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6 string fretless bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ''DT'', Sep 8, 2005.


  1. I'm looking to get a 6-string fretless bass. Does anyone have any suggestions what company/model is a good one.. :)
     
  2. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    These are all good.

    Dingwall
    JP Basses
    Benavente
    Nordstrand
    Fodera
    CB Basses
    Roscoe
    Ritter
    F Bass
    Kinal
    Jerzy Drozd
    Vadim
    Ken Lawrence
    Stambaugh
    Conklin
    Bee Basses
    Elrick
    Zon
    Alembic
    Modulus
    MTD
    Pedulla
    Hanewinckel
    Skjold
    Marleaux
    Alfonso Iturra

    I have no idea what you want to spend though.
     
  3. NV43345

    NV43345

    Apr 1, 2003
    Look for a good used Carvin. I have had this one since I bought it new in 1994, it plays & sounds great and I have never had anything go wrong with it. Very well built.
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  4. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Price range?
     
  5. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Yep DT, that will be the biggest factor for you...
     
  6. Steve Clark

    Steve Clark Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2004
    London ON
    A wonderful list of basses from Geoff St Germaine. Don't forget, when looking at some of the manufacturers, to consider cost of shipping/duties/taxes and on and on to the Netherlands. Although I'm sure many of the North American builders already have European representation.

    A 6 string fretless is high on my list of things to do/get.
     
  7. +1
    You're a complete guy.
    Well done

    I think you really have to try fretlesses before buying, sound and feeling is very different from standard basses from what I know...
    Good luck

    Vince
     
  8. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Since you're in the Netherlands, why don't you check out Jan Knooren or Ellio Martina?

    Again, though, a lot depends on how much you have to spend.
     
  9. oke thank you!!! :D
     
  10. I like Peavey Cirrus 6 Fretless