Yamaha RBX170

roundthebendroundthebend Frets: 502
edited December 2014 in Bass
I play 6 string guitar - acoustic strumming, bit of electric rhythm and struggle with lead. I fancy a bass, if I get on with it I'd maybe look to gig.

A bass wizard friend of mine has a Yamaha RBX170 he'll sell me for £120. It's nice. He also has a Kustom practise combo for £40.

Is that a good setup for a novice? Seems like a versatile instrument, nice feel and well made.
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  • mrn1989mrn1989 Frets: 156
    I started playing about 15 years ago and my starter bass for about 3 years was a black RBX170 and it was fantastic so I'd say the bass is perfect for a beginner or intermediate.

    Not sure on the Kustom amp, which model is it?
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  • UnclePsychosisUnclePsychosis Frets: 5883
    edited December 2014
    No idea about the amp, but yamaha make great basses at all price points. If you've played it and you like it then fire in :-)

    £120 might be slightly on the high side, I'd check out eBay for a decent idea of the going rate.
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  • RBX basses are good. Mine's a 375. :)
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    Seriously: If you value it, take/fetch it yourself
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