Cool Bass Players , READ THIS!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by limp_dan, Aug 10, 2002.

  1. limp_dan


    Aug 7, 2002
    Hey all im thinking about buying the ESP TA-50 buti dont know that much about the bass so i was wondering if sumone could just tell me n e thing useful about it , thanx guys c ya.........
  2. thedeepend


    Aug 6, 2002
    Windsor, ON
    was anyone else annoyed by the misleading title of this thread or is it just me..? :(
  3. Johnalex


    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    I would reply but I am not cool...:( :D
  4. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Technically, I shouldn't even be reading this thread :(

    my mommy says i'm cool
  5. pmkelly


    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    I was pretty cool once.... but that was along time ago...

  6. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Woodland Hills, CA
    I have no idea about that bass.

    But I bet if you were to list what kind of music you would like to play, what your budget is, and any other details you care to add... people would have many suggestions.

    Good luck!
  7. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    1. please put a title on your thread that has something to do with the thread. you'll find more relevant responses will be the direct response.

    2. i'm curious why you want to buy the instrument if you don't know anything about it? maybe i'm missing something here.

    3. listen to gabu - he knows :)

    4. there is no ta-50, but if you are talking about the ta-500, then you're also talking about a bass with a list price of over $3500. :rolleyes:

    i certainly wouldn't pay that much for it. what a rip off.
  8. :rolleyes: Jesus Christ, $3500, I could get myself a Carl Thompson for that...
  9. LA


    Oct 17, 2001
    I read it anyway. Custom ESP basses are in my opinion way too pricey compared to their standard basses. I "custom ordered" one with specs not far above their C-305 and got the instant quote back: over 3500 USD. Ain't gonna happen.
  10. BigBohn


    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    I really like my C-305 and have been likin' it for a year now. I only think the electronics need an upgrade to some EMG DC40s and a BQS system. The wood is just incredible for this price and for basses a few hundred more.
  11. Jarrod


    Jan 1, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    hey BigBohn... here's something we can agree on: Family Guy rocks! i dig your Quagmire avatar, heh
  12. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Im too cool to post here

  13. BigBohn


    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    Ah ha, my arch enemy Jarrod, we have finally come to terms. :p Family Guy freakin rules! WOO!!

  14. fadlan bassman

    fadlan bassman

    Oct 23, 2001
    Amen to that brother!!!!
  15. fcoda


    Jan 23, 2002
    I'm going to be fifty in a few months , I haven't been cool in years.

    " this happened once before , no reply "
  16. Jarrod


    Jan 1, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    YEAH! i've got every single episode on my computer in divx video and watch them constantly, hehe

    here's hoping UPN picks it up next season, cause right now its floating in limbo after FOX ditched it, despite the fact that it gets better ratings that some of the shows they're keeping.... ***?
  17. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I'm cool and I'm a bass player -- but I have no idea what the eff you're talking about!
  18. I wish I was cool enough to help ya but don't know those basses.. :(
  19. StrudelBass


    Jul 6, 2002
    That bass sucks, its not even cool. You wanna talk cool, lets talk B.C. Rich.:rolleyes: