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    I bought an Aria Tab 66 bass this past week after wanting one for quite a while. I have had a Jack Casady bass for 6 years and like that one a lot, but this bass blows it away. It has a center block and is very solid. I have not found a flaw on it anywhere.. The strings are D'Addario Tapewounds .105 to .50. It's like they were made for this bass. I have played bass for 43 years and this is the first bass I bought that had the intonation correct right out of the box. All I did was lower the bridge a few turns. The sides, back and even the sides of the headstock have the brown sunburst. The wood grain is gorgeous. After playing this Aria, I might go ahead and list my Jack bass on Craigslist, I like the Aria that much! It's 1/4" thinner than the Jack bass, but the body is the same size otherwise and the second pic shows the Aria in the Jack Casady case.

     

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    Dennis Hopper's retirement plan, except Dennis is dead
    Retired and likin' it a lot!
    Regards. Rimmer

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    Dammit man!  You are making me miss my old EA-260!  Nice bass! 

    Perry
    www.myspace.com/badhabit00

    Basses -
    MTD KZ-5
    MTD Artist 5
    Ibanez SRT-800DX
    Spector NS-2 (korean)
    Peavey G bass

    Rig -
    Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0 atop two Phil Jones Bass 4b 4X5 cabs

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    • DeepEnd
      DeepEnd commented
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      Very nice. I've only played one hollowbody bass, an old National, but I'd love to get my hands on that Aria.









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