bass for children

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

  1. 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?

  2. chengann


    Apr 22, 2003
    hi, christopher:

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

    wonder how it sounds....

  3. Funkee1

    Funkee1 Commercial User

    Jul 19, 2002
    Guitar Center
  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


    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


    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


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