NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

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NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by BassLine » 07 Feb 2018, 20:55

NBD. This baby arrived this week. A mate was selling it after owning it for 20 years and it needed a good home.

Light weight at 3.9kg or 8.6lb. Sounds great, feels great, looks great.


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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by BassLine » 07 Feb 2018, 21:09

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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by Lukaas3 » 07 Feb 2018, 21:38

Wow.
Stunner!

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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by bigswifty » 07 Feb 2018, 21:47

Wow that looks awesome Owen. Fantastic!
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by drbass » 08 Feb 2018, 05:56

Nice!
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by Classic5 » 08 Feb 2018, 06:56

Looks terrific for it's age. 4 string.....nice. A real Classic :thumbup:
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by jamiesdad » 08 Feb 2018, 07:01

doesn't that mean you've got two now owen ... that's really not fair

seriously nice looking bass ... have always had a hankering for one of those since seening them in bassplayer magazine
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by BassLine » 08 Feb 2018, 07:34

Thanks guys!!! :thumbup:

Frets and bridge are green. Needs a Fret polish, a good clean/oil, new strings, setup action/intonation, Deoxit pots, new battery, and possibly a new output jack. I know what I'll be doing the next few weeks.
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by swalexbass » 08 Feb 2018, 15:00

Dude, this is nice. Real nice. It's one for the collection for sure! 8|
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by BassLine » 08 Feb 2018, 18:57

Thanks :thumbup:

I was playing it this morning, thinking how much the neck & feel of it reminds me of a Victor Wooten Fodera Yin/Yang bass, but with a little more growl to the sound. Score!
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Re: NBD: Tobias Classic 4 bass

Post by BazzBass » 09 Feb 2018, 11:03

The body looks mint, great score :)
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