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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)
  1. BK bassist

    BK bassist "Apollo's Ghost" Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY
    In keeping with the flow of the way this thread has been going lately.... I’ve just sold off 3 basses too bringing the count down to 32 ... One was a giveaway to a very close friend’s son who is 12 year old up and coming bass monster :thumbsup: ... maybe the bass gods will shine on me for doing such :)

    Still no new bass purchases in 2019 ... except pedals.

    Sorry B-Mac, I tried to keep up with you but the pace was exhausting :D
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  2. Michael Dempsey

    Michael Dempsey

    Aug 10, 2014
    Fender Am.Precision Deluxe-3 yrs old
    Fender Jazz (American) 1990
    Yamaha TRB-4P, 1995
    Musicman Stingray 5
    Ibanez SRH 500 Aerium semi acoustic ( jazz gigs )

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  3. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    I keep seeing good deals on used basses
  4. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    So you’re not getting the Cobalt Blue Premier? I hear it calling you....:woot:
  5. I used to have a lot more, but I had to sell a few due to medical bills. I currently have two "working" basses. Shawn May custom 4 fretted, and Shawn May custom 6 fretless (my TB avatar).
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  6. Passinwind

    Passinwind I know nothing. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    Now up to four, the most ever in 45+ years of playing. I was steady at three for the last 15 years, swapping one of my two fretless 4s for a fretted 5 a couple of years back. But working for a luthier who loves the barter system just made it too easy to go back to having two fretless 4s, so now I have a dedicated one for slide stunts again. Good times.

    Edit: went back to the first post in the original thread and realized that I'm supposed to actually list the basses:

    BSX Model 2000 4 string EUB

    Crescent Moon fretless 4

    Marco Bass single cut fretted 5

    Marco Bass MV fretless 4
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM
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  7. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Updating my list from December 2017

