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Best bass for 650 -

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PUNXBASS, Dec 2, 2005.


  1. PUNXBASS

    PUNXBASS

    Apr 23, 2005
    hey yall,
    in the market for a new bass, but barley have any money. not even 650. I play a Fender P/J right now. Lot of ska and punk. i wasinthing a Fretless J bass maybe? Stingray SUB (really cheap ones). Rock bass(more in my range).Maybe a G&L? Any suggestions?! thnaks
     
  2. Wademeister63

    Wademeister63

    Aug 30, 2004
    Denton Tx
    I got my G&L Tribute L-2500 for about $550 brand new and it was money very well spent. In your price range you'll hear about the L-2500 and the Lakland 55-01 a lot. Both very versatile but they are built very different. The L-2500 has closer string spacing at the bridge and a 34" scale length, and the Lakland has a wide spacing with a 35" scale. Of course if you look at used stuff there are a ton of good choices out there. And you'll never hear the end of "you have to check it out to see how it feels and sounds to you "
     
  3. There's a lot of good basses that you could get USED for $650.
     
  4. I have a Fender MIM Jazz Deluxe that costs $580 (new)
     
  5. 6-3-2

    6-3-2

    Sep 20, 2003
    With some haggling you could get a Fender Geddy Lee Jazz for that much.
     
  6. xring

    xring

    Sep 16, 2003
    Ohio
    Snatch the Warwick Corvette 5 that's for sale right now on this site. Ridiculous price for that quality. I don't even need it but am tempted...
     
  7. PUNXBASS

    PUNXBASS

    Apr 23, 2005
    i would, but i aint got money. this is a long-term thing. right now my P/J MIJ fender does the trick.