After playing guitar for 7 years in several bands
i decided my true calling was to play bass,
that it was the passion for playing i was missing for a long time.
Sold my guitars for pocket change(one chinese ibanez clone of unknown origins and a Cort Stat2) and am now on my journey
to find my bass!
Now i have a bit of an issue, i live in Israel,
and guitars/basses cost in stores about 2/3 times what you would pay for the same brand/model in america or uk. </exposition>
i managed to gather around $240
I really dislike the neck profile of P-basses, as i have small woman-like hands and the girth is too much to handle.
Jazz Basses are fine, scale length is long but i can get used to it. I would love the extended range of a 5 string but it really isnt a priority for me.
I love SX Basses but Rondo charges $115 shipping to israel, plus i have to buy a hardshell case, making it cost more than twice what i pay for a bass.
Thomann seem kind of fine, since most of their harley bentons plus the 50 euro shipping is still cheaper than any other bass i can find.
Any opinions on this bass? http://www.thomann.de/intl/harley_be...rod_5_bass.htm
A big thanks if you actually managed to read any of this, let alone reply!
P.S. Dont comment about finding Second-hand basses, the second hand market for bass in israel is dead, both online and in local retailers.