I put here the description of the Yamaha RBX 270 is the same as the 360 except the head which is the same color as the body on the 270
Mine dates from 1997 or thereabouts, the description is no longer available on retail sites because it was replaced by 270 and then 170
Maple neck screwed
Rosewood fingerboard with 24 frets
Pitch of 864mm
1x single-coil pickup, 1x micro Split Coil
Controls: volume, tone, balance
Bridge Solid Diecast chrome with four bridges
The handle looks a bit like that of a precision width but with the finesse of Jazz
The handle is painted, it slides a lot, but nothing special, it's not a freeway, an expressway instead ^ ^
For ergonomics, not bad, the body is light (about 3.3 kg) so for me, having back problems it does so with a good strap. For shape, the upper horn mounts OK but nothing annoying, it looks really stylish. For the lower horn, the ergonomics are not great but it takes on the thigh. Please note that it does not slip because of the varnish.
Access to treble is great thanks to the shape and contour of the lower horn.
For sound, a master volume, tone and overall the milieu, a balance to select the microphone and the power of each dose.
I play Jazz, Blues, Lunchbox, Metal, Rock ... it follows well thanks to its micro-config P / J
With the balance, a rock sound by not putting the mic accuracy, warm sound with good midrange center position and a well jazzy, round, warm with the Jazz. After that, between these three notches is not the power of each dose. In short, a great range of sound for a passive.
I played on a 15w Laney RB-1 coupled with a Boss ME-20 B and the fact that serious. Without the pedal is nickel, great sound even with the equalizer neutral.
I use it since yesterday (bought yesterday) to replace my Thunderbird. 9a does not sound the same, but it's obviously suits me perfectly for the style I play. I try many basses before (Ibanez SR300, Yamaha BB 424, Yamaha RBX 370, Epiphone viola bass, Squier classic vibe 51 ', ...) and for the price (300 new on the internet) is a great instrument . What I like least is the crack on the head in terms of mechanical and Re Mi (but not confirmed by a luthier risk) makes me a bit scared ^ ^ but good for its price and we not complain.
€ 300 if not, it's a good bass, good finishes, super nice and handle grip. I had the feeling from the start! I recommend it!