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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)
  2. 2

    1,237 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,275 vote(s)
  4. 4

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

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

    714 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    184 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    65 vote(s)
  1. Harold Runyan

    Harold Runyan

    Apr 27, 2015
    Ashland, KY
    I only have 5 basses at this point but I go up a bass or two every once in awhile, so I’m gonna answer anyway! Four string playing is split 40/40/20 between the Reverend Decision/Warwick Thumb/Fender Jazz depending on the tone I’m chasing. I almost never play the Mustang. Nothing at all wrong with it, nice to have but not indispensable. All the 5 string stuff is played on the EBMM Special 5H. Typically split the 4 string to 5 string ratio 75/25 which is why I only own one 5 string bass.
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  2. at some point i had 5 basses, and i used all of these - one was at one gig-place, second one - well - on the second one, one was at my gf's apartment, one was at the place where we had rehearsals / practice, and one at my place. -so i could easily switch from one place to another without carrying anything with me (just from time to time small boss GE7B pedal).
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  3. protegeV


    Mar 1, 2020
    Count should be going up by one tonight :D
  4. Mili


    Nov 14, 2015
    I have 3 basses. I think i covered the tonal options very good at least for next 5 years.
    1- Yamaha BB424X. 4 string-Rosewood board- Passive
    Amazing Bass with a really good P and heavenly PJ sound
    2- Squier Dim DLX . 5 string-Maple board-Active
    Very versatile and stingray-ish. Cuts the mix like Katana.
    3- Squier VM Jazz 70's- 4 string-Maple board- Passive
    Really good Jazz bass.
  5. LowEndLobster

    LowEndLobster Bass reviewer and youtube dude guy. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2003
    Northern MA
    I guess buying 30 basses in Feb wasn't as bad of an idea as I thought... (looking at the stock market now).
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  6. rovito


    Jun 26, 2005
    Currently four. USA Jackson JZB1, Jackson pointy bass, Trace Elliot/Status TBass, Lakland Darryl Jones bass. I just sent back a Sterling Ray34HH due to a bad neck. Sometimes more, sometimes less.
  7. Zefarelly


    Sep 7, 2019
    more than I can carry, 4003s, eb2, shaftesbury, antoria semi, a few dano's and a couple of oddities.
  8. Neko


    Feb 29, 2020
    Fender AmPro JazzBass5
    Yamaha TRBX605
    Gibson SG Bass
    ...but in search for an old Fender Mustang Bass
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  10. Neko


    Feb 29, 2020
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  11. Lol!! They fit my hand just right. I've tried other basses and guitars, but it feels best with a Fender in my hand. BTW, did you know that all of Entwistle's basses had Precision bass spacing on the necks? Probably for the same reason. I can play these with my eyes closed; I even tried a fretless Jazz and knew where the positioning was without fighting to keep the intonation right.
  12. BuddhaofBass


    Jul 13, 2013
    I own 12 Basses.

    2 Ibanez Talman Basses/ Prestige and Standard
    1 Prestige/ Wylde Thing(Thang)
    1 B.C. Rich Mockingbird
    1 Fender Jazz Bass (Tiger Taj Sonchai Signature) Not on the market yet.
    1 Fender Precision Bass
    1 Elrick NJS (Gold)
    1 Jon Kammerer Hercules Violin Bass
    2 Tom Martinson Customs (The Phat 5/ Kraken)
    1 Fender Acoustic (T~Bucket)
    1 Wishnevesky Custom (Fantasy)

    I'm sure that there will be additions to my tribe...Stay tuned!
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  13. Neko


    Feb 29, 2020
    I totally agree with that homey feeling, tough I really dig my Gibi neck, really round (but not too fat) but as it is kind of what you expect from a SG bass, it is ok. But I grew up as a musician having either a Squier or Fender neck in hand so they feel so natural now.
  14. Clark Westfield

    Clark Westfield Floyd Pepper is my mentor!

    Jan 30, 2012
    Central Jersey
    Just ordered #4. I will have it hopefully in December
  15. protegeV


    Mar 1, 2020
    That's a long wait! Custom order?
  16. Clark Westfield

    Clark Westfield Floyd Pepper is my mentor!

    Jan 30, 2012
    Central Jersey
    Yes sir,,,,,made just for me!
  17. gigetto


    Sep 25, 2019
    I want after Pandemia to added a new bass Ibanez EBH or Sandberg Classic VM....i hope
  18. NinoD


    Jul 3, 2014
    2000 Ibanez srx700
    2009 MIM P
    2009 MIM Geddy Lee
    2012 American Deluxe P
    2013 Gibson Thunderbird
    2014 Honey burst P
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  19. Colin Russell

    Colin Russell

    May 13, 2019
    1959 P Bass
    2019 Rickenbacker 2003
    2019 Warwick Corvette Bubinga Pro series active (made in Germany)
    2000 (I think) Warwick Corvette Bubinga passive (made in Germany)
    2019 Martin BCPA4 Acoustic Electric Bass.
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  20. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    None. I'm getting back into playing. I have a Birdsong fretless coming hopefully this week and I'm expecting my Serek Armitage to be done next month.
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