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what is your favourite bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 2010Flap, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. 2010Flap

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    :bassist: what is your favourite bass that you've or wanted to play? :bassist:
  2. maves75

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    After 20+ years, I still want a B.C. Rich Wave. Thats the favorite I dont have. The favorite I do have is my old Warlock.
  3. SeanNeedham

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    My favourite I don't have any more was an old Squier Silver Series Jazz Bass that had been badly abused, and one of my friends asked if he could rebuild it for a bit of coursework he was doing; so the layers of car paint were taken off down to the wood and it was given a tung oil finish, had a set of Seymour Duncans put in with a blend pot, volume and tone control, a heavy mass bridge, a full on rebuild with basically only the neck, body and control plate being original. Some so-and-so lifted it after a gig ignoring the MIM Precision and the Stingray next to it.

    As for something I've wanted to play, not worked that one out fully yet!
  4. mellowinman

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    Dingwall Super P5, one day I'll win the lottery & buy one.
  6. GM60466

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    Hofner 5000 Deluxe
  7. Bassdude15

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    Either a Jetglo Rickenbacker 4001, or an Alembic.
  8. 2010Flap

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    That's one of the best basses I've seen over the years.
  9. P. Aaron

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    Solving my GAS issues with my Big Al 5 and my Precision V and my 2002 AM Standard Precision.

    Now I just need a nice wide strap for the BA5.
  10. bigchiefbc

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    My '76 Ric 4001 is my favorite bass. The only one I want more is a Wal (preferably a Mk. 1). Maybe someday I'll have the cash.
  11. Mjinsk

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    My Warwick Thumb NT5.
    This is definitely the sound, the comfort and the look that I love.
  12. Hapa

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    My Nordy vJ5 Custom.

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    Long since realized the folly of wanting a bass based only on pictures and strangers' opinions. Favourite bass that I've would be one I own, tends to be whichever one I'm playing at the time. Haven't encountered anything better than the ones I currently have. In my "top tier," can't pick one over the others.

    Alembic
    Mouradian
    Tobias
    Steinberger
    Ristola fretless
    Ristola 5
    BC Rich 8
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    My Höfner club. I prefer my cheap Indonesian version over authentic German ones I've played that cost several thousand dollars, vintage or new.
    [​IMG]
  15. Nivek91

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    Every Spector Euro I've picked up has been absolutely phenomenal. Best feelings basses, for me, hands down. I don't think you can beat that growl the spectors are known for.
  16. 2010Flap

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    If you're a squire jazz bass player then you must post on the squire jazz bass club!!
  17. Marial

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    As of now it's my Fender Hwy One Jazz, but once the mods are complete it may be my Squier VM fretless Jazz. Speaking of.
  18. Kmonk

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    My favorite is my 2011 MIA Fender Jazz Deluxe. My wife bought it for me a couple of years ago. This year she bought me a set of Lindy Fralin pickups and I converted the bass to passive. The bass is wine red and came with a black pickguard. This Christmas my wife bought a white pearl pickguard for it and the bass looks much better now. I love the way the bass sounds, plays and looks and the fact that it was a gift from my wife.

    I also have some 1970s and early 1980s Fenders, 2 Spectors and 2 Alembics that I enjoy playing.
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    i like my vintage L2K the best, just something comfortable and easy about it, besides it's awesome tone
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