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Which 6-er would you choose. . .Poll

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DaveCustomMade, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. A friend's "slightly used" Roscoe LG 3006

    62 vote(s)
  2. A double cut Stambaugh

    20 vote(s)
  3. GW Bass (Bass Kahuna) DC-1

    4 vote(s)
  4. Nordstrand NJ Deluxe . . . . eventually.

    24 vote(s)
  5. Just build a Warmoth and don't bother these other guys!

    27 vote(s)
  1. I'm conducting a poll on a few basses I've been looking at (6 strings) and was interested in your input. . . . . . Whatever the poll shows doesn't necessarly mean that it will be the route I'd be going, . . . . just a curiosity on my part as to your input.

    The bass models I've considered (in no particular order):

    1. A friends "slightly used" (AND PURPLE) Roscoe LG 3006. . . He's asking too much ($2,200), but there it is.

    2. A Stambaugh double cut.

    3. A GW Bass (Bass Kahuna) DC-1.

    4. Whenever they start taking orders, a Nordstrand NJ Deluxe.

    5. Buy Warmoth Gecko 6 parts, Bartolini electronics from bestbassgear.com

    Thanks for your participation. If you have a Write In vote, feel free, but I'm pretty much decided on these 5 choices.

    Poll has been set for 60 days, . . . .although I'm sure it won't actually take that long for you all to choose. :oops:
  2. andrewd


    Sep 5, 2003
    i'd be most interested in the roscoe and stambaugh. however, some of those gecko basses look pretty good.
  3. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Roscoe is the only one I have experience with, and I know they are excellent basses.
  4. They are most excellant basses.
  5. ibz


    Apr 14, 2005
    Columbus, OH
    Roscoe is my pick.
  6. roscoe would have the best resell value if you decided to change your mind.

    I haven't played any of these. :(
  7. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    From those choices, I'd go with the Roscoe first, then the Nordstrand.
  8. Gasp!


    Apr 27, 2005
    Nordstrand, but SC!
  9. My two complaints on the Roscoe is:

    1. It is the transluscent purple body and head.

    2. I'd prefer mandolin frets.

    Other than those two things, I'm sure it would be an excellent bass.

    As far as the Nordstrand, I prefer a more traditional look, thus the double cut. . . . .regardless, they're not even taking orders at the moment, but their quality would be worth the wait, I'm sure! :smug:
  10. Joe BassPlayer

    Joe BassPlayer Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Find another used Roscoe 3006. You should be able to find a nice one for $1800-1900. Unfortunately, you're not likely to find a used one with mandolin frets.
  11. Seems like the votes are already in!!

    Oh - purple....yeah, that puts a different spin on it. Check out Bassmanbob's Roscoe in the classifieds here! Or the Roscoe 7 string on ebay. I'm looking at the same fret issue - custom made is becoming more and more the option.

  12. Yeah, that's why I said that the results don't necessarily mean that I'd be going that route. The fret issue is an important one for me, so yes, custom is mostly likely the way I'll go. If that's the case, then this poll will still have validity because I'll make decisions based upon the best choice in the custom department.
  13. Mystic Michael

    Mystic Michael Hip No Ties

    Apr 1, 2004
    New York, NY
    A Modulus Quantum 6 - preferably one of the original, neck-through design, if such a beast can still be found...

  14. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    A purple headed Roscoe would be cool. You can call it the Angry Penis.
  15. scuba steve

    scuba steve

    Dec 28, 2005
    Hillsboro, Tx
  16. Shawnost

    Shawnost It's all about the Hamiltons baby!

    Sep 25, 2004
    Huntersville, NC
    I would go the Roscoe route...but then again that's easy for me to say since I already have. Seriously though the Roscoe or the Stambaugh would be my top two choices...but purple would make me think twice....

  17. Matt Morgan

    Matt Morgan Fellow Conspirator Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2001
    Plano, TX
    Hey Shawn,
    I know what'll cure that SKB3006 fretless GAS.
    *cough*, *wink*, *nudge*
  18. Roscoe on the "higher-end", Gecko for the "bang-for-the-buck". If it were my actual money, a Gecko, which is how I voted.
  19. slowburnaz


    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ

    How is this not already someone's sig?

    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
  20. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio

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