Good cheap bass for slaping.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by coffee-sipper, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. coffee-sipper


    Jul 10, 2003
    Raleigh NC
    I am learing to slap but still like to finger style in between my slap lessons (yamaha bb404). I don't like my slap set-up on my single bass and would like to get another to set-up just for slapping. I am considering a fender p-bass (used MIM). It seems the pbass can be had for a decent price. I like the yamaha bb series as well. Any good suggestions on a bass to look for that is cheaply aquired (less than 150) and is a good candidate as a slap machine?

    I'd like to add a bridge pickup cover on the slapper.
  2. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I personally prefer the slap sound of a Jazz bass to that of a P, but I do like P basses slapped. :) I would prefer a J bass clone but not by much.