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Are there any good six string basses out there???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by aceofbass88, Jul 30, 2002.


  1. aceofbass88

    aceofbass88

    Jul 23, 2002
    I have been looking at 6- String basses for a while are there any good ones that u would suggest between 600-750 bucks. I looked at many ibanez and the new schecter, are they any good???
     
  2. Cort Curbow 6, you can get these for $500 on ebays ometimes and they are great basses. The Ibanez BTB406 is also a good choice, but Id stay away from the soundgears.
     
  3. Mark Gollihur

    Mark Gollihur Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 19, 2000
    Mullica Hill, NJ
    Owner/President, Gollihur Music LLC
    Agreed on both counts.
     
  4. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    You may be able to find one of the Quilt Top or Czech Dean Edge series 6 strings for that price also, definitely worth a look.
     
  5. DanGouge

    DanGouge

    May 25, 2000
    Canada!
    I'll second the bit about avoiding the soundgears. Really the floppiest B strings on them, Ibanez should really do something about that.
     
  6. aceofbass88

    aceofbass88

    Jul 23, 2002
    Just to add, does anyone know if the new schecter is any good???
     
  7. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    As far as I'm concerned anything with the word Schecter on the headstock is worth serious consideration - but that's just me. :)