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Bass Strings Online is Closing

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by madbassplaya, Aug 13, 2018.

  1. madbassplaya


    Dec 28, 2007
    In 2011 I started this thread about my experience with Bass Strings Online. It's the only place I've bought Bass Strings from since. Today via a live video Jason announced he's closing BSO.

    My experience with bassstringsonline.com

    He's got some inventory left he needs to move and I'm sure he'll make you a great deal as always.

    Welcome to Bass Strings Online - A Bass Store for Bass Players!

    If you had a good experience with BSO and Jason be sure to leave him some love. The bass world will miss his store.
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2018
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  2. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA

    Yes, I got good service and prices from him several times.

    Best of luck with whatever is next, Jason!
  3. Garret Graves

    Garret Graves website- ggravesmusic.com Gold Supporting Member

    May 20, 2010
    Arcadia, Ca
    Just saw his goodbye vid on FB. I always got strings from him- a great guy, and I wish him all the best.
  4. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    Awwwwwwwwwwwwww, dang! :crying:
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  5. He has done fine by me. Sorry he's closing it.
  6. Garret Graves

    Garret Graves website- ggravesmusic.com Gold Supporting Member

    May 20, 2010
    Arcadia, Ca
    Everyone take advantage of his Blowout sale! He needs to move inventory
  7. petrus61

    petrus61 Supporting Member

    I wish him luck in whatever he continues to do. Buying from Jason was always a pleasurable experience and he always went out of his way to make sure of it. I’m sure he’s onto greener pastures, wherever they are. Good luck and thanks for all the great service throughout the years, Jason!
  8. davelowell2

    davelowell2 Uhh... FaFaFooey is BaBaBooey... Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2006
    NYC via StL
    Whaaaaaat???? No!
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  9. Seriously??? Oh c'mon man! :(
    What a bummer. :( Best of luck in the future Jason! Your shop will be missed!
    Best wishes,
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  10. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Damn! Now I gotta find a new source. He always took care of me.
  11. Wicked G

    Wicked G

    Jan 19, 2017
    Hell Paso Texas
    Bummer. First RMC Audio and now Bass Strings Online. I got a great deal on a Genzler Magellan 800 off of him. Hate to see him go.
  12. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    Dang, that's awful. I got great service from Jason and haven't bought strings from anywhere else in a long time.

    I definitely wish him well in whatever he takes on next.
  13. JACink


    Mar 9, 2011

    Thanks for your stellar service Jason!
  14. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies! Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    That bites!
    Top notch experience every time. The pinnacle of customer service too.
    They will be missed.
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  15. PJFlatts


    Sep 4, 2014
    Best of luck in whatever is next for you, Jason. Very sorry to hear that your are closing down - I'll to find a new source. Take care, and all the best to you and family.
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  16. Wood and Wire

    Wood and Wire

    Jul 15, 2017
    I was literally looking on the site for the very first time, last night.

    Everyone always sings it's / his praises round here, so I was thinking I should check it out.

    I was immediately struck by how little inventory seemed to be in stock, from what appeared to be available - of course my preferred gauge wasn't in stock - but there were a couple of interesting things that were cheap enough, that I considered taking a punt.

    Only cause for hesitation was that there's not even a rough estimate, for how much international delivery will cost.

    Now it all makes sense, and this news is sad indeed.

  17. Madhouse27

    Madhouse27 Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2016
    Had good experiences with BSO. The other night I went to order some Labella flats and they weren't in stock. Ended up getting them someplace else and they were poorly packaged for shipping and my D and G string were kind of beat up looking. Sad to see that Jason is closing up shop.
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  18. Just ordered a couple sets
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  19. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    The Brains: FretNation.com
    Thank you all for the support I really do appreciate it. I can not tell you how devastated I am having to do this.

    Perfect timing! Last night I set the website to only display certain items. I will be adding more items over the next few weeks to clear everything out.

    For international orders you must enter your COMPLETE ADDRESS on the checkout page. Once you have done so international shipping rates will appear.

    Free Shipping within the USA!
  20. /\/\3phist0

    /\/\3phist0 Life: It's sexually transmitted and always fatal Supporting Member

    Jason : I wish you all the best, but I will miss the stellar service.

    Now who do I get my strings from, dagnabbit!
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2018

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