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How many basses do you own? (Currently) Part 2

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by smperry, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. 1

    646 vote(s)
  2. 2

    1,088 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,099 vote(s)
  4. 4

    890 vote(s)
  5. 5 to 9

    1,801 vote(s)
  6. 10 to 20

    579 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    158 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    52 vote(s)
  1. Felken


    Jun 28, 2016
    Ottawa, CAN
    I just upgraded from 2 to 3!
  2. lstelie


    Nov 27, 2008
    Paris France

    I own 4 basses

    Fender New american Standard Precision 2009 Olympic White
    My first "serious" bass, a damn good instrument
    Fender New american Standard Jazzbass 2010 Sunburst
    A long time dream, I don't play it but i like the idea to own one. Its more a fantasm come true than anything else
    Fender Precision 51 reissue MIJ 2006 sunburst
    By far my favorite, I love its neck, its look, its sound
    Takamine EG512 acoustic bass
    Great bass to play at home without any amplification system or in the garden. But not really usable without amplification with other players

    Last edited: Dec 30, 2016
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  3. iamprowla


    Nov 28, 2016
    I've got too many.

    2 Rickys
    2 Statuses (Statii)
    1 fretless Precision partscaster
    1 Chinese cheapie which isn't bad
    1 RPG (a shop which used to be in the Midlands) doubleneck

    I just sold a Horner cheapie.
  4. ViolaOrBass


    Dec 26, 2016
    I own a humble Squier VM Jazz and a GRS205 that I recently turned into a fretless. They get the job done. *shrugs*
  5. mgauge


    Dec 21, 2009
    Chicago, IL
    Two. My Musicman Sterling HS and my Musicman Caprice.. Thats it for me!
  6. Damn. I can remember when I "needed one bass" and only one. Maybe also a backup. Right. I now have 5. Although the fifth bass was a garage sale "find" for $20 and was in horrendous shape. Even after fixing her up, she's barely playable. The next was so warped that, while we were able to get the action on the low-end to a good place, the action higher up on the neck is so high it's ridiculous. So, it may lose it's bass-ness and wind up as a piece of furniture or a shelf or something. But, yeah, technically I have 5 basses, now.
  7. Nedmundo

    Nedmundo Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2005
    For about a year I've held steady at four, which is down from my high of seven in 2008. The herd might creep up to five or six this year, but I'd like a regularly-gigging band first! The current bass residents of casa Nedmundo are:

    1. Fender MIA Jazz, 2003, Chrome Red/maple/black sparkle guard, with Lindy Fralin Split-Jazz pickups.
    2. G&L USA SB-2, 2007, Vintage White/rosewood/tort, tone control added.
    3. G&L USA JB, 2010, Midnight Blue/rosewood/white pearl guard/painted headstock, Lace Sensor Man O' War pickups.
    4. G&L USA M-2500, 2014, Ruby Red Metallic/rosewood, quartersawn neck.
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  8. 1. 1981 Aria SB-1000
    2. Heavily modded Squier Affinity P Bass (new everything except neck and body)
    3. Squier VM Jazz
    4. Warwick Rockbass Active Corvette
    5. 1987 Fender Jazz Bass Special (Duff)
    6. 1976 Univox HI Flyer
    7. 1994 Warmoth Big 5 build.
    8. 1963 Regent/Guyatone
    9. 1985 BC Rich Ironbird
    10. Cort Curbow 6
    In various states of disrepair: Kramer fret less, Cort steinberger, Peavey BXP Cirrus
  9. wendells101


    May 30, 2016
    8 -
    Fender AS Precision Jade Pearl Met RW 2012
    Fender AS Jazz Lake Placid Blue Maple neck 1998
    Ric 4003 Fireglow 1994
    Gibson Ripper Maple 1975
    EB MM SR4 H Tobacco Sunburst MN, currently has ESP fretless neck mounted (Black nylon flats) 1996
    Gibson Midtown Standard Cherry 2013 - can be yours
    G&L L2500 Black with Birdseye maple neck (needs flats)
    EB MM SR4 HH Olympic White
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2017
  10. bopeuph


    Jul 3, 2007
    Orlando, FL
    I just had to revote!

