Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bordinco90, Dec 12, 2011.
I got another thread for you guys. What in your opinion is the best bass for under $400?
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Fender Jazz Bass (Mexican)
you might want to specify used, new ... four, five ... etc ...
... the definitive answer if you are thinking new ... any used $6-700 new street price bass
In my opinion, the Ibanez soundgear basses, and the peavey millennium basses. I currently own a peavey millennium bxp 5-string bass and it sounds totally awesome. it's a definite keeper. and I am planning on purchasing an Ibanez sr305 sometime soon.
I was thinking new. I was looking at the Squire Classic Vibe P-bass.
There is no best bass for 400 bucks, just many different ones.
Those are great. You can't beat them for the price.
Used G&L Tribute
Take your money, go to a GC or a SamAsh and play all of the basses for $400 and you decide. Then try out the $800 and up basses. You might just decide to save more money and hold off. +1 on the Mex. Fenders.....................
Beginner bass under $250
Good Mid-rang priced basses ($500-$600)
Newbie buying ~ $400 bass
Need help - good bass for under $300
Best all around bass under $400?
Best bass guitar for $600
Is it worth the price?
First bass, less than $300
I've tried and tried to hear a difference between my mexican and all the US passive models and I just cant. so far the only difference is when I play my Mexican-made Jazz, I get hungry for Taco Bell.
IMO the best new bass for under $400 would have to be one of the Squier Classic Vibes, I could write a book on how much I like mine.
Not sure it's the best bass as I had to have the tone pots replaced as they seemed unresponsive, but I would not part with my Washburn T24 which I got for sub $400 Australian dollars.
Used Musicman SUB Stingray if you can find one. I bought mine for 220 with HS case.
I'd vote for the new Fender Modern Player Jaguar bass at $399.00...
Squier Matt Freeman sig Precision. It's so well made and plays fantastic.
I have no doubt in MY mind that the best (new) bass for under $400 is:
Squier Classic Vibe 60's P Bass
The vintage frets and near flawless construction results in a bass that plays like "buttah"
(I never understood when people said their bass plays like buttah until I played this one)
I can spend hours playing this thing without hand fatigue - and the sound is perfect.
China is really showing off to the world by building stuff like this at this price - Get One!
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