Advice pleeeease

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by levi_d, Mar 19, 2003.

  1. levi_d


    Mar 19, 2003
    Ive been playing bass on my 4-string squire p-bass for about 3 months now. Im quite happy with it as a starter guitar but am now looking for something a bit lighter and more suitable for the punk type music i play. But money is a bit tight at the moment only having about £300-350 can anyone reccomend me a bass guitar suitable for my needs?
    As ive only been playing bass for a few months im not quite sure wat is suitable.
    Btw, check out my band at
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Howzabout a "real" Precis???

    While I think Squiers are a very decent buy, they just aren't the "real deal".....and the "real deal" for punk is a "real" USA Precision strung with Rotosound Swing 66's or DR Hi Beams.

    Try one out in a local shop and see if you don't appreciate the difference immediately.

    Otherwise, a used MusicMan would be another very worthy choice for punk, IMO.
  3. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    An American P bass
    Jazz Bass (centered more twards the neck p/u)Used MM
  4. bentem


    Oct 18, 2002
    Rockville, MD
    fender mustang
    Sting signature p-bass

    i think theyre pretty light, and about $500 USdollars. The sting bass is awesome, ive played it at guitar center.