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Best bass in the $8-900 dollar price range

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bogart, May 29, 2004.


  1. bogart

    bogart

    Dec 11, 2003
    big bear, ca
    Lookin for something other than a Fender(already set there). I need something to distort nicely, and have a nice warm clean sound.
     
  2. Corwin81

    Corwin81

    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
  3. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    spector perf 4 maybe, i have one and its a great little bass.
     
  4. bogart

    bogart

    Dec 11, 2003
    big bear, ca
    Doesn't matter
     
  5. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    Lakland 44-02
    Lakland 55-02
     
  6. geeyza

    geeyza

    Apr 6, 2004
    boozer
    yamaha basses,they are really cool,may be BB series
     
  7. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    Spector ReBop
    Used Pedulla Rapture (soapbar or J-2 model)
     
  8. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    Used G&L L2K/L2500
     
  9. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    what a wide range of prices, althrough i dont think you can be able to find a bass for $8!!!
     
  10. sincity

    sincity

    Oct 16, 2002
    Connecticut
    Well, I just tried a Peavey Cirrus 4 at the local store, and I have to say, it will be my next bass.

    It had a walnut body with a bubinga top.

    This bass absolutely kills. Incredible action, fast neck, awesome tone and great looks.
     
  11. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    Great basses, but are mostly in the $900-$1000 price range.

    I'd say a Fender Marcus Miller, (even though those usually run a little cheaper).
     
  12. Mental Octopus

    Mental Octopus

    May 24, 2003
    maybe a used stingray or warwick?
     
  13. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx

    He said he didnt mind used
     
  14. choochbass

    choochbass

    May 22, 2004
    Ive been toying around with a warwick corvette standard 5 string, and a warwick thumb 5 string- both incredible basses. I highly reccomend either one, and you can more than likely find both for below what your lookin for.