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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 4dog, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. 4dog


    Aug 18, 2012
    Just what pricerange is considered a "starter" bass going for,, i know what i spent for my basses and it seems like they would be considered "starter"basses by most of the TB community,, also when is it consideted to be THE bang for the buck i keep hearing about.
  2. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast

    May 7, 2010
    Personally, I'd say anything $300 or under is usually a starter bass. These are the ones you learn on until you get good enough to realize how bad they are. Then you get a really nice quality bass and don't care if the old one gets beat up.
  3. 4dog


    Aug 18, 2012
    Thats good its a start,, cause it seems to me there are some fantastic basses for 4,5 hundred but,, i see people yackin about these starter basses some of which they seem to consider better than tje next step up..anyone else?
  4. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    Usually in the $200 to $300 range but there are some basses in that range that play and sound as good as more expensive basses. The Fender Precision and Jazz "Packs" are good for people just starting out because the basses are very playable and they come with an amp, gig bag, strap, cable, headphones, tuner and DVD.