#1
Found a guy that would sell a mint one for $800. Anyone have experience with this type of bass? I play mostly metal, prog rock and was wondering how it would fair. I have a stingray at the moment.
*edit: This will not be replacing the stingray, just wanted to get a comparison (feel/tone) from people that have played it before.
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#2
Getting it just for fun or because you don't think the stingray is good enough? Because I'm pretty sure that the stingray is a better sounding piece of musical equipment.
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Getting it just for fun or because you don't think the stingray is good enough? Because I'm pretty sure that the stingray is a better sounding piece of musical equipment.


better sounding is a matter of personal opinion. looks is a different story. the stingray looks better so stick with that
#4
Warwick is an awesome bass, very growly, definitely would have no problem fitting into any sort of metal/prog situation. I don't think its better than your Stingray, but it definitely is going add some new tones to your arsenal.
#5
I love the tone of the warwicks, the best basses available in the market IMO... I've already played a corvette double buck with an Ampeg amp and it sounded and played great.
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#6
I think it is just as good as the stingray.

but I've seen em cheaper, try to pull 600.
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#7
Mint condition? Sounds fine to me. Not an especially great price, but not an especially bad one either. Great bass. It'll actually get a similar sound to your SR in certain settings, but can vary widely from it as well.
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#8
i'm not a fan of the corvette, i feel compared to the thumb it just feels sub-par. but for 800 if you want something with 2 humbuckers that's well made sure go ahead
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#9
It's a great bass, I'd say its as good as the Stingray, they're just good at different things, you can't really compare them. $800 is pretty good if the condition really is mint, considering their price when they're new, but you could get a better price. Seen used ones go for $600-$700

EDIT: Is it an '09 model? Because older Warwicks have "baseball bat" necks that people either love or hate, and it feels very different then the Stingray. You'll definately want to try it out first if you can
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#10
I don't usually like active basses and I don't usually like HB basses. I played a double buck some months back and it was amazing. Very dynamic tonal options, pretty comfy (though I didn't play it for hours on end) and good looking.

It's been a while, so I can't give a nice detailed list of objective observations, but I'll say I loved it.
#11
i think it has a very earthy/woody tone. lots of output in a fat way. the controls are kinda confusing and dont seam to do anything at all at first glance. if you have a stingray then idk if its worth getting tho cuz they sound very similer prolly best spending your money elsewhere
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#12
If you can afford it sure, go buy it, its a great bass as good as your stingray equal quality etc.
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#13
I have 1 and i like them alot better then the stingray.If you got the money to spend on it then go for ide say
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#14
never played one but i always wanted one... double bucks just give me a boner every time i see one lol
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never played one but i always wanted one... double bucks just give me a boner every time i see one lol


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