Dont ask!
  18. DazzyPig


    Jul 16, 2007
    Birmingham UK
    What does every one think of the OLP's in general?
  19. The only ones ive played have the action set MAJORLY high, in music shops of course. Other than the string height being so high I like the overall tone and the B string on the TL sig is great, not floppy at all.

    Ive known about these for a few months now, I want an M22 whenever they come out.

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