Warwick Corvette std.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bue92, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Bue92

    Bue92 Guest

    Dec 7, 2007
    Trondheim, Norway
    I am strongly concidering to buy a Warwick Corvette Standard Bubinga.
    Have anyone tried this bass? I have been playing a Squier Bullet Bass for quite some years now, and the warwick seems like a great bass to me.
    Should I buy it? Should I not buy it? Please let me know here.
  2. Nojja

    Nojja Guest

    Jul 15, 2006
    Are you sure your at the right forum?

    Warwick Corvette is an acoustic guitar made of wood...
  3. Bue92

    Bue92 Guest

    Dec 7, 2007
    Trondheim, Norway
  4. Nojja

    Nojja Guest

    Jul 15, 2006
    Btw. You should check up their real website

    Www.warwick.de (in english) Much better plus it has the official forum!
  5. Bue92

    Bue92 Guest

    Dec 7, 2007
    Trondheim, Norway
    Oh, thanks! :hyper:
  6. FL Knifemaker

    FL Knifemaker Guest

    Apr 9, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    I love my Corvette fretless :bassist: I couldn't be happier with it. I'd love to have a fretted version as well but I think my next Warwick will be a neck thru, something :)
  7. :eyebrow:
  8. syciprider

    syciprider Inactive

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Yeah it was introduced to compete with the carbon fiber Rickenbackers.
  9. elpelotero

    elpelotero Guest

    Jun 16, 2006
    I think you'll love it man. Warwicks are great for the musical styles you play, especially the Bubinga models. The bubinga has great growl and punch.
  10. momo


    Oct 22, 2005
    Huntington Beach, CA
    The standard bubinga corvette is the best deal in the warwick line. Most of the growl of the more highend wicks, but not quite the price.

    They are the closest you will get to the warwick sound without dropping at least $2000+
  11. +1
  12. WoodyG3


    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    No, no, no. It's a sports car with a great big V8 engine...

  13. uethanian


    Mar 11, 2007
    totally i got a fretless corvette as my first 'real' bass and i couldnt be happier with the quality (of course, that doesnt mean that i can play it well :D).
  14. ROON

    ROON Guest

    Aug 5, 2006
    Sydney, Australia
    Make sure you try before you buy. The neck is a tad chunky, and it's certainly not for everyone. Personally, I love it. Feels like a real solid bass and sounds awesome too. But I'd get the ash version if I were getting one.
  15. As always I say go for the Corvette. I would go with bubinga again, even with the weight. I would love to get a fretted vette to match my fretless.

    For the money I paid for mine ($750 new) I don't thing you could beat the build quality.
  16. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Inactive

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    ...You can get the older neck shape too, with an upcharge of course.
  17. SurrenderMonkey

    SurrenderMonkey Guest

    Aug 18, 2006
    It's a very good bass imo. I've got an old model, and I love it. Reminds me of the Thumb I used to have in some respect. Lots of clarity and growl in the lows, similar feel. Go with a active preamp, and you'll get a versatile monster.

    As for the neck, mine is a 96 wenge neck, and the neck profile is not slim. Their bolt on necks are on the thick side (think P bass, with flatter profile).

    I was thinking of the Ash model originally, they are more towards the Fenders. Passive, they have a great natural woody sound (the one I tried).

    Someone was kind enough to post sound clips.

  18. threshar


    Jul 30, 2002
    I love my bubinga vette std 4 fretless.

    I also got a 5 string vette std (swamp ash) but I ended up ditching it. Had some neck dive issues. Sounded good though. Maybe someday I'll get another.
  19. Never mind the right forum.. are you sure you're on the right planet :eyebrow:

    The only current accoustic Warwick is the Alien Stage, and unless I just fell asleep for several decades all Warwick instruments are made of wood :eek:

    Hence the motto "The Sound of Wood" :)
  20. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Inactive

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    Someone missed the joke, guess whos it?