Baby bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by brian4577, Jul 24, 2003.

  1. brian4577


    Jul 23, 2003
    HI. I would really appreciate it if someone would tell me where can I buy a baby bass that is not that expensive. Thanks
  2. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
  3. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    ALL the Baby Bass reissues (Azola, Ampegs made by Azola, Ray Ramirez) cost MORE than a clean used Ampeg for the 60s. Just check with the vintage dealers!!!

    I searched and found two for $2150 and $2250 (a 5 string!) But I've seen ones for under $2000 (I sold mine for a mere $750 10 years ago!!).

    Azola prices start at $2500 for his "MiniBass", $3000 for the "acoustic" (hollow wood body) Baby Bass, the fiberglass body is $3300 :eek: If you want the mag diaphragm pickup for the "vintage" tone, that's an additional cost except for the fiberglass model :(

    Ray Ramirez starts at $2300 for fiberglass Babys, $3200 for wood bodies.

    Hmm, maybe Ramirez and Azola need to decide if wood is cheaper than fiberglass or not :D
  4. wrong forum, i'm going to move this.