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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

    678 vote(s)
    10.3%
  2. 2

    1,116 vote(s)
    16.9%
  3. 3

    1,145 vote(s)
    17.3%
  4. 4

    921 vote(s)
    14.0%
  5. 5 to 9

    1,907 vote(s)
    28.9%
  6. 10 to 20

    613 vote(s)
    9.3%
  7. 21 +

    165 vote(s)
    2.5%
  8. Too many to count

    56 vote(s)
    0.8%
  1. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Bought my first Dean Bass in May 2013

    Thought I'd update my Dean list.

    1. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2013) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Natural 34-inch bought new
    2. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2015) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Trans Black Fretless 34-inch bought new
    3. Dean Rhapsody 8 String Bubinga/Mahogany (2016) Gloss Active 34-inch bolt-on bought new
    4. Dean Performer A/E Dean EQ-7545 Preamp Satin Natural solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch bought used (1999)
    5. Dean Exotica Radiant A/E Shadow P7 Preamp GN solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch (2003) bought used
    6. Dean Jeff Berlin Burled Walnut top (Czech) Barts badass II Passive 34-inch (1999) bolt-on bought used
    7. Dean Edge Pro Active BadAss II Bridge Dean Soap Bars neck-thru Brass Nut Sunburst 34-inch (2006) bought used
    8. Dean Sledehammer Ash 4 String Active (2007) bolt-on bought used
    9. Dean Hardtail (2008) 4 string black neck-thru 34-inch brass nut Active EMGHZ bought used 34-inch
    10. Dean Jeff Berlin Player (2010) bolt-on 34" active (used)
    11. Dean Performer Exotic Quilt Ash PBEQA 34" (2008) Elan-4TN pre-amp (used)
    12. Dean Stylist 32" scale Hollowbody Black Sparkle set (used)
    13. Dean European Select Edge Select Amber Burst (1999) 34" NT (used)
    14. Dean Vendetta (2008) Trans Amber (demo) Bolt on
    15. Dean Edge 1Q w/Edge 10 neck 35" (2010 neck) Quilt Maple Top Tiger Eye (used) Bolt on
    16. Dean Edge 4 5 string Fretless (2011) Amber Gloss 35" (used) Bolt on

    I'm a 'dyed in the wool' fan!
     
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  2. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Bought my first Gretsch in November 2014

    Thought I'd update my Gretsch list

    1. Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic (2015) Maple Hollow Body Black Gloss Passive Short Scale 30.25-inch bought used
    2. Gretsch G5123B Electromatc (2011) Maple Hollow Body Trans Orange Gloss Passive Medium Scale 32-inch bought used
    3. Gretsch 6073 Electrotone (2006) Burgundy Trans 30.25-inch (sealed Hollow body) bought used Passive
    4.Gretsch Thunder Jet (2017) 30.5" Black Chambered set (used)
     
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  3. ExaltBass

    ExaltBass Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    I'm down to 10 now, and still have my Ben Lindsey 'Stang

    IMG_2390.
     
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  4. lfmn16

    lfmn16 Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2011
    charles town, wv
    Very cool. I'll never get rid of the Lindsey basses. I had 6 at one time, but I only kept the ones I commissioned. I actually wouldn't mind having two of the Lindsey Jazz basses that I got rid of back.
     
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  5. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Bought my first Ibanez November 2016

    Thought I'd update my Ibanez list:

    1. Ibanez SRF700 Portamento Fretless (2015) Mahogany Brown Burst Flat Active neck-thru 34-inch bought used
    2. Ibanez AGB140-TBR-12-01 (2004) Trans Brown (Semi-hollow Body) 34-inch bought used Passive set
    3. Ibanez (2014) AGB205 DVS 12-01 5 String Dark Violin Burst Bass Guitar 30.5-inch Passive bought used set
    4. Ibanez AFB200 SRD 12-04 (2008) Sunset Red (Semi-hollow Body) 30.5-inch bought used Passive set
    5. Ibanez GSRM20B Mikro Scale 28.6-inch Walnut Oil Passive P-J style PU (2017) bolt-on bought new
    6. Ibanez Premium SR1200 Active Nordstrom pups 34-inch (2011) bolt-on bought used
    7. Ibanez AGB200 VLS 12-03 (2013) AGB200 4 String Violin Sun Burst Bass Guitar 30.25-inch Passive bought used set
     
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  6. ewe2

    ewe2

    Sep 13, 2012
    Bendigo, Australia
    Technically 4 but two aren't working:
    30+ year Headway Riverhead headless Steinberger copy (unknown date, non-working)
    Stagg fretless (also non-working electrics and a warped neck)
    Washburn XB125
    G&L Tribute SB-2

    Plan to get at least 2 or 3 more, some sort of Jazz and a short scale and a different fretless, all three could be Squiers!
     
