Anybody using a bass rig completely NON US or UK?

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  1. Avezzano

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    Big share of electric axes/amps/effects until some twenty years ago were either US or British made. Things change and in a global world, as in the thread title: anybody using a NON US or Brit rig?

    I mean: Squier still is a Fender spinoff, so even if your Squier bass is made in Korea, it still is a US based design/product. So no to Squier. Therefore: NO to Fender/Gibson/Ric/Marshall/Peavey/Ashdown/Schroeder etc......

    Example: anybody using exclusively something like

    Warwick bass
    Glockenklang combo
    Yamaha compressor

    or

    Vigier bass
    A.T.S. amp
    Markbass speakers
    Ibanez flanger

    etc.....

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  2. hachi kid

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    Warmoth/SWR + Avatar cab/Ampeg VT-22/Tech21 Leeds......nope.... :)
     
  3. Biggbass

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    aside from my basses, My amp rig is all Markbass- love it.
     
  4. Crazy_Jake

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    Yorkville/ Traynor bass amp - Canadian too :)
     
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  6. Avezzano

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    ...P.S.: pics are welcomed!!!!

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  7. nukes_da_bass

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    Premise is broken from the get-go.

    Unless you are playing on and through antiques, just about everything made today has at least some parts sourced through Asia.

    I understand your "US design" paradigm. However, using that as a benchmark, my SX jazz 5 through an Eden E300T are both US based designs, yet both are manufactured in China.

    Based on your premise, a Chang Jiang motorcycle is only non US because it's copied from a German design (BMW R100).

    Based on this I find the original premise as close to a brick as a box of sand.
     
  8. Avezzano

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    come on, man: lighten up! We all know VEEEERY well that it is a totally interconnected world and that into, say, a Markbass head maybe 95% of the components are made in China or Korea!

    Just talking about the brands: no scientific hair splitting here. Just talking brands...

    P.S.: SX and EDEN do not qualify, even if completely made in China, then... and a Chang Jiang motorcycle is only non US because it's not an Us (or UK) brand.

    Don't you please talk like my wife.... :rolleyes:
     
  9. Guygrooves

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  10. Avezzano

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    Guy man: even if your rig is excellent (deep envy for your axes collection!), you still have a "half breed" US/ITA whole rig (meant from "fingers" to the "ears")!!!!
     
  11. nukes_da_bass

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    Oh ok so you are looking for people that have status basses through Marshall etc...

    Probably more prevalent outside the USA where American branded products are extremely expensive!
     
  12. Avezzano

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    yes, you got the point right! Btw: Marshall does not apply since an UK product: no US or UK! ;)
     
  13. caligula

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    German built basses from Boerjes and Le Fay, EBS compressor and other EBS pedals (~10 years old), German built FMC cabinets, I used to play Dutch built Hevos cabs.
    My main amp is American, Aggie DB 750.
    I haven't seen/heard any other amp that sounds like that, otherwise I probably would be all non US/UK.
    But it just happened that way, nothing really planed.
     
  14. Avezzano

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    pics of your whole rig, if you have it on hand?
     
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    Yamaha RBX375 through a TC Electronic BG500-210. One is Japanese, the other Danish.
     
  16. Menno

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    but also
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    Barefaced
     
  17. oerk

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    Non-US or UK basses: two Yamaha BB's, two Ken Rose (Taiwanese, I think), Höfner, Hohner

    US basses: Epiphone TB and SX P

    Non-US rigs: Tech combo with Conrad speakers, Madamp Pre + img Power rig, with...

    US and UK cabs: two Hartke, one Marshall

    US amps: two Hartke combos, one Peavey amp

    Cheap and mixed, I'd say.
     
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  19. cnltb

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    Nothing US in my rig at all.
    A UK made poweramp though and strings.
     
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    I don't have a single amp not made in the United States, and very few of my basses were made anywhere else.
     
  21. Ender_rpm

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    Amp wise, I have Swedish and Italian. Basses, I do have a Yamaha, but my main is a G&L, so nope :)
     

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