Which Sadowsky Metro do YOU want?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JPJ, Jan 30, 2004.

Which Metro would YOU chose?

Poll closed Feb 14, 2004.
  1. 4-string standard, alder/rosewood

    6 vote(s)
  2. 4-string standard, ash/maple

    3 vote(s)
  3. 5-string standard, alder/rosewood

    0 vote(s)
  4. 5-string standard, ash/maple

    4 vote(s)
  5. 4-string vintage, alder/rosewood

    16 vote(s)
  6. 4-string vintage, ash/maple

    6 vote(s)
  7. 5-string vintage, alder/rosewood

    8 vote(s)
  8. 5-string vintage, ash/maple

    12 vote(s)
  9. 5-string 24 fret, alder/rosewood

    6 vote(s)
  10. 5-string 24 fret, ash/maple

    19 vote(s)
  1. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Although it would be too complicated to have a poll that listed EVERY possible Metro available, I tried to pair things down to a handful of choices that cover all the "basses"....

    For those of you thinking about buying one (or several...Nino! :D ) of the new Sadowsky Metro line basses, which one would you pick for yourself?
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    4 string standard ash/maple.

  3. 4-string vintage, alder/rosewood of course.

  4. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Of COURSE! :D I'm right there, with ya', Treena. :smug:
  5. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    5 string vintage alder/rosewood
  6. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I've always been partial to the 24 fret 5's.
  7. I'm thinking more of a 4 string vintage, ash/ maple... in sunburst, of course!!! :bassist:
  8. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    5 Vintage !ASH ROSEWOOD!

    I voted ash maple since that was as close as I could get.

  9. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
    None! :D

    I would want a Standard 4 with Ash body & Rosewood Fingerboard.
    But since that isn't an option................
  10. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    If & when it becomes availablr a 24 fret 4 string bass in alder body/rosewood board probably in black or Lake Placid Blue and/or :smug: the same bass in ash body/maple in natural or trans blue.
  11. 4 String Vintage - alder/rosewood- Color ?


    Somehow I think you knew that already.

  12. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Just two ? That's it ? :confused: ;)

    Right on! :smug:

    ...and if it's not a '59 burst, then it'll have to be lake placid blue or candy apple red.
  13. Halftooth

    Halftooth Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2002
    Tri-Valley, NorCal
    I really can't decide which one 24 fret model I want. Initially it was the Ash/Maple 5, but I'd probobly want any of the 4 or 5 24 fret models. Does anyone know what the actual weight of a 5 string will be? I'll probobly mak my decision bases on weight. Also, can you get the passive tone and stacked bass/treble on the Metro's?
  14. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    5 string Vintage Ash/Maple for me. Does anyone know what the actual price of these will be? (not list or MSRP)
  15. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Prices will range from $1,795 to $2,300 and list price is THE price....just like Roger's pricing policy for his NYC basses. If you have a specific question about the price of a particular bass, shoot me a PM. I'd be happy to help out. :)
  16. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Ah, so they will pretty much only be going through Roger? I didn't see that part.
  17. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Nope....the Metro line will be sold through authorized Sadowsky dealers. Although the basses will be sold through a dealer network, the pricing policy is that list price is the price. That way, you know exactly what the instrument costs, you don't have to waste time price shopping and haggling, and dealers can compete based on SERVICE, not price. :)

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Maple/ Ash 24 fret 5 string in trans blue
  19. *BINGO*

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Do you think you will spring for one soon?