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Warwick owners, please help me here. Or even Warwick historians haha

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StarchMan, Dec 6, 2003.


  1. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    A local shop has this for sale and it's very sketchy. First of all, the headstock says Warwick Streamer LX Jazzman. Second, the pickup configuration is very odd, there is a jazz and split-p. Third, the price they are asking is only $899 US. Take a look at the pics and give me some opinions. Are there any fake warwicks out there?!
    the serial number is A-090240-02
     
  2. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    another pic
     
  3. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    last one..
     
  4. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    OH yah, apparently it's a 2002 model
     
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Looks like a regular Streamer to me.
     
  6. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    Streamer LX?
    same..but it says LX Jazzman on the headstock..
     
  7. 8_finger

    8_finger

    Jun 1, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    Like JMX said, it looks like regular streamer.
     
  8. Probably someone has replaced the trussrod cover which is where the model name is.
     
  9. Yep, I'm pretty sure that's the case, and for $899.00 I'd buy it in a heartbeat :cool:
     
  10. The last two digits of the serial number are the year, so it does appear to be an '02. I thought that Warwick stopped using wenge for the necks around '97...
     
  11. Tightanic

    Tightanic Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2000
    NYC
    IMO, the neck-wood looks like regular Ovenkol which Warwick has been using for quite a few years now. At least it doesnt't differ from the necks I've recently seen on Warwicks.

    Johannes
     
  12. Not sure when they stopped using it, but mine is a 98' and it has an all wenge neck.
     
  13. bottom line is, how does it sound to you?


    does it sound like youd pay 900 dollars for it :D
     
  14. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    Worth $900 easy.
     
  15. could it be a rockbass with warwick neck or sumtin?
     
  16. i got a corvet stnd that has a proline russ rod cover, if u watch on ebay people do that all the time so they can trick some one in to thinking its a diffent bass.
     
  17. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    The RockBass Streamer has two really weird looking thick pickups..
    I think what happened was that it's a regular Streamer and someone put a false thruss rod cover on it.

    It looks 100% like a Streamer LX don't ya think?
     
  18. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    You are 100% correct.

    You can also order the correct truss rod cover
    that says 'Streamer LX'
     
  19. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    really?! how much!
     
  20. StarchMan

    StarchMan

    Jul 30, 2003
    Yah, at $899 this is kind of a steal, especially for Canada.