Body sandwich WENGE / MAHOGANY / wenge neck with wenge BO 5 pieces / BUBINGA
A sublime violin with selected woods .... the large class
Bridges IV monorails GOTOH / Mechanical GOTOH / Micros BARTO us with dedicated electronics (preamp 2 * 1.5v I believe / I diagram if interested) / graphite Nut BLACK TUSC (R) / Truss in KTS TITANIUM / Frets invisible
BREF, as the top
9/10 for accessories gilded age badly
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The handle is a treat. Rigid and a little thicker than the SR series (19.5 at nut and 23mm at the 12th) but still highway, very close with action as low as possible. IBANEZ what! And a dream to settle with the titanium trussrod.
Access to acute is easy until the 24th box.
I think the race is a factor which gives a good sound this bass.
The ergonomics of a nickel SR PRESTIGE therefore, very fine, she married the body. Against the wood by being what it is: the bass is quite heavy for a SR: about 4.4 Kgs for mine. Which is reasonable but watch your back ....
This is the biggest surprise of this bass. The Ibanez basses and modern neutrals and often cold enough: There NO!
Wood vibrate all the way in providing excellent sustain: once again the handle provides a very powerful, accurate and personal. This affects the body vibration in a perfect manner.
The EQ is special but effective. I've read elsewhere, and I agree, it is difficult to assimilate but after it goes. I put 9/10 because of that because I think that could give us BARTOLINI well in view of the vacuum of this bass.
I play on a 150 and RUMBLE with 15 "pummeled it!
I've had a year and a half and I enjoy as always ....
No, I have not been able to try many model before but I chose the following notice and my instinct
Yes I would do this choice because this SR5005e ol is a sort of culmination of the PRESTIGE range: the height of a brand already known for its serious