    1. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2013) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Natural 34-inch bought new set
    2. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2015) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Trans Black Fretless 34-inch bought new set
    3. Dean Rhapsody 8 String Bubinga/Mahogany (2016) Gloss Active EMG pups 34-inch bolt-on bought new
    4. Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic (2015) Maple Hollow Body Black Gloss Passive Black Top Filter Tron pups Short Scale 30.25-inch bought used set
    5. Gretsch G5123B Electromatc (2011) Maple Hollow Body Trans Orange Gloss Passive TV Jones Thunder Tron pups Medium Scale 32-inch bought used set
    6. Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 5 String (2015) Mahogany Honey Satin Active neck-thru 35-inch bought new
    7. Ibanez SRF700 Portamento Fretless (2015) Mahogany Brown Burst Flat Active Bartonlini MK-1 pups neck-thru 34-inch bought used
    8. Warwick Rock Bass Corvette Basic (2015) Alder Satin Passive MEC pups 32-inch bolt-on bought new
    9. 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 set
    10. Gibson SG Standard (2008) Mahogany Trans Cherry Gloss Passive 30.5-inch scale set neck bought used
    11. Gibson Les Paul Standard Oversized Body (2011) Ebony Gloss Chambered Body Passive 34-inch scale set neck bought used
    12. Ibanez AGB140-TBR-12-01 (2004) Trans Brown (Semi-hollow Body) 34-inch bought used Passive set
    13. Tune TWB43-PD (2005) Oil Finish Mahoany body with Pauk Top 34-inch bolt-on bought used Active
    14. Gretsch 6073 Electrotone (2006) Burgundy Trans 30.25-inch (sealed Hollow body) bought used Passive set
    15. Rickenbacker (2009) 4003 solid body Mapleglo 33.25-inch neck-thru bought used Passive
    16. Fender (2014) American Deluxe Precision 34-inch Passive/Active P/J bolt-on bought used
    17. Ibanez (2014) AGB205 DVS 12-01 5 String Dark Violin Burst Bass Guitar 30.5-inch Passive bought used set
    18. Eastwood Classic 5 (2017) (custom order 1 of 12) 30.5-inch Passive bought new set
    19. Peavey T-40 34-inch passive natrual maple tobaco burst (1982) bolt-on bought used
    20. Dean Performer A/E Dean EQ-7545 Preamp Satin Natural solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch bought used (1999) set
    21. Ibanez AFB200 SRD 12-04 (2008) Sunset Red (Semi-hollow Body) 30.5-inch bought used Passive set
    22. Takamine GB72CE Jumbo A/E Takamine TK-40B preamp GN Maple 34-inch (2016) bought used set
    23. Dean Exotica Radiant A/E Shadow P7 Preamp GN solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch (2003) bought used set
    24. Samick HFB490 A/E Samick preamp Archtop w/F holes Spruce/Mahogany 34-inch (1999) bought used set
    25. Michael Kelly Dragonfly Quilt Maple 4 string A/E (2006) 34-inch bought demo used set
    26. Dean Jeff Berlin Burled Walnut top (Czech) Bartolini pups Badass II Passive 34-inch (1999) bolt-on bought used
    27. Ibanez GSRM20B Mikro Scale 28.6-inch Walnut Oil Passive P/J style PU (2017) bolt-on bought new
    28. Dean Edge Pro Active BadAss II Bridge DMT Soap Bars neck-thru Brass Nut Sunburst 34-inch (2006) bought used
    29. Kona KWB4A neck-thru Active natural hand rubbed Wilkinson Pups 34-inch (2016) bought new
    30. Ibanez Premium SR1200 Active Nordstrands 34-inch (2011) bolt-on bought used
    31. Dillion DB-534-004 Semi-Hollow 4 string 34" passive push-pull neck pup split (2016) set neck bought new
    32. Dean Sledehammer Ash 4 String 34" Active DMT MM style (2007) bolt-on bought used
    33. Ibanez AGB200 VLS 12-03 (2013) AGB200 4 String Violin Sun Burst Bass Guitar 30.25-inch Passive bought used set
    34. 1999 Epiphone El Capitan 34" 4 string set neck Black Gloss A/E bass used set
    35. Dean Hardtail (2008) 4 string black neck-thru 34-inch brass nut Active EMGHZ bought used 34-inch
    36. Dean Jeff Berlin Player 4 string Bass Lines (Syemour Duncan) Soap Bars (2010) bolt-on 34" active (used)
    37. Stagg AB203CE-SB 30 inch 4 string dreadnaught ABG pre-amp (used) set
    38. Dean Performer Exotic Quilt Ash PBEQA 34" 4 string (2008) Elan-4TN pre-amp (used) set
    39. Peavey T-45 bolt-on passive natrual maple tobaco burst (1983) (used)
    40. Fender Sandblasted Limited Edition American Special Precision (2014) Red Passive 34" Bolt on (used)
    41. Dean Stylist 32" scale Hollowbody Passive Black Sparkle set (used)
    42. Dean European Select Edge Select Amber Burst Bartiloni pups (1999) 34" NT (used)
    43. Gretsch Thunder Jet (2017) 30.5" Black Chambered set passive TV Jones (used)
    44. Dean Vendetta (2008) Trans Amber Active DMT Soap Bars (demo) bolt-on 34"
    45. Dean Edge 1Q w/Edge 10 neck 35" (2010 neck) Maple Top Tiger Eye Passive DMT Soap Bars (used) bolt-on
    46. Dean Edge 4 5 string Fretless (2011) Amber Gloss 35" Active DMT Soap Bars (used) bolt-on
    47. Eastwood EB-1 32" Chambered new Passive set
    48. Early 80's Fender Bullet Bass 34" Scale (someone's refinish project) used Passive bolt-on
    49. Dean Rhapsody 4Q string active with EMG's and Trans Blk Quilt 2003 used 34" bolt-on
    50. Dean Hillsboro PJ Dean DMT pups 2013 bolt-on Passive used 34"
    51. Pairadice Musician's Supply 4 string neck though active new 2018 34"
    52. Dean Edge Q4B 2006 bolt-on active bartiloni pups used 34"
    53. Dean USA Jeff Berlin Patchwork Signature 2012 34" Bartolini pups Badass Bass II Bridge bolt-on Grover used
    54. Dean Exhibition Faded Denim ABG w/Aphex 34" 4 string set neck used
    55. Dean Brian Bromberg Active 4 string bass 34" 2 Dean jazz style pups and piezo saddle pup neck thru
    56. Dean European Select Edge Improv Flame Natural EMG-CS pups (1999) 34" NT (used)
    57. Dean Hillsboro Eric Bass Signature Gold Metallic Active Humbucker bolt-on 201?
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  8. BK bassist

