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my bass is worth more than my CAR! (official club)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by IronLung1986, Oct 11, 2010.


  1. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    more like "official support group". i have a 2000 ford station wagon that everyone calls the silver bullet, and most of my basses are worth more than it. certainly the rick and warwick, and probably the MIM fender as well. lol.

    obviously the cheaper your bass is the funnier it is, but all you guys with alembics and ritters are welcome too, unless you're driving lamborghinis or something.

    feel free to post pics of your bass with your car for humorous comparison; i'm not nearly motivated enough to bother doing that myself, which is probably one of the reasons my bass is worth more than my damn car.
     
  2. Zoa

    Zoa

    Dec 28, 2009
    Bass: Yamaha BB414.

    Car: '94 Honda Accord with 310,000 miles and a gremlin living under the hood.
     
  3. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    holy cow. you my friend are #2. well done.
     
  4. Had a '86 BMW 535 in my driveway that was bought used for $4500. MSRP on my USA Spector NT was a touch over $7000. Don't have the car, still have the bass :bassist:

    I'll be hard pressed to find something that costs more than my '09 WRX :D
     
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  6. I keep looking out the window at my car thinking about how many basses I could buy if I sold it. Hmmmm...
     
  7. pnut166

    pnut166

    Jun 5, 2008
    alabama
    I also have a 2000 Ford Focus Wagon - "the ghetto sled", as it`s known. It`s a total piece. And yes, my MIM J Deluxe is worth more. Hell, my Squier VM is almost worth more. Would take a pic, but why ? It`s red, dirty, beat-up and ugly. Barely makes it up a hill, feels like it`s gonns fly apart @ 70. But it has an awesome stereo :)
     
  8. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    oooh well good thing i didn't say WHICH car haha. having a bass worth more than a bmw is epic win. #3 sir.
     
  9. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    very nice, very nice. yup i figure it's just a matter of time before my epiphone eb-0 surpasses the silver bullet in value. then on to my broken squier, godwilling.

    you're #4!
     
  10. eddododo

    eddododo Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2010
    How about me?

    I ride a bike that was given to me by a frustrated student stranger yelling "**** this bike, you want it?"

    it has no brakes, no gears that work, the chain slips gears when i pedal hard.
    Total price $free.00

    I play a Roscoe Century 5 with a custom ramp i built between pickups and nordy dual coils on the way.
    Total cost ~~ $2700

    am I in or whatt
     
  11. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    oh my god definitely. your situation is made from a refined blend of win and fail. #5 hands down.
     
  12. I used to drive my three Alembic Series 2s around in a Chevy truck that I bought for $2000 from a hillbilly truck driver. I eventually sold the Alembics for $7000, $5000 and $2700 so my kids could ride in something decent.
     
  13. bgmww

    bgmww

    Sep 10, 2006
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Disclosures:
    Hiwatt UK
    No pics, No bass & No car.
     
  14. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    ouch. i would've sold the kids so my basses would have something decent to ride around in. #6 for you sir.
     
  15. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    too poor; no camera
     
  16. NateS

    NateS

    Sep 22, 2009
    Richmond, VA, USA
    94 ford explorer...bought for 500, and probably worth about 150 or 200 now. technically 384,xxx but the speedometer is broken and reads 1.4 miles for every 2. So it's easily over 500,000 with all the driving i've put on it in the 3 years i've had it. easy.

    bass: Tune TBJ152, retail on the site is 1,000 ish...
     
  17. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    you're a textbook example, good form. #7.
     
  18. I just sold a 94 escort for $700? Three kids learned to drive stick on it, and as far as I know it had the original clutch in it. Unfortunately, my current set up is worth less than that, based on what I payed for it.
     
  19. IronLung1986

    IronLung1986

    May 19, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    so are you essentially saying that you have a bass rig and NO CAR AT ALL?? because if that's the case then you deserve a place of honor in this group.
     
  20. hahah! no I finally have a nice one. Picked up a 98 Grand Cherokee for $1,800 (blue books in closer to 3,000) I'll have to pic up a few more guitars to fit in here :p Which prob wont happen cause I'm the cheap sort :p
     
  21. RNV

    RNV

    Apr 13, 2010
    Loxahatchee, Fl
    Disclosures:
    fEARful (I endorse them, not visa versa)
    I have a Peavey Grind 4 that I bought w/ a hard case for $380 new. I went to trade in my 92 Toyota Corolla with 523,000 miles on it and the dealership told me they didn't even want it as a trade. I got laid off a week later and I'm still driving it today. It'll hold me, my son, and all my gear at the same time. I hate driving with a 410 in the front passenger seat!