Which 5 String?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SGT. Pepper, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Im looking for a good 5 string in the $550 to $800 range. Anyone have any suggestions? I was considering an Ibanez SR505 or SR905. Are these good for that price range or is there something better?
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
  3. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Are laklands that cheap?! I might grab one!

  4. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    One of the new Yamaha BB415 or BB615 would be a good choice. I also second the Lakland Skyline. It's a damn good bass. I'd also think about one of the MTD Kingstons.
  5. msquared


    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    A used 55-01 in excellent condition is probably in the low to middle of your price range. In fact, there's a lot of stuff out there if you're okay with used.
  6. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    They have RL5s @ the Reverend site. Get one now.