Re: Vintage Ibanez Roadster Bass
: : i have a 1979 ibanez roadster bass that i've been playing for a few years. i've never been able to find anything about the bass and was hoping you could help :-)
: : i can't find any reference to this bass on the various Ibanez websites that are available.
: : there are very few distinguising marks apart from the serial number H790694
: : i've taken some pictures of the bass here:
: : http://www.escapeact.com/richbass/
: : would this be the RS800 model?
: : any info you have would be much appreciated!
: ive got one of the active ones of these like andys its an rs900 as played by phil lynott it weighs a ton but i love it brilliant bass and i own hot rod usa precision but the ibanez is right up there reminds me of a 70s precision i had
Yes that is an RS800, I've an RS920 which i've had from new (1980) twin active pups. Still sounds brillaint