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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

    743 vote(s)
    10.0%
  2. 2

    1,237 vote(s)
    16.7%
  3. 3

    1,275 vote(s)
    17.2%
  4. 4

    1,035 vote(s)
    14.0%
  5. 5 to 9

    2,160 vote(s)
    29.1%
  6. 10 to 20

    714 vote(s)
    9.6%
  7. 21 +

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

    65 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. Gary Stevens

    Gary Stevens Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2019
    I also use daddario chrome flats.
     
  2. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I used to be a beast. Haven't played in a while.
     
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  3. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    1976 Fender Precision
    1983 Fender Precision
    1998 MIM Fender Precision
    1999 MIM Fender Precision
    1977 MusicMan Stingray
    1981 G&L L1000
    1996 G&L JB2
    1982 StBlues BluesKing
    1981 Ibanez Blazer
    1984 Ibanez Roadstar
    1986 Ibanez Roadstar Fretless
    1984-1987 Ibanez Roadstar 2 Parts Bass
    2012 Framus Bill Wyman 51/150 Reissue Hollowbody
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2020
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  4. Harold Runyan

    Harold Runyan

    Apr 27, 2015
    Ashland, KY
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    Current herd.Subject to change!!!
     

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  5. Pbassmanca

    Pbassmanca In the pocket n' thumpy. So woody, so greasy...

    Have six in my possession at the moment, three beauties on layaway, which will bring the total to 9 in the near future!
     
  6. LowEndLobster

    LowEndLobster Bass reviewer and youtube dude guy. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2003
    Northern MA
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  7. Robal

    Robal Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2003
    Los Angeles
    For those in the 6 or more bass group, how many of those get more than 50% of your playing time? Do most get rarely played or is the love spread around? For me, 1/3 of my basses get more than 2/3 of the usage. Makes me think about thinning the herd -- until I grab the outliers and enjoy their qualities again.
     
  8. Gary Stevens

    Gary Stevens Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2019
     
  9. Gary Stevens

    Gary Stevens Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2019
    Of my 9+ basses, the p bass gets the most usage by far. Early 50's single coil p bass next. Fretless with jazz bass pickup I just keep for the occasional need for that tonality. OM hollow body is used almost never. All are made by me and are 30.5" scale with Chrome Flats. The two I use the most are 5lbs 9oz and 5lbs 14oz due to chambering. No F holes. Assymetrical V-shaped neck. All are neck-thru. I will be posting some on the classifieds soon. I seriously need to thin the herd. My bass rig is tech21 VTBASS and QSC power amp. No pedals. No reverb. Just clean motown funk.
     
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  10. protegeV

    protegeV

    Mar 1, 2020
    DFW
    Not enough.
     
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  11. LowEndLobster

    LowEndLobster Bass reviewer and youtube dude guy. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2003
    Northern MA
    Updated photos of the herd. This is the first photo set with most of em here.

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    On the wall from left to right:
    Kala U-Bass Journeyman 4
    Status Electro II Fretless 4
    Rickenbacker 4003S/5
    Rickenbacker 4003SW 4
    EBMM Stingray (US) 4
    Epiphone De Luxe Masterbuilt 4
    Epiphone Jack Cassidy Signature Silverburst 4

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    On the left side:
    Warwick Rockbass Alien 4
    Reverend Fellowship 4
    Gibson Les Paul Jr Tribute 4
    Danelectro Longhorn 4
    NS Design Wav4
    ESP GB-4
    ESP Bunny Brunnel Sig 5
    Dearmond Pilot Deluxe NT 6

    Middle guy:
    Steinberger Spirit XT-25

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    On the right (still going left to right):
    Ibanez SR400 4
    Dean something or other in bright green... got this for some green-screen gags 4
    Fender MIM P-Bass 4
    Lakland 55-02 Deluxe 5
    Ibanez AFR5WAP 5
    Ibanez SR1405 GWH 5
    Ibanez EHB1005MS
    FGN Mighty Jazz Dark Evolution Blueburst 4 (LOVE THIS BASS)
    FGN Iliad Dark Evolution (Guitar..... err... 6 string piccolo bass....)

    Not pictured:
    Conklin Rocco Prestia Sig 4- Getting a setup
    ESP Rocco Prestia Sig 4- Getting a setup
    Tune NT 5- Getting a setup
    Warwick Rockbass Starbass Fretless 5- Still shipping, almost here!
    Epiphone Thunderbird Pro V 5- Still shipping
    Edwards ESP HEJ-100 Jaguard Kuroyume Hitoki (don't know who that is) sig 4- Shipping, will be here on Monday.
    Grass Roots by ESP LUNA SEA J-model G-JV-58 Violin bass (From 1995)- Shipping... really excited for this one.
     
  12. jdh3000

    jdh3000

    May 16, 2016
    Fender Precision Elite

    Ibanez SR2600

    Ibanez SR300

    Squier

    NS Design NXT4 EUB

    Some little no name that I can find short scale that I keep handy just to thump around on...

    And my first bass, a Winston, whatever that was.
     
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  13. Ronnie Thunders

    Ronnie Thunders

    Oct 21, 2019
    So fun
     
  14. Harold Runyan

    Harold Runyan

    Apr 27, 2015
    Ashland, KY
    Impressive!
     
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  15. Felix Lopez

    Felix Lopez

    May 15, 2018
    It was great to use this Fender P with Status neck in the studio the other day! 587FBB15-EE2B-48BF-97D0-17EA8806F5DB.jpeg A45448E5-44B8-4FBD-85C4-D8A06519D07F.jpeg BB2B307F-0D17-42F2-8A47-03E658D26F72.jpeg
     
  16. at the moment, i'm on 2, but, i guess, some ~9 would fit my real needs :)
     
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  17. the harp unstrung

    the harp unstrung Humankind: be both. Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2014
    On The Bus
    N.A.
    That kinda depends...

    Is that white, eBay $17.99
    P-Bass ever going to arrive?!:whistle:

    I’ll get back to ya...:thumbsup:
     
  18. Nunovsky

    Nunovsky

    Sep 4, 2004
    Portugal
    I tried a fretless version of these and loved how it sounded. Even unplugged it sounded great.
     
  19. Nunovsky

    Nunovsky

    Sep 4, 2004
    Portugal
    Just sold my Guild B-240EF so it's back to 15.
    Updated list:

    1. Aria Pro II IGB-805
    2. JP Custom Electric Upright
    3. Yamaha BB1024x
    4. Eastwood Airline Map Bass
    5. Tobias Toby Pro 4 NT
    6. Epiphone Jack Casady
    7. Yamaha BB735A
    8. Ibanez Roadster Fretless RS-840BK
    9. Epiphone Thunderbird Vintage Pro
    10. Epiphone Viola Bass
    11. Fender American Original 60's
    12. JMS Custom Precision 51
    13. Fender Mustang Justin Meldal-Johnsen
    14. Ibanez ATK300 NT
    15. Ibanez SHR505F
     
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