Looking for a good new bass, only got $300, what should i get?

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  1. TBplayer95

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    I've been playing on a Jay Turser 400c for a while and i think its time for me to upgrade. I play mainly with a pick or slapping, and i play rock or funk. I've only got around three hundred dollars to get a new bass and i want to know what would be the best bass to get.
     
  2. audiomitch

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    "New" as in brand new? If so, you'll get a much better used bass for the money.
     
  3. NateSkate

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    Ibanez SR300! Or a Squier VM!
     
  4. Duckwater

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    I would really suggest you buy used, but if it has to be new then try some Squires
     
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  6. TN WOODMAN

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    ESP/LTD Vintage 204. 349 new, less than 300 shipped used.
     
  7. KingRazor

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    SR500 if you can find one for that cheap (I see them that cheap used at GC occasionally).

    Otherwise Squier VM. The all maple ones are very nice.
     
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    ghostdog93- Well done, Padawan. I see you have taken the teachings of your master Stumbo to heart.
     
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    Squier Vintage Modified or Classic Vibe
     
  11. g4string

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    Used MIM Fender....
     
  12. NKBassman

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    Squier or Yamaha.
     
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    +1
     
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    The man said: NEW - and I don't blame him.

    VM, CV or an SR500 if/when you can deal on one with a coupon and some squeezing on the store manager.
     
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    Peavey Foundation, Forum, Fury, Dynabass, T-40. If you find a USA Peavey, grab it.

    By the way, I have found several used basses in like new condition.
     
  20. darkstorm

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    Ibanez SR300 for best new bass imo at $300.
     
  21. RoadRanger

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    Don't forget that a new bass is still going to need a $100 setup. If it hasn't already been done maybe consider having your present bass setup properly? That can easily halve the effort it takes to play it :) .
     

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