Christmas Ideas Under 50 Bucks

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jtwill, Nov 22, 2012.


  1. jtwill

    jtwill

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    As everyone asks me what I want for Christmas what are some suggestions for great bass gifts 50 bucks or less?
  2. pocketgroove

    pocketgroove

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    Around $50, you can get one of those multi-instrument stands...
  3. skychief

    skychief Gold Supporting Member

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    Hercules floor stand or wall-mount hanger, whichever you need.

    La Bella deep-talkin flats
  4. MakoMan

    MakoMan

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    Vox Amplug headphone amp for bass can be had for under $50. Great little practice tool.
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  6. Alex1984

    Alex1984

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    Vancouver
    Strings, DVDs, books, tuners, Amplug (or similar), etc.
  7. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

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    New York City
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    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    There's lotsa stuffs. Off the top of my head:

    • Subscription to bass player mag
    • Musiciansfriend gift certificate
    • A rogue mandolin (if you have any desire). Or another cheap instrument like harmonica, recorder, etc. I just bought a mandolin and I'm lovin it.
    • If you have an ipad there are tons of ipad accesories and apps you can be gifted.
    • Strings
    • Tuner
    • Strap
    • Effects
    • Cables
    • Software
    • Books
    • Videos
    • Guitar maintenance kits
  8. Monster Truck

    Monster Truck Supporting Member

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    Erie, PA
    Always nice to have spare cables
  9. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

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    Beta tester for Positive Grid
    Strings.

    Already informed the wife that extra strings is the equivalent of socks and underwear to a bassist.
  10. Darren Low

    Darren Low

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    Australia
    Strap
    Strings
    Cables
  11. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    Nobody is stupid enough to actually pay me to play their gear.
  12. BassSurfer

    BassSurfer Supporting Member

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    Brooklyn & Queens, NYC
    Two new sets of strings?

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