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Brice bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by flaghard, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. flaghard


    Oct 17, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    i see alot of these Brice basses :confused: and they're all pretty cheap.
    anybody got anything to say about them..what are they good for, are they good for starting out on a 6 string

    any help would be nice

    thanks, flaghard
  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Cheap in what way? These basses are more than likely made in the same Korean and Chinese factories as many other well known basses. These are gig ready basses! I own a Brice Douglas 5 string that has been my main gigging bass since the beginning of the summer. It's well built and sounds great. Don't get it twisted though, I would consider them starter basses as well as gig ready basses. They are cheap in cost alone IMO. I think they are worth more than Rondo charges for them!~
  3. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Like you, I'm interested in Brice basses myself. I really love the look of the Brice HXB-405 5-String Bubinga. I want to try my hand at a fretless bass and this one seems like an inexpensive way to test the waters. From what I've heard, people have been pleased with everything from fit and finish to the quality of materials used. I don't think a couple hundred bucks is too steep a price to pay. You could actually do worse, I suppose. :bassist:
  4. Rondo basses are steals for the price. I have never handled one myself, but I do know several people who have them and swear by them. Kurt is a great guy, I've talked to him before, and his responses are quick, to the point, and courteous.
  5. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    There are like, a million threads about this if you do a quick search- lots of good info.

    I've played or owned essex and brice basses and they are both excellent for the price- better than cheap fenders IMO.