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Bass Collection Buh Buh Buh ug jig wog

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Si-bob, Dec 8, 2001.

  1. anyone else own a Bass Collection....what are your opinions??
    i personally think they're there the unsung hero's of the mid priced bass!

  2. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I've played 2 of them, and I'm inclined to agree with you.
  3. I think they're great, don't hear people talking about them often. Or, normally, at all.

    I own one, don't know the name of the model off the top of my head though.
    Have they got a website?
  4. It's a good bass for its price.
    It balances good, it's not heavy(weight) to play hours and hours, it sounds good (not perfect but it's OK), its body shape and neck are OK, it has good hardware. I own one and I really love it. I've been playing it for nearly 5 years, I haven't had any problem, I only thought of changing its pickups for some Seymour Duncan but let the idea as it was very costly.

    As far as I know, the the main distributor firm(nanyoboeki) has some problems (even heard that they've gone bankcrupt, but I'm not sure) but the production of BassColl. continues (but I'm not sure about it either).
  5. i put this subject up in the PICKUPS forum, but no-one sorta helped
    if i wanted to change the pickups on my BC, to say bartolini or seymour duncan...what would i do about the Active/Passive switch already on the bass?...would it become redundant, i do these company's produce pickups with active/passive switching capabilites??.

    In case it matters, the controls are: Volume, Blend, Bass, Treble

  6. Did I get it right? There's a an active-passive switch on your BassColl (like the one on Gibson Les Paul guitars) and not a knob? Well in this case I don't know what to do as on my BassColl there is only four knobs and nothing else, you can attach a door gong to it ;) (OK joking) I think if your replacement pickups has this capabilities, it will work otherwise won't. But don't take my words as I do not know lots of thing on pu's.
  7. yeah, theres am active/passive switch on my bass collection, so i'm not totally screwed if my battery runs out mid gig :)

    mines the BC 335, the model below mine did not have a switch!

  8. Mine is below your model I thing :(

    [Singing a la Lucky Luke ] I am poor lonesome cowboy and a long long way from home......

  9. b0nes83


    Dec 14, 2000
    post a pic of this bass. peace
  10. Player


    Dec 27, 1999
    USA Cincinnati, OH
    I had one for years (sold it) and really liked it. The neck is a bit thin and can be temperamental (had to tweek the truss rod everytime I changed strings). I think mine was the SB301. They're well balanced and I liked the ebanol board. As far as changing the pickups, It's the preamp that's active, not the pups so you can replace them with any passive pups and your preamp will work the same.
  11. Player


    Dec 27, 1999
    USA Cincinnati, OH
  12. Tom Crofts

    Tom Crofts

    Mar 15, 2001
    In the UK they are distributed by Bass Centre. They have pictures of them on the site. I think it's www.basscentre.com. They're really nice. Like good Soundgears.