Looky what I just bought!

Discussion in 'Bass Guitar Discussion' started by Shannon, Nov 12, 2006.

  1. Shannon

    Shannon Lord Super Awesome Contributor

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    I've been using my 35" scale 6-string Brice bass a lot for my other 2 bands. While I love that bass, that's a big neck to play on for 3-4 hours a night. Not to mention, I hardly ever touch the high C string for standard rock covers. So....I bought a 34" scale 5-string OLP MM3. These things rock! When set up properly, they easily rival the $1500+ MusicMan Stringray basses. Anyway, I'm stoked and thought I'd share. :yesway:
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    Nice! Ready to rawk! :hbang:
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Wow, when I first saw the pic I thought it WAS an EBMM before I scrolled to the righ and saw the headstock. Nice acquisition :yesway:
     
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    Cool, those are pretty nifty.
     
  5. Shikaru

    Shikaru Mechanical Thunder Contributor

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    Nice score Shannon! :metal:

    I've been GASing for a bass of my own recently, to add some real bass to my home recordings.
     
  6. cadenhead

    cadenhead Get Some!

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    I love those basses. Like I told Shannon, I was torn between that one and the one I ended up buying.

    Nice score.:yesway:
     
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    sweet! what amp/rig are you running it through?
     
  8. Shawn

    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    Nice looking bass, Shannon, congrats and nice score. :hbang:
     
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    rummy maybe this year Contributor

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    :lol: Same thing happened here.
     
  10. Shannon

    Shannon Lord Super Awesome Contributor

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    Well, I'm running through my bandmate's bass rig, but I'll be getting my own eventually.

    • Line 6 Bass POD
    • Crown Poweramp
    • Road-ready Mesa/Boogie cab (1x15, 1x10, 2x6.5 + tweeter)
     
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    nyck blah!

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    Snazzy! :]
     
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    so, is that your bandmate's rig, or is that the one you'll be putting together? :scratch:
    :lol:
     
  13. Shannon

    Shannon Lord Super Awesome Contributor

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    That's his rig. I'm still trying to decide what I wanna use.
     
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    :metal:

    Ampeg seems to be the standard, and it's what i've played through the most (my bass player's head, no idea what the model is, though). it thumps pretty mean. once i played through a Mesa bass amp, but only spent about 5 minutes doing so. it was too much amp for me :lol:
     
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    looks nice :yesway:
     
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    I have found the 5 string olp's have not sounded nearly as good as the 4 string (or at least for what i like to do) I had a olp 4 string all natural maple neck and board and :holy: For stock it sounded AMAZING!! OF course I understand why you need/wanted a 5 string tho ;) I just found the 4's have much better clarity and spank..ie better slap and tap tone. COngrats Shannon :yesway:
     
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    I've got an MM3 too! :yesway:

    I got the heaviest, ugliest natural finished one around back when the natural ones were ash and the solid colours basswood. Makes a huge difference to the low B.

    Fantastic basses. BTW, Nordstrand make pickups that fit them, and Audere preamps complement them well too ;)
     

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