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bass for children

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by chengann, Jul 18, 2003.


  1. chengann

    chengann

    Apr 22, 2003
    hi everyone:

    apart from the ashbory, is there are fretted bass that is good for teaching a young child to play bass?

    -cheng
     
  2. chengann

    chengann

    Apr 22, 2003
    hi, christopher:

    thanks for the links.
    the nomad looks useable.
    time to hit ebay....

    wonder how it sounds....

    -cheng
     
  3. Funkee1

    Funkee1

    Jul 19, 2002
    Texas
  4. Actually, the Ashbory is freless and not very easy to play(just in case you were considering this). I would think any short scale would be good, maybe a Squier Bronco.
     
  5. chengann

    chengann

    Apr 22, 2003
    initially i tried searching using "children bass" as the keywords but couldn't get anything useful. after christopher's recommendation, i tried "nomad bass" and got referred to a bunch of short scale basses.

    i would prefer a bass shorter than 30" scale.
    the nomad or even the samick corsair mcr looks really cool.

    i just can't find an online retailer who sells
    the samick corsair mcr.

    any idea?


    (i am avoiding the rubber band bass)
     
  6. K-Frog

    K-Frog

    Feb 6, 2002
    Camden, AR, USA
    I would personally go for the Essex short scale P-Bass. I'm toying with the idea of getting one for my 6 year old, he's not even interested in bass, but it sounds like a good excuse to sneak one in past the mommy.

    For $99, you probably won't find a better short scale. I doubt you'll find much that's shorter than 30" scale length.
     
  7. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    I bought my 5 yr old a new Fender Mustang. It fits him perfectly.