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steinberger spirt yes or no for beginner

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by motoman, Mar 14, 2014.


  1. motoman

    motoman

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    Hi guys i have a question i used to play bass and take lessions years ago. I would say i was at the high end of the beginner stage if that makes any sence. I started out on a 4 string then went to a 5 string because i liked the look and sound. Now years later i want to play again be being married and two small kids there is no time. I still have the five string but i find now that it is very heavy harder to play and just plain long it is a traben phionex blackshadow. I know i want a smaller 4 string again something that is more portable to move around the house and possibaly play in bed when im spending time with the wife. I say in bed because my wife had a very bad back injery and spends alot of time in bed to be more confortable. i was thinking of the steinberger because it is very short and no body and very light. I have never played one so i can only look at internet reviews. Thanks
     
  2. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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    If you're primarily gonna be playing in bed and don't really need it in a band situation, a ubass would be great, though they're great for band situations too.
     
  3. The Thinker

    The Thinker

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    I only played one Spirit and thought it was excellent for the money.
     
  4. vishuddha

    vishuddha 100% Mediocre Supporting Member

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    Sure! I hear good things. I think they look pretty cool too. For a beginner, it should be just fine. Probably going to want to get it set up when you get it, though.
     
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  6. Sid Fang

    Sid Fang Reformed Fusion Player Supporting Member

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    Vintage Steinberger > Steinberger Synapse > Steinberger Spirit, in both quality and price, but the Spirits are certainly good enough to practice on and even play out with.
     

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