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cheap 5 string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dean5master, Jan 23, 2006.


  1. dean5master

    dean5master

    Feb 20, 2005
    hey im looking for a cheap 5 string bass that would be good for hardcore,light weight, and a think neck......anyone got any suggestions?.....i was looking at an olp for $230....thx in advance
     
  2. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
  3. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Edit, 5 string,.. mm3
     
  4. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
    Wait, I just saw that you wanted a 5 string. In that case, most all lower end bass have chunky necks.
     
  5. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    You guys are right (about the neck) but to my way of thinking, that's still a better choice than the OLP.

    Regarding the P-Bass suggestion(s) -- from both Fender and Rondo, great suggestions but he asked for a 5-string, did he not? :)
     
  6. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Yea we caught on late.. ehm.... hmm, olp mm3....


    lets see, what else? Cheap 5ers generally have thin necks, IME. unfortunately.

    Oh, well if he can go a little more expensive, Godin Freeway 5 ! Nice meaty neck, trust me.
     
  7. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
  8. Kronos

    Kronos

    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    Could go with a low end Ibanez..