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The other day I played an Epi EB-3 (based on former gibson EB3L) for the long scale),

despite I really love short scale basses and might have had fun with an EB-0 as well,

I plugged this 2010 EB3 on his little amplifier and when equalizing and then playing

it, I found it quite a bit of a different experience from playing a fender bass

(despite I love an old and pounded precision as well), it is a bit heavy, and can

easily be used for self defense too, but afterwards, upon taking a better look at

the instrument, I noticed its frets were very low and thin, the truss rod seemed

very precisely tuned, despite I think the action could be a tiny bit lower.


I must add that those pickups are like none I seen before (have only played fenders

and some similars mostly), playing with the gain, I got great tones off them and

I realized what made these guys famous at their time.


I stared at it for a while, while the body seemed to be of classic mahogany, the

neck did not look like regular mahogany, its wood looked much more uniform and

not very grainy at all, didn't look like mahogany (it is heavy, that I know), and

instead of the 'spear' shaped rod cover it had a bell shaped one with an Epi 'E'.

The fingerboard looks like plain rosewood, but I could be wrong.



This is such a great bass, aint it? Can anyone tell me the specs it had in 2010?


Thanks already.

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