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Which Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nspbass, Jun 23, 2005.


Which Bass?

Poll closed Jun 30, 2005.
  1. Spector NS2000 5 (used)

    77 vote(s)
    41.0%
  2. Lakland 55-01 (new)

    111 vote(s)
    59.0%
  1. nspbass

    nspbass

    Nov 26, 2004
    Spector NS2000 5 string - $450 (used, in great condition-neckthrough/EMG HZ's)

    Lakland 55-01 - $650 (new, with OHSC)

    nspbass
     
  2. I voted Spector... And not just because I am a Spector head either... I believe the Laklands are supposed to sound more polite from what Ive heard... Whereas all Spectors Ive heard, and most definately the ones I have played have a very distinct tone, and excellent quality... Not to take anything away from Lakland in the quality department though.

    Also, the Spector has an amazing contour that fits like a glove, and it plays "like butta!"

    IMHO,
    ~Ryan
     
  3. See my post at HCBF... I am a big Spector fan, but between a used Korean Spector and a NEW Skyline with case?

    I say Lakland!
     
  4. Derakh Djinn

    Derakh Djinn

    May 23, 2005
    Michigan
    I voted Lakland, just based on personal preference on playability. I found the Lakland a lot more responsive to my playing style...

    On a side note, where are you getting a New 55-01 with case for 650$?
     
  5. Go Lakland - an ideal bass for the price.

    I picked up my 55-01 used from ebay for 'bout $560 with hard case & quilt top.
     
  6. A 55-01 is my main bass and I love mine; it has very nice playability and very useable electronics. They are a bit "nice" sounding, though.
     
  7. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas
    I'm a huge Spector fan, but a NS2000 doesn't, IMHO, even touch a Lakland 55-01. If it were a Euro model or a Legend, then I'd vote Spector. Go with the Lakland.
     
  8. Shakey

    Shakey Vote for Pedro!!

    Apr 12, 2005
    Roanoke, Va
    Although I've never played the Spector...it sounds like the best deal.
     
  9. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    i vote for Lakland
     
  10. nspbass

    nspbass

    Nov 26, 2004
    bump
     
  11. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    you say bumb for the Lakland
     
  12. I used to have one of those same Spectors. If you go with that, you better have a good strap. those things are heavy as anything. Lots of nice heavy maple. Sounded good though. And yes, Spector's body design is one the mst comfortable to play.
     
  13. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    They have different sounds. I think both would be great basses, however, I'd go with the Lakland. I love em.
     
  14. primus_55

    primus_55

    Dec 28, 2004
    Lakland
     
  15. dannoman

    dannoman Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2004

    Yeah, where are you getting it for $650?????
     
  16. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Lakland :D