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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

    790 vote(s)
  2. 2

    1,339 vote(s)
  3. 3

    1,380 vote(s)
  4. 4

    1,136 vote(s)
  5. 5 to 9

    2,404 vote(s)
  6. 10 to 20

    789 vote(s)
  7. 21 +

    201 vote(s)
  8. Too many to count

    72 vote(s)
  1. I own 14.
    One-Fender American Pro II-P-Bass
    Two-Fender American Performer P-Basses
    One-American Performer Jazz Bass
    One-Fender Player P-Bass
    One-Fender Standard P-Bass
    One-Squier-Classic Vibe 70's P-Bass
    One-Squier-Classic Vibe 70's Jazz
    Two-Squier Affinity P-Basses
    Two-Squier Affinity Jazz Basses
    One-Squier Bronco Bass
    One Squier Mini P-Bass
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  2. Holdsg

    Holdsg Talkbass > Work Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2009
    Alta Loma, CA
    Fender should send you some kind of award
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  3. Still in the same slot- 10-20, but time to add a couple of new acquisitions, in order of age:

    1962 Gibson EB-0 (modded)
    1965 Gibson EB-3 (slightly modded)
    1965-66 Hohner fretless (basket case)
    1965(?) Eko 995 (violin bass) beat.
    1966 Gibson EB-2 (slightly modded circuitry)
    1970 Gibson EB-3 (stock so far)
    1970-71 Gibson EB-3L (long scale, stock so far)
    1979 Rickenbacker 4001 (pretty much stock, couple of slight mods)
    1985 Rickenbacker 4003FL (fretless, super glued neck)
    1996 (?) Fender RI- 62 VVT Jazz (meant for Japanese market I believe) with new American J neck
    2015 Fender Am Hot Rod Precision bass (P/J)
    2016 Fender TF fretless (P/J)
    2018 Gibson Thunderbird LE
    2019 Epiphone Embassy
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  4. CletusMarley


    Feb 11, 2018
    I have 5.
  5. TheBass


    Jul 2, 2004
    I've added the following since june:

    EBMM Sterling 5HH
    Warwick Streamer LX5 broadneck
    SBMM Stingray 5HH
    SBMM Stingray 4 shortscale

    16 and counting ...
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  6. CSJBuzz


    Mar 10, 2021
    Fender CB-60SCE
    Epiphone Zenith Fretless
    Hagstrom HB-8 II
    Fender American Performer Precision Bass
    Sterling by Music Man Stingray 5H
    G&L Tribute JB
    Ibanez SRC6
    Rickenbacker 4003
    ...and I’m building a partscaster Fender fretless Jazz Bass.

    Now if I could just learn how to play.
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  7. redstrand

    redstrand Supporting Member

    May 18, 2007
    Saint Louis, MO
    Fool For Four Strings
    I got down to nine before Dad passed last January.
    I added his tribute bass
    Traded the Gibson dc for a MIJ P
    Modded Roadworn Jazz
    Paranormal Jazz
    Musicmaster that I put Jack Casady electronics into
    Sterling Ball Musicman Shortscale
    Fender Player Series Jaguar
    On the way- Charvel San Dimas JJ V
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  8. Jato


    Nov 2, 2000
    Change up.
    1)Fodera VW Monarch 4
    2)Lakland 5594-dlx


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  9. 1. Harley Benton BZ-7000
    2. Ibanez SR1346
    3. Ibanez SRF706 Portamento
    4. Warwick Rockbass 5 string
    5. ESP LTD Converted fretless 5 string
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2021
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  10. Obese Chess

    Obese Chess Spicy Big Dad Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2005
    Portland, OR
    Don't remember when the last time I posted in here was, so.

    In current rotation:
    1. 1983 USA P-Bass
    2. 1990s Fernandes FRB-4
    3. 1990s Fernandes FRB-4, Converted to Fretless
    4. 2014 Dingwall NG-2
    5. 2018 MUB G5 "Maranello" Custom

    In pieces in closet/storage/on workbench:
    1. 2003 MIM P-Bass
    2. 1980s Yamaha BB3000
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  11. glocke1

    glocke1 Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2002

    Need to do a mental inventory anyway so here we go. In order from most played to least played.

