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Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:13 am

Nick's been drooling over this model-

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Anyone playing/played one?
Reviews or comments before I pull the trigger would be appreciated.
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby harleyyy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:19 am

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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:42 am

Oh yes!
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby harleyyy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:43 am

GonzoBass wrote:Oh yes!



It's good to know we're not that old yet.
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:46 am

Wellllll... since you mentioned it,
this would be Nick's 18th birthday present today.
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Here it is-
About $400 on Musician's Friend.
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby harleyyy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:53 am

GonzoBass wrote:Wellllll... since you mentioned it,
this would be Nick's 18th birthday present today.
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Here it is-
About $400 on Musician's Friend.



Oh. We're old. Happy Birthday Nick! [smilie=grinning-smiley-003.gif]
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:02 am

It was either this bass
or trip to Oahu to see Korn in August
which I figured would have run me around a grand
(tickets, airfare, hotel, taxis, food, etc.).

So, I'm thinkin' this would be a better investment...
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby Cheap Bass Tard » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:59 am

Not to mention legal expenses.... [smilie=fun_84.gif]
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby Golem » Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:58 pm

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I've got an old ATK300 FL. It the Korean issue, and I can't
say how close the newer ones might be to this one. But
hoping for the best, here's the deal on mine:

It's on the heavy side, but other than that it's a joy to play.
Our fiddle/geetar guy used to call it "That big brown bass
that sounds great and almost plays itself". It's kinda like a
StingRay with less agressive electronics, not so snarly. It
has a 3-way switch .... two settings are SC and there's no
dummie coil so they have a bit of hiss, but much less than
most other SC basses. I really only notice it when I switch
into SC from humbuggerism. The hiss is minor enuf to
fade from my perception after it's been in SC for about
a minute or so.
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby ghiadub » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:02 pm

Happy birthday Nick~ Rock that thing!~
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby higher1 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:46 pm

I played a few of these @ NAMM, and wanted one in a baaaaad way! I was trying to get the rep to give me one :) it's a really nice bass! [smilie=grinning-smiley-003.gif]

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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:11 am

Thanks guys.
Guess I am sold.
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:11 pm

M'kay, so I've been pretty busy
but I got tracking numbers this morning.
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EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
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Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby GonzoBass » Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:04 am

What a clusterf@#k of an order
but the second one shipped finally came home tonight.
The first one shipped will get here in about 6 weeks...
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A bit heavy to me with a chunky neck
but sounds really, really nice
and Nick's in love.

He goes back to school at the beginning of the month
so I'll be able to have some quality time with it.
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Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Ibanez ATK?

Postby nolabass » Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:36 am

Hows the B string on those? I'm still toying with the idea of a -$500 bass to fly with.
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