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Warwick Choosing

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Luis Fabara, Oct 9, 2001.


Wich one would you choose?

Poll closed Oct 14, 2001.
  1. Warwick Streamer LX 6 with MEC 3 Band EQ

    6 vote(s)
    14.0%
  2. Warwick Streamer LX 6 wich Basslines 3 Band EQ

    7 vote(s)
    16.3%
  3. Warwick Thumb Bolt-On 6 String

    10 vote(s)
    23.3%
  4. Spector NSJ6 USA 6 String Bolt-On

    10 vote(s)
    23.3%
  5. Other 6 String Bass

    10 vote(s)
    23.3%
  1. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Wich one of this would you get?
     
  2. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    hey man, did you get your Curbow?
     
  3. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
    I'm think about buying a warwick for outside gigs.....OH MY G-D! :eek: I can't belive I said that!!.I meant I am gonna buy a Spector performance series for outside gigs:p I get those two mixed up sometimes:cool:
     
  4. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Make sure whatever Warwick you get has the Basslines systems. They rock!
     
  5. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    I would go Thumb, but would need the wenge neck. I don't trust ovangkol, espedcially on a six.
     
  6. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    Come on Zulu, ovangkol is not that bad. If Warwick had to choose a cheaper wood to cut costs, why didn't they just go with maple then? I doubt your average piece of maple is more expensive or better than ovangkol!

    Ovangkol is just fine as neck wood. But wenge is better. :)
     
  7. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    As far as I know, Ovangkol is more expensive than Wenge.
    The think is that Wenge is not widely available right now, and they had to opt to use Ovangkol instead to mantain the production rates.
     
  8. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    I would go the Thumb route...but that's just me. :rolleyes:

    That page is great, the heading(one of them anyway) says "Multi-String Basses". Where's that fake one-stringer pic when ya need it?
     
  9. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Hans Peter Wilfer said that they chose ovankol, because of it's tone, and it's much easier to work with.
     
  10. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
    ovankol....it just sounds cool dosent it? :D
     
  11. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    not as cool as wenge.



    :D


    ok - if ovangkol sounded the same, and was just as strong, and felt the same, i STILL would rather have wenge in my thumbs neck just because the ovangkol is ugly as hell.


    jason
     
  12. DarkMazda

    DarkMazda

    Jun 3, 2000
    NJ
    try a Warwick Streamer Stage I 6? 20mm string spacing at bridge. have fun :D
     
  13. David-Adler

    David-Adler

    Feb 28, 2001
    Bonn, Germany
    Luis,

    go for the LX. Its the better bass though it´s cheaper. No neck-diving, better tone (for my taste and use - so it should also be for you), looks better ;).

    Anyway, I´d chose the Basslines System, it really roxx..

    David
     
  14. DarkMazda

    DarkMazda

    Jun 3, 2000
    NJ
    mmmm basslines... *drooool*
     
  15. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Yeah, I think I could ask the management of the Local Warwick store to let me try one of those..
    Upps.. I hapen to be the manager/owner of the local Warwick store...
    DAMN!
    :D

    No, seriously I did consider the Stage I but I dont want a maple neck and the price is almost twice compared to the LX.
    And the space on that one is 20mm as the LX Broadneck but damn it is big and 20 mm is just too much for my small hands.
     
  16. DarkMazda

    DarkMazda

    Jun 3, 2000
    NJ
    actually.. the spacing on all Streamer Stage I 5 and 6s are all 20mm :)(
     
  17. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Yep, I got confused with the 4 string.
    I still dont know why their broad´s have a string spacing even larger than their 4 strings.

    20mm is just too much.
    My hands are fine with 16.5mm and perform very comfortable at 18mm(my favorite)
     
  18. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Me? I'd go Thumb. It's really the only Warwick I like. Course, I havent Tried one of those new ones with the funky F holes (which ones are those?)

    I like the Thumb BO the best. My only minor beef was the MECs...I'd replace those. But, then again, mine is a common sentiment.

    Just IMHO....and of course,

    BUMP.