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8 string (4 doubled) and 12 string (4 tripled) basses on the cheaper side

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Inconnu, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. What should I look into? I'm thinking about new, still in production models, the cheaper the better (but still good enough quality). Any ideas?
  2. Rob Martinez

    Rob Martinez

    Sep 14, 2005
    Waterstone is getting a shipment of 12 string basses in a few days. Contact them.
  3. D.M.N.

    D.M.N. (O)))) Supporting Member

    Oct 6, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    The new Hagstroms are pretty nice. Not terribly expensive, and they're good quality. I thought the electronics were quite good, I really liked the sounds I could get, and the fit and finish wasn't bad either.
  4. Scottkarch


    Sep 11, 2012
    Used is the cheapest way. I got my 8 string Dean Edge that way and my Dean Rhapsody 12. I think if you are going 12,you might look at the new TP12s coming in to Waterstone soon. Good folks cool retro look and not much more than a used 12. Used 8s can get a bit cheaper. Check eBay and CL. Never hurts.

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