NBD - Ibanez SR305

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  1. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    Sup folks,

    So I recently decided to get myself a bass. Why? Because, thats why. Seriously though, I like to experiment with differents instrument. I play with my viola once in a while for example. As I've barely never played a bass, I thought that it would be nice to at least know the basics, so I looked for a good/cheap bass. I looked at different makers on different sites and I went down to buy my first thing ever on ebay. Yup, first ever. Was about time lol.

    Anyway, I decided to go with the Ibanez. Its a b-stock has it havec some cosmetic issues. The seller said in the auction that "it was impossible to show it via pictures". I gotta call bullshit here, as I saw it on first glance and, as you'll see in picture below, its easy to get on picture. It has a disclaimer on the website telling that they might have several similar items and that the photo could be showing another bass. But as it doesn't affect playability and that I don't really give a fuck about that, I will give him positive feedback once I'll have played it plugged in something. All I have right now is a cab (http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/gear-equipment/193891-nfobcd-here-comes-big-bertha.html), I'll check for an head with tax return.

    Enough words, here are the pictures

    Da box

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    I opened it upside-down... :squint:

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    Ta-da!

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    I like taking picture of that view

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    Picture of the body

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    Reason why its a B-stock: The strip on the right is really pale on a good section of the neck. It is not a light effect here, as I said, its pretty easy to picture lol. See the difference, 1st is the actual bass, 2nd is the picture from the auction:

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    And the "S" engraved so this guitar is known as a deffective one. But like I said, I can live with cosmetic issues

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    Cheers!
    - Y.V.Roy
     
  2. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master Contributor

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    Had one... Loved it! Only problem I had with mine is one of my saddles seemed determined to lower itself at random. Other than that I thought it was a really cool bass. I got the silver one.
     
  3. Nagash

    Nagash doesn't like things

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    SR's are very good basses, you should have some fun with it :D

    sexy stuff :cool:
     
  4. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    I know right :cool:















    Oh, you're talking about the bass. Yeah well, its also true :wavey:
     
  5. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    I might have to snag one of these soon, as I'm in need of a nice 5.

    Also, total bullshit on him not being able to "capture it very well". :lol:
     
  6. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    I'll try it tonight, I'll do a little review after a while of playing.

    And just for the lols, here is the exact quote from the auction:

    :nuts:
     
  7. mustache79

    mustache79 I like to play

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    Had one with the same issue. I put a piece of foam under the saddles and cured it. The problem is the bridge rattles so much.
     
  8. Powermetalbass

    Powermetalbass Powermetalbassist

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    I would have went with a 405/505 or higher. Your gonna play it love it, and then want to pick up a better version very quickly.
     
  9. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    Seeing how much of a gear junkie I am, it will probably happen. But as it was a first bass ever, I decided to go with a 300$ budget and stick with it. At least, it will tell me either if I like or not playing the bass.
     
  10. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    I have the same exact bass. Such a workhorse, I love it.

    Congrats mate. :hbang:
     

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