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  • underage d00ds: anybody buy from subway guitars?

    so, my bass has just about had it. i've been using a squier for about 5 years. the pickups are dead, the neck is just a mess, and it's done. i'm parting it out for about $200, so i have a limited budget.

    i found this stingray clone at subway for $400. it says it has switchable passive/active eq, usa neck and body, schaller tuners, and a high mass bridge. it almost seems too good to be true. my options are limited at a lefty, and this has features, a low price, and availability.

    so i ask of those that have done business with him before: are his instruments worth their price? or are they all talk and not a lot of substance? let me know before i spend $400 on what i think to be an upgrade.

    tl;dr: should i buy this bass? is subway guitars decent?

    i'll probably be changing tuners and bridge because i loathe black hardware.
    Originally Posted by Naterel


    Dear Liev,

    I went to see Richard The Third starring Kevin Spacey at the BAM theater last night and you were there, I waved and said I loved you in Phantoms. You did not wave back or acknowledge me, I thought we were homeboys but I guess not. Also you're much shorter in person.

    Love

    Natty

  • #2
    nobody ever replies to my threads, so early ass bump. i need infoz people.
    Originally Posted by Naterel


    Dear Liev,

    I went to see Richard The Third starring Kevin Spacey at the BAM theater last night and you were there, I waved and said I loved you in Phantoms. You did not wave back or acknowledge me, I thought we were homeboys but I guess not. Also you're much shorter in person.

    Love

    Natty

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    • #3
      Don't do it. The bass is backwards.
      My music: charlatansounds.com

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      • #4
        I don't now anything about subway guitars man.

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        • #5
          Don't do it. The bass is backwards.


          jesus ****************ing christ


          i've been playing guitar for 6 years and every single time i've ever posted a picture of a left handed guitar i get this comment.

          does it get as old to you guys as it does to me?
          Originally Posted by Naterel


          Dear Liev,

          I went to see Richard The Third starring Kevin Spacey at the BAM theater last night and you were there, I waved and said I loved you in Phantoms. You did not wave back or acknowledge me, I thought we were homeboys but I guess not. Also you're much shorter in person.

          Love

          Natty

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          • #6
            Reviews look like a mixed bag. Definitely play before you buy.

            That said, the bass looks fine to me. Don't know if I'd spend $400 on it, but I understand that used lefty basses are hard to come by. Play before you buy.
            Guitars: Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro, Epiphone Les Paul Standard (for sale), Fender Stratocaster, Ibanez AF75 (for sale), Alvarez Artist, Washburn Taurus, Fender Precision, Rogue MandolinAmps: Traynor YCV40WR, SWR LA12, Behringer BX3000T head/Steel Sound 2x12 bass cabPedals: Too many to list...Good deals: knives490, slufay, Jim Hunter, deadanddreaming, lank81, MickTaylorFan, jmecale72, billy budapest, melx, CRANK, Mdsmithii, juankyman

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            • #7
              Yeah, pretty much everything I've heard says Subway's own stuff is pretty hit and miss, and they aren't exactly easy to deal with if you have complaints.
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              A Magpie Moment.

              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxBVa9D0-J4

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              • #8
                jesus ****************ing christ


                i've been playing guitar for 6 years and every single time i've ever posted a picture of a left handed guitar i get this comment.

                does it get as old to you guys as it does to me?


                Maybe you wouldn't if you didn't have a RIGHT handed guitar in your avatar.


                I have never heard / played a Subway guitar either - sorry.
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                - George Carlin

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                - Sir George Martin, All You Need Is Ears

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                • #9
                  Ibanez ATK300 is on sale at MF. I would undoubtedly buy one if they hadn't run out of the natural finishes and if I weren't trying to save up for a boutique amp. It's a great sounding bass, dubbed the poor man's stingray.
                  AimmarCair wrote:EHX could clean out my anus.Delicious HOG enema.

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                  • #10
                    jesus ****************ing christ


                    i've been playing guitar for 6 years and every single time i've ever posted a picture of a left handed guitar i get this comment.

                    does it get as old to you guys as it does to me?



                    Your reaction is what makes it funny.
                    Originally Posted by goodhonk


                    mel gibson is our generations john wayne.



                    Actual post in the effects forum.

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                    • #11
                      My advice is to eat fresh.
                      "WANTED: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box xxx, Oakview, CA 93022. You'll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed. I have only done this once before."






                      Originally Posted by Hiwatt Bob


                      I think the project is interesting as ****************. ICP are always reinventing and redefining what it means to be dohp as ****************.



                      Good deals: JSutter, roaring20's

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                      • #12
                        My advice is to eat fresh.


                        Guitars: Fender Classic Player Jazzmaster, Lite Ash Strat, Mim Tele, CD60 Acoustic.
                        Board: Pitchblack -> Fuzz Factory -> Whammy -> RAT II -> DE7 -> DMM -> Pulsar







                        Originally Posted by marchofflames


                        2 DE-7's?! That's whack!

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                        • #13
                          In all seriousness, you can probably get a nicer bass for 400 bones. There are plenty of older Yamahas, Ibanezes and such that will be of higher quality in the same price range.
                          "WANTED: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box xxx, Oakview, CA 93022. You'll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed. I have only done this once before."






                          Originally Posted by Hiwatt Bob


                          I think the project is interesting as ****************. ICP are always reinventing and redefining what it means to be dohp as ****************.



                          Good deals: JSutter, roaring20's

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                          • #14
                            Unless you're gonna walk in, not a sure thing (and Dundalk to Bezerkley's a haul...)
                            Maybe go talk to the guys @ Atomic-eventually, everything passes through there.
                            Originally Posted by GarysBlues


                            Fact is he passed away many years ago.
                            But he's a Living Legend for sure.









                            Originally Posted by Stubacca


                            This kid is seriously and idiot!

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                            • #15
                              Check out Rondo Music for a nice Lefty Bass at a GREAT price. Look in the clearance section as well.

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