  7. I still have my first bass but I've bolstered the ranks with another two but one is currently taken apart to restore.
    1. SX Ursa 1 (Got this back in 2012 and it's certainly seen some action, both studio and live. It's got a nice round sound but doesn't really sit too well in a mix.)
    2. 1986 Peavey Fury 4-string (Got this one last year but haven't gotten it fixed yet due to monetary issues. It's currently a conversational piece.)
    3. 2017 Ibanez GSR200 (My current pride and joy and the first active bass I've owned. I'm currently using this out live as my main bass, with the SX being a backup. Has a nice clear, punchy tone with the bridge pickup and the neck pickup is pure sex.)
     
  8. BK bassist

    BK bassist "Apollo's Ghost" Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY

    Dean called, he wants his shiz back :D
     
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  9. I just purchased a Fender AmPro Series Jazz V 5 string(tobacco sunburst/black pickguard) to bring my total back to 3 basses. My other 2 basses are a Fender AmPro Series 4 string P bass(Olympic white/rosewood fretboard) and a Lakland 55-94 Deluxe 5 string in Cherry Burst/Birds eye maple.
     
  10. Wes K

    Wes K

    Apr 30, 2011
    Louisville KY
    Fender AVRI '57 P
    Fender AVRI '63 P
    Earnie Ball MM Stingray 5H
    Benavente SCB 5
    Kinal MKB 5
    Kala Exotic Mahogany
    Kala Sub
     
  11. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    #49

    Well I had this delivered this past Wednesday. Rhapsody 4 string active with EMG's and Trans Blk Quilt. Decent Shape. Paid $230 plus $20 shipping. One of the knobs isn't original, but a close match. I know I'll have to replace it though as my OCD just won't let me alone about it. Finish is in great shape but needs a cleaning. Came with a Gig Bag and a strap, though neither were advertised in the sale. Nothing fancy, but hey some extra swag! Here are the sellers pix.

    s-l1600-. s-l1600ejjnkkd2-. s-l1600iw47uizw-. s-l16007k4t500p-. s-l16009cz1adaw-. s-l160039o2vhj4-.
     
  12. Pferdenfroh

    Pferdenfroh

    Sep 30, 2018
    Denmark
    Squier Classic Vibe Jazz 60's
    Squier Infinity Jazz
    Squier/Fender fretless VM (Peter Rahbek Special)
     
  13. mike1123

    mike1123

    Sep 24, 2018
    Texas
    1. Ibanez GSR100EX

    That's it.
     
  14. 20181002_180137.

    My 3 beauties.
    Fender American Professional Series Precision
    Lakland U.S. 55-94 Deluxe
    Fender American Professional Series Jazz V
     
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  15. Squier 60's CV J Inca Silver mint
    60's CV P Sonic Blue little rough but straight
    60's CV J James Jonston sig NIB waiting for me on layaway (woot)
    70's CV P SFG
     
  16. arkon

    arkon

    Oct 5, 2018
    hi all from australia, first post!

    2009 Usa precision highway 1 in satin black with SD quarter pounders
    2011 squire precision vintage modified
    2004 warwick rockbass streamer 5 string
    2014 esp ltd b5-e 5 string
    and my favourite
    2012 ibanez sr 1205 vnf premium 5 string which i picked up mint as an i think store demo returned to the australian ibanez distributor for about 1/3 retail with the red velour case and all the goodies.
     
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  17. brisonic

    brisonic

    Jan 1, 2006
    san diego
    In order of usage frequency
    MTD Z6
    Fender Squier 5
    Warwick Limited 2004 I believe
    Warwick 4 string corvette fretless
    A junky acoustic that almost doesn't count.
     
  18. AMGthebass

    AMGthebass

    Oct 8, 2018
    I have 5 basses:
    1) Warwick Streamer Stage 1 5 (2006)
    2) Fender Precesion 95 USA
    3) Ibanez SR 1000 (1991, Japan) with Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Pickups
    4) Ibanez SR 885 (1993, Japan) with MEC pickups from 00's Warwick Thumb
    5) Ibanez SRX 350 (Indonesia, 2007) modded to fretless and with Fender JB pickups
     

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  19. mash13229

    mash13229

    Oct 6, 2018
    8

    Flea Jazz Bass
    American Jazz Bass
    American Elite PJ Bass
    Washburn Taurus T24
    Fleabass (Black)
    Marcus Miller V7 5ST
    Fender Kingman Acoustic Bass
    Ibanez EXB404
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2018
  20. FenderBassist

    FenderBassist In the land of drummers, the bass player is king.

    Oct 28, 2005
    Gilbert, AZ
    Used to be two 4 stringers when everyone I played with was using standard tuning. Now, with the older vocalists I've been dealing with, tuning to E flat has become a thing.

    However I don't want to change the setup on my original two basses. So I bought two more 4 stringers for E flat tuning :)

    Gave up 5 string basses years ago (nothing wrong with them, I just prefer 4 string necks and rarely needed that low B), thus this route.
     

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