#1
This might sound kind of dumb, but I figured I'd ask.

I'm starting to look around, figure out what my next bass might be. I always really liked the look of the Dean Dime Razorback V, however a friend of mine who plays bass suggested I get a 5 string since I'll mainly be playing metal. I was looking around, and I noticed that 2 different sites (Guitar Center and Musician's Friend) had the Razorback V listed as a 5 string, but pictured as a 4 string. I'm having kind of a hard time believing 2 reputable sites would make the same mistake, but I'm also having a hard time believing Dean would let something like that fly under the radar. Any insight?
#2
Google and Dean's website gave no results, only a 4 string. try calling GC and see if there is a 5 string that they're selling.
#3
id look for a different bass all together. Check out schecter, they have stuff similar in price but the build quality is so much better.
#5
Well, I'm not ready to buy just yet, just gathering info at the moment. The Razorback V is probably a bit out of the price range I'm looking at, too, I just wanted something that had a really distinctive, metal look to it. I was looking at the 5 string BC Rich Warlock as well, but I hear mixed reviews about those. I may just end up going with a regular looking bass if the quality for price is just that different.
#6
The Razorback V is actually a 4-string bass with the flying V shape.
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I was looking around, and I noticed that 2 different sites (Guitar Center and Musician's Friend) had the Razorback V listed as a 5 string, but pictured as a 4 string. I'm having kind of a hard time believing 2 reputable sites would make the same mistake...


Guitar Center owns Musician's Friend, if I remember correctly.
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#8
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Dean-Dime-Razorback-V-Bass-with-Active-Electronics?sku=514309

Is that what you're talking about? Because if so, then Fitz would be correct. The V, in this case, is not a Roman numeral, but rather a letter. Because the bass is in the shape of a V.

EDIT: Oh ho ha! But I see, good sir! Even though it is not described as a 5-string in the name or description, it is listed with the other 5-strings. How bizarre.

Guess the people in charge of organizing the products did indeed make the V-as-Roman-numeral mishap. Well played, threadstarter.
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#9
I didn't even think about V as the roman numeral. I guess that may have been the source of the screw up