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Excellent bass goes everywhere. - Reviews Ibanez RB850

Made in Japan, Easel piece Accucast BIII, BII mechanical velve tune, bolt on neck maple 3-ply, 24 frets. Body "basswood" (lime) (that's less!) With a convex shape. 2 humbuckers with coils switcheurs single / dual integrated volume controls and tone controls, plus a balance control microphones. I put 9 only because of the basswood body could be better with a wood like alder.


the neck is thin and fast, like a jazz bass neck, the instrument is lightweight, very good access to acute, the settings are effective, the microphones of good quality, but the passive side that all lack a little power , the fine is here!
average balance is there, yet the fault of too light basswood body, bass bites a little nose, but ç'est easily controlled.
9 just for these kinks


This is a low pass across, at ease in the studio and on stage. I played on amps Ampeg SVT, like Trace Eliot or live console, the sound is always good. We can, thanks to the possibilities offered by the two humbuckers with their switches, get all kinds of sounds, from its very greasy to jazz rock and funk, as aa very comfortable in slap.


This is a bass that I use again and again although I have other instruments. as already stated, what can be learned from this bass is that regardless of the place, amplification, it always Sonera, and adjustments are made with disconcerting ease. I do not know its original price, but I made a real case, the day I snapped at Pigalle. Purchase confirmed, and if you ever come across one, you can buy with your eyes closed, as if it were a Jazz bass. I also own a Quérey (luthier) 6-string fretless and fretted an Aria Avante 6-string signature Bailey! but this Ibanez Roadstar II series RB850WH is a marvel nonetheless.