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Old 11-14-2012, 07:46 PM   #1
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NBD: My first bass arrived! Yamaha inside.


My first bass guitar, Yamaha RBX-374 arrived.

It's amazing! I'm very happy! Thanks for helping me choose this amazing piece of music instrument.

Now i must buy an amp just for the bass because i'm worried about blowing up the Yamaha THR-10, i know it can handle bass, but you know... 3 inch speakers...

I know the RBX-375 and Ibanez SR300 are better choices but i don't live in USA so i had to pay 10% comission to a seller and aldo had to pay 70$ for shipping and 80$ for taxes. I bought it Restock from MF with 15% discount coupon so the value paid for it was 204$ and the total value spent with taxes/shipping/seller comission is almost 400$ usd but here in Brazil it costs nearly $650 usd so it was a great deal for me.

Beginner gear

Yamaha FG700S
Yamaha Pacifica 112V
Yamaha RBX-374
Yamaha THR-10

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Old 11-14-2012, 09:48 PM   #2
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Wow, that brings me back! I first played that bass 7 years ago. Still remember it, the bassist of a Hardcore band was injured and I had to sub. Pretty fun and playable bass, bang for the buck. Enjoy.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:49 PM   #3
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The RBX375 is no better, just different because it has an extra string. anyway, HNBD! Hope you enjoy it!
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:42 PM   #4
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HNBD! Enjoy it! And welcome to the Low End, my friend!
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:46 PM   #5
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:38 AM   #6
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i do like me some yamaha.. KUDOS!
i have the 375 and it is indeed brilliant.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:37 AM   #7
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Congratulations. I'm gonna have to revise some Yamaha's, because i haven't been playing them lately and i know they're always a great choice. Have fun!
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:50 AM   #8
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HNBD, enjoy!
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Don't you mean "Why do we alcoholics keep taking about bass?"?

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