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Advice on new Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by snakeisdrowned, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. snakeisdrowned


    Jun 29, 2008
    I'm looking to replace my first and only bass which is extremely cheap and poor quality. I play mostly pop-ish bluesy rock. I can only spend around 600 australian. Several guitars have seemed appealing, such as the ESP LTD B154. But im a bit unsure of buying a stereotypically 'metal' bass when the music i play is rather unmetal.

    suggestions/opinions for what to buy?
  2. Ezbass


    Apr 3, 2008
    I don't know how much they would be in Aus, but it would be hard to go too far wrong with a Fender MIM Precision or Jazz.
  3. millerfreak


    Jun 29, 2008
    man, go for squier vintage modified jazzbass. i live in sydney, bought that bass at shire music centre for 480 and it plays good.. seriously. and you can save that 120$ for either pickups on ebay or new bridge. tada!
  4. LDonnie


    Aug 3, 2008
    +1000000000000000000000000000, though you might find some excellent non-Fenderish basses in that price range if it's not your cup of tea, like an OLP or an Ibanez or something. I do suggest getting something you can easily mod or get modded (or you just plainly love the sound of).

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