Would like to know where to get a 9-string bass cheap

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DNote13, Dec 4, 2012.


  1. DNote13

    DNote13

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    Hey guys,

    I need to find a 9-string bass on a budget. Like $2,500 or less. Advice????
  2. spade2you

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    See what Stambaugh would charge for something bare bones. I wouldn't bother with anyone cheaper than him.
  3. jlepre

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    9 string bass? What is THAT?
  4. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

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    If you can't decide between a 5er or a 4er, you get a double-necked bass with each.
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  6. Mikebass6

    Mikebass6

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    Conklin! Don't know about 2500 though.
  7. MNAirHead

    MNAirHead

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    As an Erb player - 7 is about the max - mant ressons
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  9. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much Supporting Member

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  10. Thedeadking

    Thedeadking Supporting Member

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    Wish bass will hook you up for under a grand.
  11. eude

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  12. PlatypusBassist

    PlatypusBassist

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  13. IronLung1986

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    LOL.
  14. DaveAceofBass

    DaveAceofBass Supporting Member

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    Why anyone needs 9 strings baffles me. Even with two handed tapping you only have 8 fingers to use! I think anything more than 6 is pretty much useless!
  15. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

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    I'd rather just get two basses.

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