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Which one of three is the best deal in your opinions?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Libersolis, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. Libersolis


    Sep 9, 2004
    Austin, TX
    Well I wasn't able to get the scratch and dent Yamaha 6 string for 647.99 so now I am considering these 3 six strings.




    I mainly play jazz, funk and rock, though for straight ahead jazz I usually play Double Bass.

    Your opinions and suggestions are welcome :) Oh and just so you know there are no shops around with these basses to try out.
  2. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Definately the Spector IMO but I am not a Peavy or Yamaha fan at all.
  3. rockwarnick


    Jul 29, 2006
    Rockville, MD
    having not tried any of those i think i would go with the spector. no real reasoning so im not much help. just a feeling.
  4. Libersolis


    Sep 9, 2004
    Austin, TX
    I really want something that sounds rich and full in the upper register. I suppose I could try it for 45 and return it if it sucks
  5. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    I vote for the Spector!
  6. Libersolis


    Sep 9, 2004
    Austin, TX
    Damn I should have mad this thread a poll.
  7. nastyn8c


    Feb 7, 2005
    Tampa, FL
    Definitely the Spector. The Peavey Grind, the way I hear it, is nice, but they tend to have cheap construction flaws. Yamaha basses always just seem cheap IMO.

    I think you will be very happy with the Spector, as it will sound awesome for rock, and very good for funk.

    One thing you may not have considered: a used Peavey Cirrus 6. Gorgeous basses, both in tone and aesthetics, but I believe they're out of production.
  8. nastyn8c


    Feb 7, 2005
    Tampa, FL
    at this point it's 100% spector. :D
  9. Libersolis


    Sep 9, 2004
    Austin, TX
    I just bought the spector.
  10. Lorenzini


    Dec 31, 2004
    Los Angeles
    If you want sweet mids and highs, return that bass and get a Peavey Cirrus 6 used, like the previous poster recommended.
  11. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007

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