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  • 34" scale
  • Hard rock maple neck with rosewood fretboard Basswood body
  • Quilt top
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      The Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass is a terrifically playable starter instrument with a 34" scale and a hard rock-maple neck with rosewood fretboard. The basswood body has a quilt top that delivers the visuals while string-thru-body routing and 2 hum-canceling single-coil pickups deliver the goods sonically.

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      • 34" scale
      • Hard rock maple neck with rosewood fretboard Basswood body
      • Quilt top
      • String-thru-body routing

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      PeaveyMillennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top
       
      4.7

      (based on 96 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (79)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (12)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

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        (1)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Fun to play (4)
      • Good feel (4)
      • Good tone (4)
      • Good pick up (3)
      • Solid electronics (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming (3)
        • Practicing (3)
        • Rock concerts (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Professional musician (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        My One & Only

        Have tried other basses and nothing comes close to the ease of play & sound. I'm really comfortable with & love this bass and have no desire to buy any...Read complete review

        Have tried other basses and nothing comes close to the ease of play & sound. I'm really comfortable with & love this bass and have no desire to buy any other at any bass.
        Millenium BPX 5 string in tranparent black
        Don't use active controls, these passive controls are perfect to me. Very good low action. The most playable bass I've ever tried.
        Had problems with the cord jack loosening up at first until I started wrapping the cable through the strap. No more problems. It is amazing how well it stays in tune. Occasionally I check just to make sure & it is always dead on.
        I think this is one of the best bass guitars at ANY price.

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        Not the greatest bass out there

        This bass constantly goes out of tune and it is impossible to re-tune as the tuning keys are so imprecise due to the gear ratio. also, the strings stick in the nut. As...Read complete review

        This bass constantly goes out of tune and it is impossible to re-tune as the tuning keys are so imprecise due to the gear ratio. also, the strings stick in the nut. As you tune it, the strings then slide loose from the nut and you are flat again. The low B is very muddy and just does not have a very good sound to it. However, The other four strings are bright, clear and sound very good when it stays it tune which is almost never. I think I will be selling mine soon for the Fender Jazz five string I was going to buy. I don't understand. I have 20 year old Peavey TNT 100 amp that sounds as good as the day I bought it, but this product is not worthy of the Peavey name. I hope you take this review into consideration before you buy.

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        5.0

        Great bass~Great value

        By Seanvplayer

        from Mi Wuk Village, Ca

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • Great customer service
        • Great Durability
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

          Needed another fretted 5 string bass to round out the collection and what better than a low cost Peavey that also gives great value. I had one small problem with the machine tuning head for the E string, compounded by the fact I had just moved and could not find my receipt. I called Peavey and spoke with a wonderful lady in their parts dept. She cut through the red tape and sent me a replacement right away. GREAT customer service!! I have owned many Peavey products in the years I have been playing, and they tend to be the equipment that remain in the line-up for years and years. They have a well deserved reputation for quality and durability. This bass is a great, fun, workhorse that plays well, and as noted in other reviews, has a great sound also. (Wouldn't be worth having otherwise).

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          5.0

          Excellent bass!!!!

          By Bojack

          from New iberia,La

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Fast neck
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Looks
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • GREAT sound
          • Incredible Value
          • Rich Bottom End
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Any

          Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

          I do not see how anyone can have anything negative to say about this bass! Alot of folks think for a bass to be a good bass you need to spend thousands, not the case with Peavey! This is by far the best value of any 5-stringer out there! I own one and i've played other high end basses that don't come close! The bottom end is phenomenal! I definitely recommend this bass!

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This bass took me down a peg.

          By Gojoe1956

          from Bryan, Ohio

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts

            Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

            I actually got this bass from donating a sound board to a church and they gave me this bass as a thank you as they didn't use it. I just put it aside as I already have a high end Ibanez 4 string that I play all the time at my church. The other night just for kicks I got it out, took it to church just to see what a bass at this price sounded like. Boy did my uppity nose get bent. This bass sounded fantastic! Great clear tone. Very tight low b. Good balance. All in all, one of the best basses I've ever played.A little buz when only using one pickup, but every jazz bass I've played did the same thing,so big deal.The top is probably just a photo laminate or a very thin veneer. The rest of the musicians were really impressed when I told them what it was. Just goes to show that even an old musicians can still learn a new trick or two! I'll certainly be using it this Sunday.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            GOOD BASS WHEN SET UP WELL!

