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Cheap hollow body bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BoomingBass, May 9, 2010.

  1. BoomingBass


    Apr 11, 2010
    So I'm interested in getting a hollow/ semi hollow/ chambered bass to help achieve the warm tone I've been looking for. I will be playing some metal with this, so something that could preferably take distortion well. Although I play modern stuff, I often use some vintage sounds in the mix. I want the cheapest bass possible while having most or all my needs, and still having a decent bass that won't explode on me. I really want a warm, big, and dark tone with lots of bass, boom, and punch.

    Thanks in advance,
  2. Usually cheap and hollowbody arent found in the same sentence

    whats your budget
    heres are some basses to mull over

    You may not even need a hollowbody to achieve the sound you are looking for
    a good P bass gives some deep and warm lows
    a mudbucker equipped Epiphone EB-O or EB-3 may be your ticket as well
    or simply changing your string to flats
  3. BoomingBass


    Apr 11, 2010
    Right now I only have an SX p/j fretless equipped with D'addario Halfrounds if that helps with how to improve my tone.

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