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VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE

APRIL 2016
 
#14 – The Strobel Rambler Travel Bass has a 22 fret neck based on a 34″ scale.  Schaller hardware including a 3D, 4 roller bridge, custom M4 tuners and a PBX pickup.

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VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE

February 2016
 
“The Strobel Rambler is much more than a convenient, compact way to take your bass with you when you are traveling – it is a high-quality, stage-worthy instrument that just happens to fit into that ol’ Samsonite.” – Phil Feser

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GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE

April 2015
 
“The Classic sounds great plugged in, with stout humbucker tones from the bridge settings and smooth creamy sounds from the neck”

“The Strobel Rambler is a well-made take on a cool concept.  It suceeds as a guitar – which is key – but it also succeeds as a travel guitar before you ever break it down.”  

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BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE

December 2014

“Travel-ready though it may be, the Rambler has a full-scale 34″-scale neck, a double-action truss rod, and 21 medium jumbo frets, with an adjustable nut at the third fret. It boasts Schaller PBX pickups, a Schaller 3-D4 fully adjustable roller bridge, Schaller custom tuning machines, a removable StringKeeper for fast assembly, and a StringCatcher to protect the finish when the strings are wrapped around the body. Available fretless, with an additional fretless neck, finished in custom colors, with various body woods, with personalized neck shaping, and with your initials inlaid into the fretboard.”

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VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE

March 2012
 
The Rambler is fun to play. It has a fast neck, the action feels good, the frets are nicely dressed, intonation is pretty accurate, and the body resonates well.”
 
“We dialed in silky smooth tones from the neck pickup and cutting lead tones from the bridge. While the
Rambler was designed for convenience and some may view it as a novelty, it’s also very gig-worthy.”
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VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE

April 2011
 
In his previous job as an electrical engineer with Motorola, Russ Strobel did his share of traveling – and he always missed his guitar. “I’ve played since I was 12 and had many wonderful times with a guitar in
my hands,” he said of being parted from it. “The guitar can be very liberating and healing.”