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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

    682 vote(s)
  2. 2

    1,134 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,177 vote(s)
  4. 4

    937 vote(s)
  5. 5 to 9

    1,939 vote(s)
  6. 10 to 20

    633 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    170 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    55 vote(s)


    Nov 28, 2014
    Just got bass number 9 on January 16! Warwick Corvette Basic 6. I've been wanting a Warwick for about 20 years!

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  2. Barticus

    Barticus Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2017
    Nice 6, congrats!
    I love mine - great bass... Now its time for you to join :)
    The Official Warwick Club (Part 6)
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2019
  3. Nij48


    Jan 21, 2019
    1 - peavey millenium bxp5
    2 - encore p-bass

    Soon to add a Ibanez.

    Guitars however.....
    1 - Jackson rr
    2 - Epiphone MH
    3 - Martin acoustic

    Soon to add a redwood and a strat

    Black Flying V uke
  4. Knavery


    Feb 24, 2004
    Westminster, CO
    1 - Shawn May Custom
    2 - Geddy Lee USA Jazz
    3 - Fender Elite Jazz 4
    5 - Gibson Les Paul Standard
    6 - Gibson ES-335 Dot

    I want to pick up one of the new Stingray Specials, but I really don't have any business getting another bass.
  5. Updated, I still have 3 basses but due to ongoing issues and pending shoulder surgery, the Allen Woody had to go. One, it was too heavy. And 2, the way the button was on the body near the neck seems to have made it hang so that I was "pulling" it to the left to get in a comfortable zone to play.

    So the Epi Allen Woody wen to GC and I now have a Gretsch G2220 instead. Much more manageable size and plays well.
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  6. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
    New head count today: 14 basses in the house!

    5 long scale (1 fretless)
    6 medium scale
    3 short scale (1 lefty)

    The goal for this year is to get the bass collection down to four, all medium scale. Maybe!

    I'm actually having another 'bass guitar existential crisis' right now, with the recent discovery that my long-scale Lightwave bass is actually PERFECTLY COMFORTABLE TO PLAY.

    This after my 'firm conviction' that MEDIUM SCALES are absolutely the best basses for me, as a Fender Urge that I picked up a while ago led to my fairly recent conversion (after having played short scales almost exclusively the previous 40 years...)

    I never really liked the feel of long scales in the past, and short scales actually feel a little cramped now (even 31 inch). So medium seemed like the perfect fit. Until I acquired the long scale Lightwave (an emergency 'optical recording bass' purchase due to extreme local magnetic noise issues rendering standard magnetic pups rather useless here)... and discovered it not only sounds great, but is EFFORTLESS TO PLAY

    Maybe neck profile matters more than scale length? It's something of a troubling discovery at this stage of the game...
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  7. saabfender

    saabfender SUSPENDED

    Jan 10, 2018
    My 5-string Grind has an amazingly comfortable profile. At 35", it plays faster and more comfortably than my good P-Bass.

    I think you'll find four doable. Now the hard part.
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  8. HarryWS


    Dec 14, 2012
    5 currently! In the order that I acquired them from first to most recent:
    1) Peavey Millenium AC BXP (my first bass!)
    2) Fender Jazz Bass Standard (MiM, 2009 I think)
    3) 2011 Fender American Vintage ‘74 Reissue Jazz Bass
    4) Spector Legend NT (the Aguilar configuration as opposed to the EMG set up)
    5) Status Graphite S2 Classic
  9. patrickj


    Aug 13, 2001
    Ellicott City, MD
    Endorsing: Spector Bass Guitars
    Not pictured: 4 more guitars, 1 acoustic bass guitar, 1 electric upright, 1 more P and 1 more J (both still in the car from practice)

    *whoops, forgot my Ibanez BTB as well*

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2019
  10. Karlo.kc


    Dec 16, 2008
    1) Fender Roger Water Precision bass (w/ Schaller bridge)
    2) (heavily modded) Squier Classic Vibe Jazz bass (w/ Schaller tuners, Fender Hi Mass bridge, custom wound pickups, 500k pots, new frets & nut)
  11. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    That Cobalt Blue Premier D 'Angelico is calling you...….:D
  12. BK bassist

    BK bassist "Apollo's Ghost" Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY
    You’re damn right it is!!!!!

    That D’Angelico is just a Click away :woot: and you’re not helping either B-Mac!!!!
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  13. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Oh yes I am helping...I’m helping you get it!!!!:smug:

    Clickity click click :D
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2019
  14. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Down to seven.. One for sale (see sig) and one more (maybe two) on deck..
  15. Fathand


    Sep 24, 2005
    Thinning the herd continues. Down to 3 now. With one (now) busted P-bass as a project (needs new neck).
  16. The Deep

    The Deep

    Jul 21, 2017
    Just sold 5 basses to get down to a svelte 20!

    Hmmmm......the bass storage room is looking kinda empty.....
  17. japhy4529

    japhy4529 this is only a test... Supporting Member

    I just sold 2 basses and I have another one up for sale (avatar pic and sig). Once that one goes, I'll be left with one bass (a Spector NS-4). Well, I do have a POS Hondo ABG, but that doesn't really count...
  18. Doctor Intrepid

    Doctor Intrepid

    Dec 27, 2017
    Back up to five:

    Hofners 5.
  19. swink


    Jan 10, 2019
    Impressive, they're ranged in alphabetical order!!! :D
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  20. KingFace


    Aug 17, 2010
    Currently 12.

    1 - 1971 Fender Precision
    1 - 1970 Fender Tele bass
    1 - Epiphone EB-3L
    1 - Ovation Magnum
    1 - parts '51 Precision
    1 - 1977 Rickenbacker 4001

    6 - 1979 ebony Gibson Thunderbirds
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