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WHAT BASS IS THIS?? please help

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by deanfan, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. deanfan


    Dec 19, 2012
    Hello! I bought this Dean Bass about 14 years ago but it has no model number or code :bawl:, I just know it`s a Dean, I dont think it is an Edge. if anyone is familiar with this instrument model, please let me know. thanks

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  2. gary m

    gary m

    Jan 17, 2011
    Mid -Atlantic
    Hm...I would be inclined to say its an early Jeff Berlin model, but I don't think Dean was making them fourteen years ago. I recognize the inlay logo from a Dean guitar I owned from about the same time period. A nice looking instrument.
  3. RhynoRock


    Dec 19, 2012
    Fredonia, NY
    Wasnt there a Dean Razor some years ago? I think Steve Jay of Weird Al played one.
  4. deanfan


    Dec 19, 2012
    Thanks gary and rhynorock, Yea I am more inclined to it being a razor than some kind of fancy EDGE. But still it has no markings anywhere other than the name dean on the mics, head, body. It has to be some kind of signature or special edition because of the finish and it is nowhere in google images. Also it sounds incredible, drums players in the bands I've played get so happy when I bring the MISTERY DEAN to the gig. Still I would like to know exactly what the model of this bass is. I somebody knows or have one , please keep me posted!
  5. hdracer


    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    I'm fairly sure it's a Razor.
    I have only seen a black one.
  6. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    Tough one. I might be wrong but I thought most of the Razors had a 2 J pickup configuration. The P/J looks more like an Edge. Not sure about the body.
  7. superblues

    superblues Supporting Member

    Oct 5, 2006
    St. Louis, MO
    This is a Dean Razor

  8. deanfan


    Dec 19, 2012
    That's heck of a razor! Nice! See the body and pick up configuration are different, even the control knobs and the head. Plus its missing the grooves.
  9. deanfan


    Dec 19, 2012
    I even sent pictures to this guy in dean guitars, and he told me that he wouldn't have any info on it beacuse this bass was built when dean guitars was owned by a company named tropical sound.
  10. RhynoRock


    Dec 19, 2012
    Fredonia, NY
    You could probably ask Dean Zelinsky himself through the website. He's a helluva nice guy and loves talkin gear.