Fender bass vi!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sugarmagnolia97, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. sugarmagnolia97


    Aug 4, 2012
  2. stingbear


    Jul 4, 2006
    What is the purpose of this instrument..?
  3. to be played by a guitarist that needs to sub for the bassplayer temporarily busy with keyboards;

    to be played by a bass player just seeking for another "flavor"

    to be played by somebody that likes a bass/guitar like that (a baritone guitar).
  4. bassbombs84


    Dec 26, 2008
    This thing has given me some serious GAS. For real.... Im usually immune, but a VI gives me shivers....

    Think outside the box. Imagine new music!
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  6. bassbombs84


    Dec 26, 2008
    They sound awesome for surf rock as well as spaghetti western type music.

    Damn, that black and tort one! ::GAS::
  7. scotch

    scotch It's not rocket science!

    Nov 12, 2006
    Nashville, TN USA
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    I review a different BassVI here, but you get a good idea of how I use it + theres even an in-action performance video.

    BassVI's are fun, entirely viable bass instruments & can fill a unique role!

  8. Yerf Dog

    Yerf Dog

    Jun 29, 2009
    Carol Stream, IL
  9. FrednBass


    Feb 24, 2012
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  10. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    Paul McCartney used one, Jack Bruce used one, they're not new they have just been off the radar for a few decades.

    Can one be strung beadgc?
  11. Aluminium Beard

    Aluminium Beard

    Sep 23, 2012
    Kicking arse.
  12. FrednBass


    Feb 24, 2012
    Paul never used one. John and George used one.
  13. It could. The blacktop Telecaster baritone is a shorter scale & handles a B quite nicely.
  14. sugarmagnolia97


    Aug 4, 2012
    Same here! I know I don't need it but I want it so bad!