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good beginners bass ?? Yamaha RBX170

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Talik, Oct 29, 2005.


  1. Talik

    Talik

    Oct 28, 2005
  2. Its a good bass for the price, and its light too :D really light, sound isnt so bad for hte price too.
     
  3. GSPLBASSDC

    GSPLBASSDC

    Jan 25, 2005
    Des Moines, IA
    Depending on the price, I might go with a used, better initial quality bass. There's really no substitute for better woods, components, and electronics (stuff you normally can't/won't replace) right from the get.

    That's not a knock on Yamaha, though...I own a Yamaha RBX765A and love it to death, but check w/ your local pawn shops, Craig's List, and the TB Classifieds. Also, a search for "beginner's bass" (or something like that) would probably reveal several pages of good advice.

    Good luck and welcome to bassdom!
     
  4. nysbob

    nysbob

    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    It's a remarkably decent instrument for a great price. You'll outgrow it, but you could spend more & do much worse. ;)