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Calling bassists aged 12-19...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Futurehead, Jun 24, 2005.


  1. Futurehead

    Futurehead

    Jun 9, 2005
    Hey there :) Right, for my design class I've taken up the task of designing and making a display stand, to be used in a guitar shop, for a bass. The specification states it has to appeal to teenage bass players, and reflect the theme of music.

    I've got some main ideas for the design, but thats not really the point. What I'd really like to know is what model basses do 12-19 year olds own? I need to know this basically so I can see the measurements of a variety of basses typical to the teen bassist, and find the most suitable way of designing the stand. So - fire away :D
     
  2. Kaboom

    Kaboom

    Jun 13, 2005
    squier affinity p-bass. in electric blue
     
  3. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    My primary is a 6 string Brawley. I also have a Squier Affinity P-bass (fretless) and a 5 string Cort.

    So the question is what size should you make?
     
  4. Futurehead

    Futurehead

    Jun 9, 2005
    I'm pretty much looking for the optimum size that could fit basically any bass. I'm also trying to get an idea of what style to make it in by seeing the kinda of basses teens own. Any suggestions on that would also be greatly appreciated. It can be centered around a specific bassist or just music in general.
     
  5. When I was in that age range (I'm 20 now), I had two Jazz Basses. Now, I've got a Jazz Bass, a MusicMan StingRay5, and a Yamaha BB404.
     
  6. Syeknom

    Syeknom

    Oct 17, 2004
    Leuven, Belgium
    Generally the cheap models =P

    Personally I have an Ibanez EDB500.
     
  7. Ibanez GSR200, SX 75 Jazz Copy, DeArmond Pilot Pro V. I'm 17.5
     
  8. apfroggy0408

    apfroggy0408

    Jan 21, 2004
    texas
    Eclipse Custom Austing 4 string

    and

    a 4 string Milestone peavey
     
  9. Intrepid

    Intrepid

    Oct 15, 2001
    When I was a teenanger, I owned a Musicman Stingray and then a Rickenbacker 4003.
     
  10. i've got a Fender Precision
     
  11. Spector Rebop 4 string.
     
  12. Steve19

    Steve19

    Jun 1, 2005
    Hamilton Ohio
    i use Ibanez BTB405QM 5 string and i'm 19
     
  13. playmybass

    playmybass

    Mar 28, 2004
    Tucson, Az
    Fender Aerodyne. I think a lot of teens like fender-influenced designs.
     
  14. Warwick Corvette Standard and Tanglewood Rebel 4k.
     
  15. Snarf

    Snarf

    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    Fender precision
    Fender jazz
    Carvin B4
    Galveston 6-string
     
  16. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    Through my teen years (which I'll be exiting in just under two months), I've owned:

    modified MIM Jazz Bass (still my primary)
    Ibanez BTB 400QM (sold)
    SX BG-150 fretless (ash J-bass....sadly also sold)
    SX P-bass (with fretless neck installed afterwards)
     
  17. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    --spector
    --p-style bass
     
  18. OLP MM3 5 String Stingray Copy.
     
  19. Ibanez GSR200 is all I've got.