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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

    680 vote(s)
  2. 2

    1,124 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,168 vote(s)
  4. 4

    935 vote(s)
  5. 5 to 9

    1,925 vote(s)
  6. 10 to 20

    625 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    167 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    55 vote(s)
  1. the harp unstrung

    the harp unstrung What would Fred Rogers do? Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2014
    On The Bus
    How do You spell ‘Hero’?

    ‘MonetBass’, that’s how! :thumbsup:
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  2. Memphis Blues

    Memphis Blues

    May 21, 2018
    97 Fender jazz. Custom Music Man Sterling. Dean Jeff Berlin. Ibanez 1500. Michael Kelly acoustic
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  3. Toso2121


    Jan 28, 2016
    I am at 18. Many Fender Jazz and Precisions, couple of Musicman basses, Mike Lull, Ken Smith, Ibanez, Guild, Hofner.

    I was thinking about this the other day because I gravitate to the same few basses all the time. It might be the feel and the tone combination. Some basses just stand out to you as a player. So with all my basses, I asked myself if I could only have one, which one would I play for the rest of my life? Interestingly enough it was pretty easy. The one bass I could play and get rid of all others would be my Nash Stack Knob Jazz Bass. That thing has some bold Lollar pickups and just rocks!! It is lightweight and gets a variety of tones. I love it.

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  4. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    I keep 5 out on stands and try to rotate from ABG to Hollow to Solid
    Marc DLarosa likes this.
  5. A 4003 Jetglo.

    Last edited: Jun 3, 2018
  6. gclark51

    gclark51 Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2014
    Vilonia, AR
    15. 12 Spectors, assorted from Legend, NS2A, Euro, NS4 and NS5. And a Timbre (acoustic) Also, a custom PJ, '80 Ibanez Roadster, and a Breedlove Fretless.
  7. Ellery


    Mar 25, 2015
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  8. I like it. I'm going to leave it on. The cover is no where near in my way of playing.
    Ellery likes this.
  9. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    How many basses do you own?

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  10. mesaplayer83


    Jun 27, 2017
    I'm up to 21 at the moment
  11. fatt matt

    fatt matt

    Dec 2, 2012
    Had three .Sold my Ibanez Destroyer . Still have my 76 P bass and this slice of heaven - IMG_20180521_181523.
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  13. CCE5A04B-BC45-4553-855B-08B8DB5F314C. Warwick 5 string Fretless
    Rickenbacker 4001 5 string
    Fender custom V jazz bass
    Fender custom shop 5 string
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  14. tom dicus

    tom dicus Supporting Member

    May 17, 2017
    Wasilla, AK USA
    i suck at bass but will never give up
    In my 55 years, I've never seen a 5 string Ric until just the other day on Facebook. Now I've seen 2! Must be a sign that I really should add a 5 string to my collection!
    Karl Rico likes this.
  15. tom dicus

    tom dicus Supporting Member

    May 17, 2017
    Wasilla, AK USA
    i suck at bass but will never give up
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  16. tom dicus

    tom dicus Supporting Member

    May 17, 2017
    Wasilla, AK USA
    i suck at bass but will never give up
    I apologize for the redundancy but I can't figure out how to post pictures from my phone!
  17. tom dicus

    tom dicus Supporting Member

    May 17, 2017
    Wasilla, AK USA
    i suck at bass but will never give up
    Fender American Geddy Lee jazz
    USA Carvin guitar
    Fender American Professional jazz
    2011 Ric 4003
    2014 Gibson SG
    Fender American P special 1983
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  18. I currently own 3 basses.
    1. Sterling SUB Ray-4 with a Hipshot bridge and Hipshot tuners.

    2. Cort GS-Axe Gentry Riley eddition.

    3. One off GS Tribute axe with a Squier neck.
  19. Rojd

    Rojd Supporting Member

    May 29, 2018
    Rocky Mountains
    I currently have 3 basses.

    Ibanez Ashula
    Ibanez BTB746
    Retrovibe Zygote
  20. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Pulled the trigger on this over Memorial Day weekend.....this will be No. 41...yes I have a problem and I am having a blast!

    Well, I did it...I just dropped some coin on a used Black Sparkle Stylist. Was watching this on reverb and fleabay for 3 months. Was ended on fleabay so I figured I'd make an offer on Reverb. Didn't think I'd get it and 6 hours later....viola...accepted my offer! Looks like decent shape, but the bridge and tailpiece have oxidized so I'll either be polishing them or replacing them. Already found what appear to be exact replacement parts on aliexpress. Was thinking of toying with black chrome replacement parts, but that style might be harder to find, but I think it would look cool. This model also has the 6 pole piece humbuckers so I might be changing those too for real bass (4 pole piece) humbuckers

    Here's a pic from the seller.

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    Should have this on Thursday June 7
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2018
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