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Warwick RockBass Corvette $$ 4-String Electric Bass   

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The woods, electronics, and design that has made Warwick basses the choice of professionals.

The Warwick Rockbass Corvette $$ Basic Bass Guitar is beautifully made and delivers plenty of that characteristic low growl for which Warwick basses are famous. As with all Warwick basses, the Rockbass Corvette $$ is crafted from premium tonewoods throughout: an alder body and a maple neck with ekanga veneer and a rosewood fingerboard.

Dual humbucking pickups and 4 control knobs provide great tone and flexible control in the studio and on stage. The highly sensitive dynamic response of the Warwick Rockbass Corvette $$ Basic lets you articulate the most gentle of nuances or slap the bass for crisp, punchy basslines.

FEATURES
  • Bolt-on neck
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck with Ekanga veneers
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Scale length: 34" (long scale)
  • 24 frets
  • Fingerboard radius: 16?
  • Passive MEC humbucking pickups
  • Passive electronics
  • 1 x Volume control, 1 x Balance control, 1 x Tone control
  • Patented Easy Access electronics compartment
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Warwick 2-piece bridge
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Just-A-Nut III
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WarwickRockBass Corvette $$ 4-String Electric Bass
 
4.8

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
  • Recording (3)
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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very impressed

By RobberE Lee

from Milwaukee

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Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

This bass amazes me. I thought Warwicks were ugly, but it sort of grew on me. I saw one at a local music store and tried it. I wasn't sure I would like the serial/parallel switching. Some brands of guitar/bass the switching is just a gimmick with little difference in sound. But I ended up liking it and ordered one of these here a couple of weeks later. Playing mostly Fenders in the past, I really liked the versatility the pickup combinations and switching provide compared to a basic Fender Jazz. The pickups are a little chunky and feel sort of in the way at first, but I got used to it. The body is more compact than a Fender, which is good because I always felt Fender bass bodies are bigger than they need to be. With the adjustable nut, bridge and saddles, this Warwick is quite a machine for the money and you can do a lot to set it up just the way you want it. I didn't care for the stainless steel strings it came with as I found them noisy and I actually got blisters on my right fingers playing the one at the local store. But that's just my preference. Would have been nice if a gig bag had been included with it.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great bass...

By Bassman

from Maryland

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Pros

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

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Rock Concerts
  • School Bands
  • Small Venues

Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

Let me say that I own a Warwick German made Dolphin V, a Streamer 4, and a fretless Streamer V. This bass is very ,very close to the sound and craftsmanship of those basses. This bass is heavy like the German Warwicks, and can dial in almost any tone, along with the Warwick growl tone. The hardware is exactly like that found on the German models. The pickups aren't as high output as the active models, but that doesn't change the great tone you get from this bass. I got this bass to use as a "beater" so I wouldn't have to drag my expensive Warwick basses out to gigs. I think this bass will end up getting equal rotation with my other Warwick basses. For the money you can't beat it. Nice job Warwick.....

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beast!

By TRAV1E$O

from Dixon, IL

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • everything
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

    You could find many bass in this price range that sound and play extremely well. But I chose this Warwick for the versatility and no compromise attitude of the company. The push/ pull feature for the humbuckers is very cool. I can only describe as growl/snap. The 3D bridge let's you customize string spacing to suite your tastes and style. MEC pickups are amazing too...and don't bother buying strap locks. Warwick includes them in the box! check out Andy Irvine demo on YouTube to hear it in action. He sold me!

    (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    sound of wood

    By Cameron-6Rezf

    from MI

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    Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

    I was never a huge fan of Warwick, there body styles always turned me off to thinking of buying one. While I was at Guitar Center I thought I'd play one just to say," I've played a warwick. the tone was very ""woody"". Very clear. I loved how it sounded. The thin satin finish helps out a lot. The bass itself felt like wood", the body finish was very smooth, not glossy like Fenders. A lot of people will say the pickups are too close together, but I think it adds to the whole sound of this machine. And some may say its too heavy, I think they're just not strong. The slap tone is very nice, and the pop tone is snappy and woody sounded, imagine that? The body style accounts for the balance, and the balance is superd, no dive in any direction. I've come to appreciate this bass and Warwicks all around since my 3 hour warwick experience. Its worth the amount on the price tag, thats for sure.

    (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good but

    By Space Moth

    from Spokane, Wa

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    Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

    I don't own this bass, but I do go to my local guitar center pretty often, and I play this everytime I'm there. The sound is amazing, it is a very comfortable shape, and its pretty light. The only problem I have with it is the pickups. Not the sound, but the fact that the pickups are so close together that, if you fingerpluck (its fine with pick, slap and pop) its a little uncomfortable and akward to play. Theres not a lot of space between the pickups and the strings, and raising the action could make it worse. Good bass, just a little akward to play.

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It's just awesome...

    By Simonbassfreak

    from Antigonish,NS Canada

    Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

    Well I played this bass for over 3 hours at my local music shop.... It's a beast, i played through the SWR Headlite amp head and SWR Megoliath 8x10 cabinet and i swear i almost cried because how amazing it sounded... i'm most definitely buying that bass, the 5 string model at least.... with some Warwick EMP strings... it's truly an amazing quality bass and worth every penny...

     
    5.0

    Can't say enough good things about this bass

    By G.K. Rask

    from Totowa, N.J.

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

      A truly professional instrument. Plays like a dream,fast action, smooth response up and down the fretboard, great tone. I've owned a large number of basses but this is the first time that I feel I own a bass that doesn't need any modifications and that I will keep for the rest of my life. I am thoroughly satisfied.

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      One of the best for the price.

      By Bassman

      from Bend, Oregon

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Knobs Feel Cheap

      Best Uses

        Comments about Warwick RockBass Corvette $ 4-String Electric Bass:

        At this price, you probably won't find a better sound. Unfortunately, I's spoiled, because I have a Warwick German-made Thumb Bass, which in my opinion is one the best basses on the planet. The Chinese-made double-buck simply can't compare.

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