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Anyone know about Bradley Basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by koi, Jan 3, 2001.


  1. koi

    koi

    Jan 3, 2001
    I bought one with my Birthday money but thats the first time I ever saw one, I'm not familiar with them, I bought it because it sounded good and was the right price. Can anyone tell me more about them.
     
  2. cole

    cole

    Sep 14, 2000
    Maryland
    I believe Bradley is the house brand for Veneman's Music. (sort of like Musician's Friend/Rogue or Sam Ash/Carlo Robelli) that's all I know.
     
  3. koi

    koi

    Jan 3, 2001
    I got mine at Guitar Center if that helps...
     
  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    AFAIK Bradley was Veneman's house brand. Veneman's is now Guitar Center in Rockville,MD.
     
  5. koi

    koi

    Jan 3, 2001
    Oh OK. I'm from Towson, Md and I got mine at the Towson Guitar Center. So I guess that explains it. Is there a website that could tell me some stuff about it. I don't even know what the model is called.
     
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    There are several Bradley models. I think they're made in Korea and for what they cost are pretty nice basses. I had one of the Strat copies years ago that I bought from Venemans for $50 that a buddy of mine loved.
     
  7. koi

    koi

    Jan 3, 2001
    Well they only seemed to have two models there. The other Model looked pretty much like a Squier P-Bass, but the only different one there was the one I snatched and it has 2 pick-up, not split ones thought (I just started playing so I'm not sure of what everything is called :D), and a pearl looking pick guard. Thats the only difference but mine seemed to be nicer for the same price as the others so I got that.