NBD... Artcore 5 string

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NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by bobbybdazzler » 25 Nov 2017, 16:59

ImageJust picked up this Ibanez Artcore 5 for a crazy price, I couldn’t not buy it. Although only a semi hollow body it definitely has some wood to its tone and I think will shine with a set of flat wounds in it.
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by PilbaraBass » 25 Nov 2017, 18:13

Flats and played with a pick ... I think that would be cool!
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by vin-tone » 25 Nov 2017, 21:27

We need to talk about your amp situation.
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by Wrenn » 25 Nov 2017, 21:34

vin-tone wrote:
25 Nov 2017, 21:27
We need to talk about your amp situation.
He can power the whole Geelong with those!
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by Rocksolid » 26 Nov 2017, 13:34

It really wasn't about showing you his new Bass...
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by bobbybdazzler » 26 Nov 2017, 17:25

vin-tone wrote:
25 Nov 2017, 21:27
We need to talk about your amp situation.
Definitely needs talking about but I think only two or three more and I should be happy
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by pjm » 26 Nov 2017, 19:04

Looks like Bill's old bass??
How do you like the Rumble 500? love mine!
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by bobbybdazzler » 26 Nov 2017, 19:32

pjm wrote:
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How do you like the Rumble 500? love mine!
I love the Rumble, in my opinion it’s the best sounding class D around.
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by cleary » 27 Nov 2017, 12:57

Looks great, how do you find the weight?

My reading indicates it's pushing 6kg, curious to know how that feels/balances on a short scale
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Re: NBD... Artcore 5 string

Post by bobbybdazzler » 28 Nov 2017, 08:16

cleary wrote:
27 Nov 2017, 12:57
Looks great, how do you find the weight?

My reading indicates it's pushing 6kg, curious to know how that feels/balances on a short scale
It certainly weighs more than it looks like it should but still less than my Spector and yes there is an ever so slight neck dive but nothing a reasonable leather strap wouldn’t fix. I’ve just put a set of Ti flats on it and the tone and feel have blown me away.
Rehearsal tonight, I’ll take it along and see how it sounds at full volume.
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