Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BoognishMang, Dec 2, 2001.

  1. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Ugly, looks very unbalanced, probably very neck-heavy,.....

    you asked for it...
  2. Player


    Dec 27, 1999
    USA Cincinnati, OH
    Scale 25-1/2"
    Is this a misprint? My son had a 27" scale bass and I had to tune it up a whole step to keep a 105 from floppin out of the nut.
  3. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i love the look of that bass. i know tht is not a great quality bass and not the best design to be played, but if i played in a punk bund i'd buy one for sure!
  4. must be a misprint...i saw onw of the dudes from the red elvises play one, and didn't seem to be a short scale at all.
  5. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    i really like the way it looks. but we all thats not all that matters. I would be concerned with balance. I would guess that, like many other yamahas I have played, the playability and sound of it would be on par with something a little more expensive. I would also guess that this thing would neck dive, depending on where the back strap button is located. I think it would look better without a pickguard, but I like the sparkle paint job. It's different, but I defenitly wouldnt ever buy one without playing it first, while looking in a mirror.
  6. In the photo it looks like the bottom strap pin is mounted off center, which is an attempt to compensate for a heavy neck. In my experience, it doesn't work very well.
  7. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    I think Yamaha's discontinued this one and the stores are blowing out remaining stock.