Looking for a left handed Bass.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AllEyesOnSteve, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. AllEyesOnSteve


    Nov 8, 2012
    So I'm attempting to purchase a new bass (4 or 5 string) but I'm unsure of what to actually buy. Considering I'm left handed, it kind of lowers my options down. The band that I play in plays in drop A tuning. I was either thinking of purchasing one of the more expensive Schecter models, but if anyone could give me feedback on what I should get, it'd be awesome.
  2. sensei_steve

    sensei_steve Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2009
    Reisterstown, MD
    Go to a major music store and look near the left handed piano section, the left handed violin section, the left handed horn and woodwind sections and of course the left handed string bass section. You can find everything you need!
  3. belimad


    Mar 2, 2011
    Brooklyn, NY
    Check out leftybassist.com
    Also, plenty of options on eBay.
    Dont waste your time in a brick and mortar shop, very few carry any meaningfull lefty inventory. A few online shops (eg southpaw) will have some good options as well.
    In terms of what to buy, it mostly depends on how much you want to spend and what you are looking for. If you buy used there are a good umber of options you can choose from.
  4. amimbari


    May 6, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    this post was pretty sad.... :rollno:

    but back on topic, the suggestions that belimad made were very helpful. There are quite a lot of choices out there from "cheap" to very expensive, 4 or 5string units now a days......
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  6. redhed

    redhed Supporting Member

    Oct 25, 2009
    Alberta. Canada
    Not helpful, not funny..
  7. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

    Sandberg basses are all available as lefty's without added extra costs.. However, they are more expensive then the Schecter basses.
  8. redhed

    redhed Supporting Member

    Oct 25, 2009
    Alberta. Canada
    Be sure to check out adirondackguitar.com, lots of lefty bass guitars.
  9. xantometapon


    Jan 23, 2011
    I try to use this forum for feedback and info about the basses that I like, trying to avoid negative comments about other people´s replies .... but this one is so so so so so stupid that I just had to say it.:scowl::scowl:

    Of course I am lefty
  10. polymad


    Apr 18, 2012
    I'm a lefty myself and have a lot of basses that I am trying to sell, as my Fodera will be ready in Feb. PM me and will send you pics and details.