NBD: Dingwall ABZ5

Discussion in 'Bass Guitar Discussion' started by Acme, May 13, 2016.

  1. Acme

    Acme SS.org Regular

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    Received this bad boy last week. I asked the lads at Bass Direct to install the Darkglass Tone Capsule in it. It's a great all-round bass overall, however it lacks personality compared to a Warwick or a Sandberg. I need to do some additional setup, since the low B is not as defined as I imagined it would be and the fret buzz on the same string is pretty annoying as well. I'm loving the Tone Capsule so far, but it may be a tad too aggressive for my taste. It's really hard to get a good jazzy tone out of the bass while the preamp is activated. Hopefully I can fix all the issues I currently have with this bass, because it truly is an amazing instrument.
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  2. Insomnia

    Insomnia Needs more strings!

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    But but but...it's a Dingwall...how is the low B bad? :O
     
  3. Seybsnilksz

    Seybsnilksz SS.org Regular

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    Old strings?
     
  4. Eclipse

    Eclipse SS.org Regular

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    Love Dingwall basses. Played one that my buddy owns. I'm going to get me an NG2 one day.
     
  5. CGrant109

    CGrant109 SS.org Regular

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    Beautiful! Happy NBD!
     
  6. bostjan

    bostjan MicroMetal Contributor

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    Looks great! Shocked you don't like the low B! I hope it's easily remedied.
     

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