good all around 5 string basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by z4knerd, Oct 8, 2004.

  1. z4knerd


    Jul 1, 2004
    looking for ideas on good all around 5 string basses approx < 400 dollars.

    I have 2 4-string basses already, but I want to start playing a five string (that extra B strin :D;d;d;d). any input on good 5 string basses help would be appreciated
  2. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    THe Cort Curbow is pretty nice.
    Comfortable, versatile and punchy.
  3. outofthedeep

    outofthedeep Guest

    Jan 14, 2004
    East Texas
    Dean edge Q5..... Mine impresses me more every time I play it..... make sure its the Q5.... quilt top, EMG HZ's.... very nice, very versitile, great neck......
  4. Rhythmalism


    Sep 25, 2004
    The Deans look like very reasonable alternatives to the higher end brands. The one I played felt great but sounded thin. Then again, I wasn't going to crank it in the music shop.