    1) FCS 62 Jazz, LPB
    2) Fender Elite Jazz in Ocean Turquoise
    3) Alembic Series 1
    4) 58 P bass, limited edition in Fire Roasted Ash
    5) Tony Franklin LPB Fretless
    6) MusicanMan Stingray Family Reserve Fretless (burst/fire roasted neck).
    7) Fender Elite Jazz in Ocean Turquoise (bought as a spare)
    8) Fender Elite Jazz, sunburst
    9) Fender Adam Clayton Jazz, purple Sparkle
    10) Fender American Vintage 64 Jazz
    11) Martin Acoustic Bass (forget model number)

    and of course my Upton Standard double bass.

    in that list of 11 basses there are at least 3 I want to get rid of, but my laziness gets in the way of selling them.
  12. Five

    1. 1999 Mexican Fender P Bass
    2. 1986 Jolana D Bass
    3. 2020 Harley Benton PJ-5 HTR Deluxe
    4. ???? Fender J Bass
    5. ???? ?????? P Bass
  13. CyrusHu


    May 6, 2019
    I have to change my vote to 5:laugh:
    Just got an 83's Aria Pro II SB Elite-II

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  14. Up to 8 and here I stop. I can’t even take the last three home. Last year I got the 7th and today I got the 8th. Need to sell a few.

    7- 2017 Sire P7 5 string 1st Gen bought 2nd hand in 2020. Maple neck, natural ash body.
    8- 2013 Cort G5 Custom 5 stringer. Ash body, maple neck, rosewood fretboard, spalted maple top. A real beauty with bright SD Quarter Pounder J/MM pickups.
  15. CPH5000


    Apr 12, 2021
    Epiphone El Segundo
    Epiphone Rivoli
    Gibson Les Paul
    Gibson SG
    Rickenbacker 4003
    Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic
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  16. Nico_RD


    Apr 9, 2021
    I own three basses and I really like them all:
    1995 Gibson LPB black
    1994 Gibson LPB 2 blue
    1978 Gibson RD Artist
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  17. Richard Kopczyk

    Richard Kopczyk

    Mar 17, 2019
    1978 fender pbass.
    2006 fender jazz s1.
    Squier 1970s p bass vin mod.
    Overwater progress 6 string fretless.
    Shuker singlecut 5 string E toC.
    Wav 4 EUB.
    Musima 1980s p bass.
    Hofner verithin 1963.
    Eastwood hollowbody.
    Aria late 80s quilt top sb.
    Boulder creek acoustic 5 string.
    Warwick alien fretless acoustic 5 string.
    Yamaha 414 pj.
    Sire marcus 2nd gen string.
    Sire u5 short scale pj.
    Glarry p bass just for the hell of it & the peanuts it cost.!!
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  18. Ed Maguire

    Ed Maguire Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2021
    Up to 9 now:
    Fodera 1983 Monarch Elite 4
    Godin 1992 Acoustibass Fretless 4
    Alembic 1994 Epic 6
    Fodera Emperor Standard Fretless 5
    Fender 2019 American Ultra Jazz 4
    Fodera 2016 Monarch Elite 6
    Fodera 2020 Imperial Elite 5
    Jerzy Drozd Oracle V
    Eminence EUB 2019
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  19. Bobbadfinger


    Jan 23, 2020
    Three (Longhorn, Matt Freeman and MIJ Precision); thinning soon to 2, since I don't need two Ps.
    Wouldn't mind to have an 4003 and EB3 though...
  20. Jonathan C

    Jonathan C Supporting Member

    May 31, 2016
    Holbrook, NY
    2013 Fender Precision Select (repainted Matte Lake Placid Blue)
    2016 Fender Deluxe Active Precision Special (modded everything, "murdered out in black wherever possible!)
    2016 Fender Elite Jazz Olympic White (changing preamp and pickups to Nordstrand soon, on order)
    2008 Fender Jazz MIM (was fretless, now wearing MIM Geddy Lee neck, custom shop '60's pickups
    2020 EBMM Stingray Special 5H Ghost Pepper
    2018 G&L USA Kiloton Emerald Blue
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