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Bass VI

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TheBassmaster27, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. I was wondering, who actually owns one of these, and what they do with them. I've seen them before, but I was wondering if buying one is worth it, or if it's only useful for covering back in the saddle by aerosmith, and spanked by Van Halen(technically that was a double neck, but one, you probably can find one of those, and two, in a multi guitar player situation, you don't need one.)
  2. HaphAsSard


    Dec 1, 2013
    1) Some threads - if you forum-search for "bass VI" in thread titles more should come up - about the possible uses of it:
    How to use a Bass VI in a band?
    Who here uses a Fender Bass VI as an actual bass?
    Having a "Bass VI" as only bass. Doable?
    Anyone here play a Bass VI?
    Squier Bass VI
    Ibanez SRC6 and other Bass VI's
    Squire bass VI in band situation
    Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI: Practical applications
    Bass VI: practical application
    Fender Bass vi

    2) Some more, random ones, with contributions/ramblings by yours truly:
    The Fender Bass VI: What Is It?
    So...what exactly is a Fender/Squier Bass VI?
    Guitar/bass in one instrument seems to be getting more popular
    Danelectro Baritone as a bass?
    NBD... Ibanez SRC6 crossover... LOVIN IT!
    Would you call it "guitar," "bass," "bass VI," or carrots?
    Is it worth to sell or trade my fender hwy 1 p bass for a pawn shop bass VI?
    I'm the new guy, so hello and I have a question...
    Bass VI: Let Ed clear Up the Controversy
    Witty responses for people that don't understand the Bass VI...
    Bass VI putting us out of work?

    3) Four megathreads on this type of instrument:
    The Short-Scale Six-String Club—for the original six-string basses!
    The Short-Scale Six-String Club Part 2- for the original six-string basses!
    The Short-Scale Six-String Club Part 3 - for the original six-string basses!
    The Short-Scale Six-String Club Part 4 - for the original six-string basses!
    4) Two specifically about the Squier re-issue:
    Squier Bass VI. At last an affordable, somewhat correct VI!
    Official Squier Vintage Modified Bass VI Club
    bass vi alternatives site:talkbass.com - Google Search

    Have fun ;)
  3. hypercarrots


    Jan 28, 2009
    los angeles
    yeah those are the only 2 songs i use my bass VI on
  4. Raw N Low

    Raw N Low If I can't hear it, hopefully I'll feel it Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    Denver, Colorado
    Subscribed. I've been wanting one for awhile to record spaghetti western, Italian funk, Turkish Funk, and surf rock.
    TolerancEJ likes this.
  5. nixdad


    Aug 15, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Now that’s a reply!
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  6. rock-wannabe


    Sep 3, 2004
    I love my Squire bass VI, I did have to do the usual mods, new electrics/bridge/labella strings to it to get the sound I wanted ... But I use it all the time to double track my EB0. With the tone down all the way it can sound very nice. Get one!

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