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Community Level 1phatman5000


TRB5PII - Yamaha gives experts some excellence

AdvantagesWarm, Beautiful, Impressive

DisadvantagesAfraid to drop it!

"...quite like this one. Introducing the Yamaha TRB5II. Two words describe this guitar. HOLY PANTS. This guitar is what jazz is all about. Sporting the hefty yet relatively peanuts £869 RRP price tag, this guitar is THE best bass guitar I have EVER gotten my little mittens on. Enough laying down the absolute praise, let's get down to business. I bought this guitar for about £850 from my local guitar shop. It came with all the usual Yamaha ..." Read review

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Community Level 3Saul_Walker


These strings were made for playing

AdvantagesBeautiful guitar, responds to all playing styles


"...I’m talking about is the Yamaha TRB5, and what a superb use of wood it is. I’d always been a bit sceptical about Yamaha guitar products, after all they almost build anything on the UK market from Motorcycles to Toilet seats (not really-only Joking), but still you can’t expect it to make better products than those companies solely devoted to the manufacture of musical instruments. So when I actually got to test ‘drive’ ..." Read review

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Community Level 101chlam


A warm sounding, satisfying tone.

AdvantagesBeautiful sound, but powerful all the same. Fret marks help guide the fingers

DisadvantagesPassive, and requires a battery. Battery case too big but easily solved.

"...long fingers. He told me yamaha have high quality fretless basses at my budget. I searched on the internet for the ideal bass and I came across the Yamaha TRB1005F, made with quality maple woods and a great tone. I went to many bass shops in London to find something similar. They didn\'t have any yamaha basses but wide fret ones that sounded good. I decided then to purchase the yamaha over the internet. Although it take several months to be imported ..." Read review

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