Buying a "Toss around bass" need opinions

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Buying a "throw around bass" Need opinions

Poll closed Feb 4, 2013.
  1. ESP LTD / B-50FM

    14 vote(s)
    36.8%
  2. "TOBY" Tobias (Epiphone)

    5 vote(s)
    13.2%
  3. 4 string Carrot hollowbody.... :^)

    19 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. Q-Ban-Moe

    Q-Ban-Moe Gold Supporting Member

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    Hey all I've got two choices here...

    A: ESP-LTD B-50FM

    -OR-

    B: "TOBY" by TOBIAS (Epiphone)

    THANKS !!!!
     
  2. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    ESP. I at least know what they look like...sort of.
     
  3. Psychbunny

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    Carrotts. There a lot of better root veetables that are cheaper and as good as ESP or Toby., Epiphone, chimese fender, MM SUB. There are a lot of under $200 bases nowdays that are nice players plus cheap enough that you won't worry about getting dinged up.
     
  4. GreaserMatt

    GreaserMatt

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    I've had an old 80s kramer striker p bass for like 23 years now, & it's my 'beater'; playing a questionable gig? Take the beater & leave the vintage p bass at home, LOL
     
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  6. Astreaux

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    Check Rondo Music and take a look at the SX Basses... Solid bodies and cheap...
     
  7. sven kalmar

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  8. Snakeman1066

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    given the two choices i would go with ESP...recently purchased the Tody deluxe...and it needed a lot of work out of the box...

    of the two the ESP is the better buy...own a few ESP basses and they are all great...really under rated basses...

    Recently bought my son the B-55 for christmas it was excellent right out of the box
     
  9. tom once dead

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    Out of those choices I'd get the LTD.
    But I'd probably get an SX and maybe try and get a hold of one of their older necks, with the nice looking headstocks.
     
  10. Astreaux

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    +1 I have a nice F204... One of my favorites to play...
     
  11. topo morto

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    Find something that's already dinged up, yet still a player. That way you know it can take your... er... tossing.
     
  12. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    This. Might I suggest a pre-abused p-bass? They make mighty fine war clubs.
     
  13. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    I wouldn't toss around either one of those got to be something cheaper.
     
  14. zachoff

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    Is it something you'll destroy at a show? Something you'll mess around with as far as electronics go? Not sure what you mean by toss around, I guess.
     

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