Which is Better?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Metal123, Sep 21, 2001.

  1. Ibanez BTB series

    11 vote(s)
  2. Ibanez EDA-905

    1 vote(s)
  3. Carvin B5

    11 vote(s)
  1. I need to know which one of these basses is better in your opinions
  2. Imho the BTB is the best in both looks and tone.
  3. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite Guest

    Jul 12, 2001
    the Spector....of course.:D
  4. I.'.I.'.Nakoa

    I.'.I.'.Nakoa Guest

    Aug 10, 2000
    Fort Worth.
    btb, but there is better basses out. never tried a carvin. The eda didnt sound all that good. the "piezo" pickups sounded like regular pickups, and made no difference in tone when mixed with the normal ones.
  5. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    BTB. Best bass Ibanez makes, and, you can try it before you buy (unlike Carvin)
  6. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Hey, that's my line!!!! :p
  7. Freakapotamus9

    Freakapotamus9 Guest

    Jun 20, 2001
    i third the Spector ....

    in the price range your looking in i suggest the NS2000Q 4 ( or 5 ). i played both and might i add i was VERY impressed.
  8. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    I know a good lawyer, in case you want to sue him/her
    :D :p
  9. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Ohhhh yeah......

    I voted for BTB, EDB series kinda suck.... and I´d never tried one carvin.... so....
  10. mgood

    mgood Guest

    Sep 29, 2001
    Levelland, Texas

    Better construction, better sound, better electronics. And, in my opinion, much better "feel" or playability.

    Get one and see. You can try it at home, at practice, or at your gig for ten days, and if you don't like it, send it back. All it will cost you is like twenty bucks for return shipping. If you send it back because something is wrong with it, they usually pay the shipping too, but if you send it back just because you decided to get something else, then I'm pretty sure you have to pay the return shipping.

    I'm waiting for my third Carvin bass. It's being built now.:D
  11. This is a really old post, i Got a Carvin a while back, you can close it if you want. dont need any more replies, thanks guys
  12. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    So how do you like it?
  13. The carvin is great, It's just what i need right now, It sounds great and plays very nicely, and it also has killer looks.
  14. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    isn't it BTW?

    huh? need some sleep? :oops:
  15. terms bassist

    terms bassist Guest

    Mar 18, 2001
    Queensland Australia
    well it depends on what sound your looking for? The EDA and BTB are built to sound differnt and are both awesome basses. I prefer to use the EDA when playing electrical hard rock like deftones, orgy fear factory sort of music. where your not really looking for a woody tone. and the BTB for most other styles, tis a very diverse bass this one. and carvin well sorry never tried one.

    also everyone!!!! if your going to say something sucks please justify your answers I'm sick of people just saying things suck. WHY DO THEY SUCK!!!!? people. just saying it suck's get nobody anywhere. (I'm talking to a select few here)