    BK bassist "Apollo's Ghost" Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY
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  9. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I really don't know anymore. They seem to be sneaking in on their own. They're everywhere.
    There is one standing by the door in the bedroom. One is lounging on the couch. A couple are sleeping in cases at the foot of the bed. Two are in the music room. I won't even go in the closet anymore, it is infested with basses.
    A Breedlove acoustic followed my home over the weekend and has taken up residence on the kitchen table.
    This really needs to stop or I'll have to take drastic action.
  10. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    Just don't eat that one or pour gravy over it! :roflmao:
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  11. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Delray Beach, Florida
    1) 1972 Fender Jazz
    2) Fodera Monarch Standard Special Madrone
    3) Roscoe Century Custom 5 String
    4) Delray Bass Company Custom '72 P-Bass
    5) Crews Maniac Sound Jackson 5 Fretless
    6) Bacchus Woodline Craft Series 5 String Jazz
    7) Bacchus Universe Series '51 P-Bass
    8) The Bass Company (TBC) JT400JJ
    9) NS Design Wav OmniBass Electric Upright
    10) Ibanez PCBE12-OPN PC Acoustic Bass Guitar
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  12. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    I hear you brother.
    I have 5 saved links in a notepad file titled possible bass purchases.
    I'm hoping I can push the G.A.S. monster back down in the can like keeping 'Oscar' in his trash can!
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  13. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    How is the Bacchus Brand? I've been looking at those and they seem like a great quality reasonable cost bass.
  14. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I have to eat off a TV tray in the living room.
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  15. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Delray Beach, Florida
    Like most Japanese basses, great! Bacchus has four level of basses. The Universe Series is made in China. My Bacchus '51 P-Bass is a Universe series. I would say it is compatible to Squier basses from Fender. Then there are the Global Series which are made in the Philippians. Never played one, but heard they make well made instruments from that factory. Then there is the Craft Series which are made in Japan. They are higher production, but handmade instruments. There are some beautiful basses in the Craft Series and very reasonably priced. Then there is the Handmade Series. These are high end instruments made by very skilled luthiers, comparable to the Japanese Sadowsky basses.
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  16. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    This one has really caught my eye.
  17. BK bassist

    BK bassist "Apollo's Ghost" Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY
    I'll play :)

    1. Bacchus – Woodline DX4 – Blue
    2. Dingwall – NG2 – Ferrari red
    3. Epi – Ripper - Natural
    4. Epi - EB3 – Black
    5. Fender – MIA FSR Jazz ’08 – Tobacco burst
    6. Fender – MIA FSR Jazz ’06 – Black cherry
    7. Fender – MIA ’75 AVRI Jazz - Natural
    8. Fender – Aerodyne P/J - Black
    9. Fender – MIA ’98 Precision - Black
    10. Fender – MIA ’76 Precision – White
    11. Fender - MIA “TF” Fretless - Black
    12. Fender – MIA ’08 P Bass “Deluxe” – Blue
    13. Fender / Warmoth – MIJ ’62 RI – Red
    14. Fender / Warmoth – Custom fretless – Sunburst
    15. Fender / Warmoth – Big Block – Black
    16. Fodera – Yin Yang Standard
    17. Fodera – Precision – Matte black
    18. G&L – L2K – Green
    19. Ibanez – SR – 5 String
    20. Ibanez – BTB - 6 String
    21. Maruszczyk – Frog - Black
    22. Music Man – Stingray classic – Black
    23. Pedulla – MVP4 – Orange burst
    24. Rick – 4003 - White
    25. Rick – 4003 – JetGlo
    26. Rick – 4003 – RubyGlo
    27. Rick – 4003 – “Noir”
    28. Rick – 4003S – ’88 MapleGlo
    29. Rick – 4003S – PearlGlo
    30. Rick – 4004L – Jetglo
    31. Rick – 4004Cii – Jade green
    32. Sandberg – “Forty Eight” – Red
    33. Sandberg – TM4 – Green / Gold
    34. Takamine – Acoustic Jumbo
    35. Warwick – MIG Thumb
    36. Warwick – MIG Corvette
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2019 at 9:17 AM
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  18. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    How do you like your Bacchus?
  19. Just a small collection:

    1. 1963 Gibson EB-2 - original flats
    2. 2005 Gibson SG - original rounds
    3. Ken Smith Burner 5
    4. Rob Allen MB-2 Koa fretless
    5. Taylor GS Mini
    6. Fender American Professional Mustang - Sunburst w/TI flat

    The only additions I'd like is a second Gibson SG with TI flats and a Rob Allen fretless Mouse.
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  20. Bassman316


    May 27, 2008
    Longs, SC
    Fender MIM Jazz
    Ibanez BTB 675
    SX P-bass
    SX fretless J-bass
    Jay Turser semi-hollowbody
    Douglas 6-string
    Yamaha BBG-4SII
    Sonata A/E bass

    I guess I should still lay claim to a Brice octave 8-string that my buddy currently has possession of. A long while back, the bridge pulled and lifted right out of the body, bending the bridge and screws and what not. It's been a long time it seems so I can't remember details but my buddy (who lives 3 hours away) is gonna eventually get around to fixing her up for me. Other than that, the bass actually played pretty sweet. I miss the unique feel and sound of an octave eight.
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