            By Ridingroy

            from New Jersey shore

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Good price
            • Light Weight
            • Well balanced

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                The bass is solid with a very nice quilt veneer finish. It is boutique lightweight( mine is a shade over 8 lbs.)Very well balanced and the string through bridge really helps sustain.Pickups are fair to good with traditional J Bass layout and tone. They are pretty noisy when one pickup is used at a higher setting than the other.I would highly recommend a professional setup and a change of strings. I strung this with D'Darrio steel strings 45-125 with a taperwound low B which helped the tone a lot. The nut needed to be lowered quite a bit. and a high fret needed to be leveled. The rest of the fret and neck work is quite good with no sharp edges(a common problem with instruments at this price point).The neck contour and string spacing is on the thin side and very comfortable.Overall a good bass with the right setup.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Got It, Loving it.

                By Seanvplayer

                from Mi Wuk Village, Ca

                About Me Professional Musician

                Ask me a question

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Rock Concerts
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  Needed another five string to play while my Carvin LB75 is benched for repairs, (again). I got the Peavey because of their reputation for reliable, solidly built equipment. I was not disappointed, that's what I received. Out of the box it was good enough to play a gig with, so I did. After that I did a little(very little) adjustment to the bridge and all was well. Nice lightweight bass that doesn't kill my back over a 41/2 hour gig. Now using it all the time, alongside my fretless four string Rouge (which I also bought from Musician's Friend), my P-bass, and my Michael Kelly Dragonfly fretless five string. The Peavey is my go-to bass at this point. Thank you for a quility bass at a low price.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  impressed...

                  By Scott Hillen

                  from Nebraska

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  This bass impresses me. Of course, it isn't a Richenbacher, but, for the price, it seems to have quite a bit of punch, and plays really easily. Action is outstanding. I look for this bass to be an excellent addition to my stable, and plan on using it for a number of years, especially when i want to put out some deep tones. They come through really clearly. ( I retuned a little alternative.. A E A D G instead of the standard B, and i don't need the octaver that way. Haven't found one yet that can handle the 0 octave, but, this gets down to A1 with no problem at all. The thing is incredible when running off my GK stack... it will rumble your bones.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  seems pretty good...

                  By Scott Hillen

                  from Nebraska

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  Seems like
                  This bass is about what I expected. A good quality instrument, it has faster action than I thought it would, and is a welcome addition to my stable. I needed a 5 string, and this seemed to fit the bill. It sounds really good with my GK amp and cabs... and the low range (tuned B-E-A-D-G) can translate well enough for my octaver to pick up, even at B1. Lowest reaction I could get was at D0, which is excellent. This is by no means intended as a primary instrument, but an addition to expand what I do. For that, it does the job. The only problem: I have to carry it in a gig bag, because I haven't been able to find a hard case to transport it. I hope that it holds up. (Peavey doesn't even make one to fit...)

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  A lot of Bass for the Buck

                  By Russell Patterson

                  from Lincolnton, NC

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  Very enjoyable bass guitar that is set up nicely right out of the box. This guitar has an excellent sound quality and is easy to play...
                  Hard to beat for the money.

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                  (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  My One & Only

                  By John Benevelli

                  from Chicago, IL

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  Have tried other basses and nothing comes close to the ease of play & sound. I'm really comfortable with & love this bass and have no desire to buy any other at any bass.
                  Millenium BPX 5 string in tranparent black
                  Don't use active controls, these passive controls are perfect to me. Very good low action. The most playable bass I've ever tried.
                  Had problems with the cord jack loosening up at first until I started wrapping the cable through the strap. No more problems. It is amazing how well it stays in tune. Occasionally I check just to make sure & it is always dead on.
                  I think this is one of the best bass guitars at ANY price.

                  Comment on this review

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  awsome !!!!!! awsome!!!!! awsome!!!!!!

                  By bassplayer97

                  from brandon, fl

                  Comments about Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar Quilt Top:

                  this bass is by far the best bass i have owned. in my opinion peaveys are alot better than fenders or gibsons and are very affordable. keep up the good work peavey!!!!!

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