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Ibanez TMB30 Electric Bass  

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While Talman basses normally have the more common 34” “long-scale” neck, the TMB30 offers a “short-scale” 30” neck. The shorter neck is often preferred by players of smaller stature who find a long-sc... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

While Talman basses normally have the more common 34” “long-scale” neck, the TMB30 offers a “short-scale” 30” neck. The shorter neck is often preferred by players of smaller stature who find a long-scale instrument to be unwieldy. It is also a favorite of guitarists who double on bass— the shorter scale having a feel closer to that of an electric guitar.

The TMB30 features include a Mahogany body for a warm, punchy tone, a Maple neck with Rosewood fretboard, a Standard bridge, and a black pickguard to complete the classic vibe. Electronics consist of an Ibanez Dynamix P neck pickup and a Dynamix J bridge pickup for that rich, vintage sound.

Features Neck
  • Shape: Info not available
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Info not available
  • Scale length: 30"
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Finish: Info not available
  • Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: P/J
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Split single coil
  • Bridge: Single coil
  • Brand: Dynamix
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Not applicable
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: Info not available
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: Info not available
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
  • Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Info not available
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume and balancer
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Std.
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: Info not available
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IbanezTMB30 Electric Bass
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

best short scale bass for the money

By Dan Luke Bass Guy

from Nashville Tn

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez TMB30 Electric Bass:

    I play short scale basses almost exclusively. I've been looking for a while to find an inexpensive SS bass with a common pick up configuration for touring so i wouldn't be afraid of banging around a bit. The TMB 30 is exactly what i was looking for. Looks good, plays better, and the pups aren't bad but i did swap the jazz pup for a duncan because thats what i normally play, although it really did have a good sound stock. These are the absolute best option if you like short scale basses, i don't know why these aren't insanely popular.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    The jury is still out.

    By The Chuckster

    from Richmond, Va.

    About Me Novice

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Doesn't stay in tune very well.

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Ibanez TMB30 Electric Bass:

    I originally bought a Yamaha TRBX174 and long scale was too difficult for me, so opted for this short scale bass. I have small hands and arthritis and it was difficult for me to play that behemoth. I'm a beginner and this guitar suits me. I'm sure I'll move up in the future because I'm having so much fun learning this instrument. I didn't expect much for a guitar under ($200.00) But once I get a little more experience behind me? All I can say is Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clark, you have nothing to worry about. lol

     
    5.0

    Nice Bass! Played Ibanez before. They have a good product.

    By William

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Ibanez TMB30 Electric Bass:

    The cord is very cheap and short. I have others, so not a big deal. Nice Bass for the price.

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