    1.) Geddy Lee Jazz Bass
    2.) Squier VM Fretless Jazz Bass
    3.) Marcus Miller 5-string J bass
    4.) '57 RI P with Geddy Lee neck
    5.) Squier Affinity P bass with lots of tweaking
    6.) Epiphone EBM, tuned tenor bass
    7.) Luna Uke Bass
    8.) Breedlove Passport, with classical bass guitar nylon strings
    9.) Best Choice acoustic, will be converted to a piccolo soon
    10.) 1945 Kay M1 Upright bass (this counts in this poll, right?!)

    Time to come up with a new way to hang them all...
  11. madbass6

    madbass6 Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2009
    I do not give consent to use any of my photos ! please respect that. thank you.
    I dont think this thread was meant for Bass stores or Bass hoarders! lol.
  12. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    LOL! Well that post is from almost four years ago. In that time I've whittled it down to seven. Here's my current setup:

    Mike Lull M5V
    Lakland Skyline 55-02
    Lakland Skyline 55-64
    Lakland Skyline 55-64 P/J
    Lakland 55-01 Deluxe Fretless
    Valenti VTP5 '55 P
    Cincity Customs Fender "Pino" Precision Custom

    Have thought about selling a couple more actually.
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  13. madbass6

    madbass6 Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2009
    I do not give consent to use any of my photos ! please respect that. thank you.
    Hey Serious dude it was just a lol moment when I saw your massive list! hey I guess the more the merrier!
    Maybe I shouldnt talk, I actually have a few Basses myself!
    Check out my profile pics!
    Keep rocking!
  14. 54321BASSOFF


    Apr 29, 2012
    I have/like Ritters, Yancies, Elricks, Spectors, Clements, Fenders (USA, MIM, Frankenstein), Trussart, etc,
  15. brutuscheezcake

    brutuscheezcake Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2003
    Bodega Bay
    Alrighty, since you asked....

    Two uprights
    1970 Pollman, small and fast, setup for jazz
    1890 Bohemian/Germanic unlabeled, huge and loud, setup for orchestral work

    Five electrics
    1961 Fender Jazz stackpot fretless
    2002 Sadowsky Jazz maple neck/orange top/ black hardware (my other wife)
    Zon Legacy 6 string
    Modulus 6 string fretless
    Warwick Alien Deluxe 6 string fretless ABG

    These are the core. I'm looking to add a flatwound four stringer soon as well.

    ...and maybe a Steinberger fretless.

    Yeah, it's quite the collection.
  16. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Had to change my vote as well... now up to 10
    *crawls away*
  17. B-Mac

    B-Mac Noob Supporting Member


    Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2013) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Natural 34-inch bought new
    Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2015) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Trans Black Fretless 34-inch bought new
    Dean Rhapsody 8 String Bubinga/Mahogany (2016) Gloss Active 34-inch bought new
    Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic (2012) Maple Hollow Body Black Gloss Passive Short Scale 30.25-inch bought used
    Gretsch G5123B Electromatc (2011) Maple Hollow Body Trans Orange Gloss Passive Medium Scale 32-inch bought used
    Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 5 String (2015) Mahogany Honey Satin Active 35-inch bought new
    Ibanez SRF700 Portamento Fretless (2015) Mahogany Brown Burst Flat Active 34-inch bought used
    Warwick Rock Bass Corvette Basic (2015) Alder Satin 32-inch bought new
    Jay Turser 5 String Quilt Maple (2016) A/E w/Belcat EQ-2058 5 Band Sunburst Gloss 32-inch one of a kind bought demo
    Gibson SG Standard (2008) Mahogany Trans Cherry Gloss 30-inch scale bought used

    All basses 4 string unless stated otherwise
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2017
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  18. down to 1.

    It actually feels pretty good.

    Squier 58 P:

  19. B-Mac

    B-Mac Noob Supporting Member

    You might feel good....but what about that lonesome bass????? His buddies are all gone! Can't imagine having to thin out the brood...I imagine some day I will have to.
  20. Wisebass


    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space
    Never enough and allways too much!

    may the bass(es) be with you