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first "expensive bass" what to get?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by kitcar765, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. in feb i will finaly have enouth cash to but my first £1000 bass i want a bass that looks amasing and sounds amasing i was thinking about a rickenbacker, maybe the new blueburst or the cheaper jetglo. has anyone got any other sugestions about a good "first good bass"?
  2. sorry wrong thread should of put it in "bass" not "amps" my mistake
  3. £1000?!?!?! i wish... i realy F**Ked that up ignore me im a little drunk
  4. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004
    worst thread ever!!!!!!!
  5. xb100


    Mar 24, 2004
    NH, In
    Well I dunno how much 1000 euros is in us $$, but I'd look into getting a lakland skyline, or a fender MIA jazz.
  6. Fender-type jazz bass.
  7. Well what is your budget then?
  8. Unchain

    Unchain I've seen footage.

    Jun 20, 2005
    Tucson, AZ
  9. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    this one!

  10. adouglas


    Jun 23, 2003
    Bridgeport, CT
    Watch out, I think I'm gonna hurl.

    Bongo. Bongo. Bongo. Bongo.

    Or if that's not in your budget, Stingray.

    Excellent build quality, cuts through any mix like a hot knife through buttah.
  11. Tbeers


    Mar 27, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    The finish on that bass makes it look eerily similar to a honey nut cheerio.
  12. ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Tbeers - that is the funniest thing I've read today -- you are EXACTLY right!
  13. duckbutter


    Mar 30, 2005
    nice spacing between the A and D strings
  14. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    Get a Rick!
  15. But it does show off that mid-line wood strip?

    A thousand GBP is about $1700 - used Roscoe!!
  16. Wishbass?

    After checking out the link, all I can say, politely, is, uh, well, yuck.
  17. Unchain

    Unchain I've seen footage.

    Jun 20, 2005
    Tucson, AZ
    Yeah. They're kinda a running joke around here, as you'll soon gather. Welcome to TalkBass btw.
  18. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    They were being sarcastic lol. Anyway, my reccomendation in that range would be a used Warwick Streamer Stage 1, damn I love those things.
  19. fookgub


    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX

    ugh!!! i'm no wishbass hatemonger, but i think i actually threw up in my mouth a little when i saw this... and now the image is burned into my memory... ahh!!! :mad:
  20. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    The overall impression is very turd-like.