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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

    731 vote(s)
  2. 2

    1,214 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,253 vote(s)
  4. 4

    1,019 vote(s)
  5. 5 to 9

    2,108 vote(s)
  6. 10 to 20

    702 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    180 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    61 vote(s)
  1. squarepeg


    Dec 21, 2010
    I know, I just can't resist a pretty bass.
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  2. MirandM

    MirandM Married to my bass. Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2019
    In that case be my guest to join us at our BHPD thread.
  3. Gary Stevens

    Gary Stevens

    Dec 8, 2019
    PizzaFiend, Nunovsky, MirandM and 3 others like this.
  4. Gary Stevens

    Gary Stevens

    Dec 8, 2019
    My current 4 basses. All 30.5" scale to fit my average sized hands. I have 2 more on the drawing board. A semi-holliw ric330 and a 30.5" scale travel bass that will fit in a strat case.
    MirandM likes this.
  5. jeffb28451

    jeffb28451 Supporting Member

    Aug 6, 2006
    Leland NC
    You mean, at this moment?

    4x4 (4 and 5s) but local dealer has two others I'm looking at and Santa cheaped out, so
    I may go shopping at any time...who am I kidding...I may go bass shopping at any time.

    Wife hasn't left me yet and I already belong to one 12 step program...so.
  6. My Musicmasters and Bronco bass.

  7. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2010
    Nottingham, MD
    Really like the look of those- together- blue one looks nice! :laugh:;)
    WI Short Scaler likes this.
  8. Thank you, love that color.
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  9. I now have 20, so I’m on the cusp of changing my vote.
    Ibanez Soundgear SR885 (1992)
    Warwick Thumb BO 6
    FBass BN6
    FBass VF6-PJ Fretless
    Fodera Emperor Standard 6
    Greg Curbow Petite 6
    Spector NS-6H2 Tigers Eye
    Ken Smith BSR6EG Cocobolo
    Music Man Bongo 6 HS Honey Roasted PDN
    Conklin GTBD-7
    Elegee Fretless Custom 6
    Ken Smith KSD Burner Deluxe 6
    Warwick-Rockbass Alien Deluxe 6
    Squier Katana Bass
    Goldfish Guitars' Bassfish
    Kala U-Bass SUB Solidbody
    Donner UBass
    De Armond Ashbory
    Hofner 182 Shortscale
    'No name' P-Bass Fretless

    And I have a Carl Thompson Semi-Frills Fretless 6 somewhere in Carl’s queue, which will be 21 whenever it is completed.
  10. gigetto


    Sep 25, 2019
    More than 2-3 is expensive in strings rotation.....very expensive, a mounted string last at least no more than 1 year, with 20 a strings capital....
  11. MirandM

    MirandM Married to my bass. Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2019
    Are you kidding? My Peavey T-20FL is now 35 years old, changed the strings in the first year and they are still on it, keeps tuning fabulously (6-10 months without touching) and still sounds the same. Ok I don't do gigs and no rough stuff, but only one year? I'd have to disagree with that.
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  12. Just got my 4th bass today.. yay, I am catching up to some of you..lol
    And I am still amateur, although I can play a few more good tunes now (Gary Moore "Midnight Blues", Stevie Ray Vaughn "Crossfire") I am up to being able to play 5-7 songs from memory. Lol, got a long way to go, but beginners luck. lol new toy.jpg
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  13. FatElvis

    FatElvis Banned SUSPENDED

    Aug 17, 2019
    new york city
    Just one. I don't participate in genital calculation tournaments.
  14. notJaco

    notJaco Gold Supporting Member

    May 19, 2019
    you just did;)
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  15. FatElvis

    FatElvis Banned SUSPENDED

    Aug 17, 2019
    new york city
    oh crap! you're right. I think I should change my to skinny elvis
  16. ZedLepp


    May 12, 2013
    Well let's see:
    1. BC Rich Warlock (class axe era)
    2. Partscaster P-Bass
    3. Hondo P-Bass (fretless)
    4. Squier MIJ SQ 34" bullet
    5. Ibanez TB100
    6. Fernandez Jazz
    7. Kalamazoo
    8. Daisy Rock Rock Candy
    9. Hondo Explorer
    10. BC Rich NJ Ironbird
    11. Custom Kramer Alum Neck Les Paul
    12. Squier MIJ 32" P-Bass
    13. Variax 700
    14. Variax 705
    15. Fender MIJ HMT
    16. Squier MIC P-Bass
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  17. PizzaFiend


    Oct 4, 2019
    USA Earth
    By any chance is that Kalamazoo a red KB1? My first bass was a well worn, blood red KB1.
  18. emoterply

    emoterply Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    I must say that is crazy with all the PEavey bases you own.I do know Peavey has great Quality for their price. I am not one to talk because I have six bass amps and seven bases. I am not worthy of having all that
  19. mark beem

    mark beem Wait, how does this song start again?? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    That post is almost six years old. The only bass I still have on that entire list is the Mike Lull M5V. Pared down my entire collection from 26 to 6.
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  20. gzarruk


    Aug 31, 2009
    The max. I've had at the same time have been 3, but I currently own these 2 only:
    - Ibanez SR 506M
    - Yamaha TRB 1005

    Both of these cover most of my needs as a bassist, but I'm guilty of planning on getting another one sometime this year, because of G.A.S.


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