Peavey Millennium BXP 5-String Bass Guitar
For what is ostensibly a beginner’s instrument, Peavey’s Millennium BXP sure goes out of its way to impress like it’s playing in the big leagues. Anytime a budget 5-string bass guitar is made available at such an affordable price, it’s natural to assume there must be some area in which corners were cut. Fortunately, that’s not the case here. From a visual standpoint, the real maple quilt top and basswood body give this axe an impressive look. It’s also worth noting that this bass guitar weighs just under 15 lbs, which is very light when compared to other 5-string basses.
Two single coil pickups are what makes this baby really cry, and for those who might already anticipate unwanted hum or noise, no need to fret. When used together, the two single-coils cancel each other out, providing a clean tone. The body design with waist cutaway gives players easy access to the full fretboard, and is also a factor in what makes this bass guitar so comfortable. The fact that Peavey has included a five year warranty on this instrument is just icing on the cake.