New, cheap, fanned fret 5 & 6 string basses from Gear4music's house brand

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  1. GenghisCoyne

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    something from rondomusic might be close. the shipping would probably be brutal for you though.
     
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    Yeah thats not an option unfortunatly. I find it strange that there is no Harley Benton bass with similar specs...
     
  3. GenghisCoyne

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    fanned fret roasted maple seems to be the flavor of the year. im sure something along those lines will be coming down the pipe soon
     
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    Wow!

    My black 4 string redsub fan fret from them was absolutely immaculate. And plays excellently with no finish flaws whatsoever.

    Shame they have dropped the ball on these :(
    So much potential down the drain. At least their returns policy is good.
     
  5. GenghisCoyne

    GenghisCoyne im here to party

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    arite, i just played my import mtd for the first time since buying this thing. the redsub is a piece of shit and i was being unrealistically optimistic
     
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    Shame about the apparent poor quality control. I just saw these for the first time in this thread, the 5 string blue one looks amazing. And the price is stupid cheap.
     
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    Check Dingwall strings on Musikproduktiv.de or bassdirect.co.uk.
    These strings are made for fanned fret basses.
     
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    Ok thanks. Unfortunatly the bass is total shit, so I have to send it back.
     
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    Ok so the bass is on the way back. Guys please don't buy this thing when it shows up as b stock. ;)
     
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    Damn, the QC on these looks like it was absolutely terrible. I'm sorry I posted about them in the first place.
     
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    Gear4Music are such a frustrating brand when it comes to the in house stuff. Design wise i'd put them above Harley Benton a lot of the time, but it seems that more often than not you're getting something that's not even worth the budget price.
     
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