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good beginner bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by piobeyr, Jan 6, 2003.


  1. hey, i am totally new to playing the bass. i want to learn how, but that requires a bass. any suggestions for a fairly inexpensive newbie bass that still sounds okay? thanks. :D
     
  2. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    get thee to rondo music online and get a n SX jazz bass for $139...
     
  3. Mike A

    Mike A Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2002
    Kentucky
    yup, what he said.

    Start there. Upgrade as needed. Enjoy.
     
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The Essex (SX) basses are very nice. I've owned 2 of them & IMO, they're very comperable to Mexican made Fenders ($350-400 new) but cost as much as the inexpensive Squier line!!!!