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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)
    9.7%
  2. 2

    1,339 vote(s)
    16.5%
  3. 3

    1,381 vote(s)
    17.0%
  4. 4

    1,135 vote(s)
    14.0%
  5. 5 to 9

    2,403 vote(s)
    29.6%
  6. 10 to 20

    789 vote(s)
    9.7%
  7. 21 +

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

    72 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Sometimes you're the dog, sometimes the tree Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Palm Coast, FL
    3 - down from 6.

    I kept my Sadowsky Standard 5, the Lakland 55-94 my wife bought me and a Warmoth Deluxe 5 fretless.

    GAS for high-end camera gear is worse than GAS for basses!

    Dan K.
     
  2. gnergaard

    gnergaard

    May 31, 2002
    Chicago, IL USA
    In order of 'used most frequently'
    '69 jazz
    '48 American Standard Upright
    old Lakland fretless 55 94 34'
    MIJ jazz from the 80s with Model J humbuckers p/u
    old Lakland Fretted 55 94 34'
    80s Squire P SQ
    MIJ jazz fretless
     
  3. RedMax

    RedMax It’s all success if it’s what you need. Supporting Member

    Jun 5, 2011
    New England
    Not enough! But, here is what I have.

    Valenti Bass #83 JP5
    Valenti Bass #119 VMJ5
    Fender 75 RI MIJ (1996)
    Dean Acoustic Exotic Top
     
  4. Fat K

    Fat K

    Mar 7, 2008
    Hong Kong
    1986 Hohner B2A (My first bass!)
    1972 Fender Jazz
    2008 Fender Marcus Miller Signature Jazz Bass (w/ John East Marcus Retro and Lollar J PUPs)
    2009 Fender Jaguar Bass (SGD Jazzbuckers)
    2009 (2002) Fender PB-70US CIJ Precision Bass (w/ Dimarzio "P")
    2012 Musicman Bongo 4
    2012 Kala Ubass
    2013 (2011) Fender 50s Roadworn Precision Bass
     
  5. JSpradBass

    JSpradBass

    Mar 3, 2013
    Columbus, OH
    I currently own 3 subject to change at anytime:
    2006 Musicman SUB 5
    2011 Fender American Special Jazz
    2012 Fender Mike Dirnt Precision
     
  6. Valerus

    Valerus

    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    I recently sold my backup bass, and for the first time in a long time, I am a one-bass guy. And I love it.
     
  7. petermca17

    petermca17 Supporting Member

    Jul 24, 2012
    Boston, MA
    Down to these 3 at the moment:

    Warwick Streamer LX SE 2010 fretless
    Sadowsky Will Lee
    EBMM Sterling

    All 4 string basses.
     
  8. Epidrake

    Epidrake

    May 24, 2011
    3 but I'm building a double neck, that's a bass and guitar.
    Now,
    Fender MIM Jazz
    TBC active Jazz
    Jay Turser Beatle bass
     
  9. exidor

    exidor

    Jul 10, 2011
    Detroit,MI
    From seven down to two
    what I have is what I need
    2006 Geddy Lee Jazz bass
    2010 American Precision Special
    And I'm very happy for now?
     
  10. qervo

    qervo

    May 18, 2011
    Right now I have
    Yamaha BB3000s
    Steinberger XQ5
    USA Jazz fretless
    Music Man Stingray 5
    Carvin SB5000
     
  11. bampilot06

    bampilot06

    Jan 10, 2013
    Virginia
    Vm jag, spector legend 5, a beater p bass i bought for 40 bucks
     
  12. Shardik

    Shardik

    May 24, 2011
    Halden, Norway
    I have 2: a Cort Artisan C4H 2004 Ltd Ed and an old, defretted Ibanez Roadster RS900.

    But I am a bit curious about what all the fuzz is about when it comes to the classic Fenders... Some day... ;)
     
  13. Arod1213

    Arod1213

    Feb 24, 2013
    1982 G&l L2000E Made by Leo Fender
    1978 Fender Musicmaster
    Sadowsky NYC Standard 4
    1998 Alembic Essence
    1969 Fender J-Bass
    2000 Warwick Guitar Center Limited Edition
     
  14. GG7

    GG7

    Mar 14, 2013
    I don't play out with mine. I just use them for songwriting, jammin and recording, so I picked what I feel are the two best basses to own if you can only justify two. I owned both of these models 25 years ago when I was running my own commercial recording studio, and they definitely complimented each other nicely.

    So when I decided to get back into writing and recording, I wanted to get those two great bass models again.

    With quality amps and outboard gear, you can get pretty much any bass sound you want out of these.

    2013 Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass
    2013 Rickenbaker 4003 (still waiting for it to arrive)
     
  15. I've got 5 now:

    Fender Classic Series P-Bass (Black with Gold anodized pickguard)

    Squier CV 50's P-Bass (the Lake Placid Blue model)

    G & L Tribute L2000 (Tobacco Sunburst)

    Sterling by Musicman Ray34 (Honeyburst/rosewood/tort)

    Eastwood EUB-1, semi-hollow, fretless Ampeg clone (Black)
     
  16. GIBrat51

    GIBrat51 Innocent as the day is long Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    South Bend, Indiana
    Way, way too many! Currently,

    - '01 COY Rickenbacker 4003

    - '73 JG Rickenbacker 4001

    - '78 Kramer 450B

    - '88 Kramer Forum III

    - '78 Fender Precision

    - 2 1990-something MIK Danelectro DC basses

    - '94 Gretsch Broadkaster

    - '94 Alembic Epic

    - '04 Carvin LB-20

    - '70 Epiphone EA-260

    - '12 Eastwood Magnum

    - '90-something Rogue VB-100 violin bass

    - Starfire violin bass

    and, all lefties.
     
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  17. GM60466

    GM60466

    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    42
     
  18. That's the meaning of life !

    I never thought it could be 42 basses ;)

    edit: I have eight

    '63 L series Fender Jazz
    '80 Vantage VS600B fretless - Bartolini pups
    '85 Ibanez roadster II RB960
    '93 Custom Warwick thumb 4 copy A.D. Customs
    '96' N.K. Custom 6 fretless
    2011 Ray34
    2011 Squier VM fretless jazz - '62 Original fender pups/re-wire
    2011 Squier CV 50's P - '51 RI pup/re-wire
     
  19. Tvrtko

    Tvrtko

    Dec 27, 2002
    South of the USA
    Yamaha BB300
    Yamaha BBG5S
    Brice 5 strings fretless
    Tune TWB53 FM
    Squier VM Jazz 77
    Squier VN P Amber/maple
     
  20. Beatlejuice53

    Beatlejuice53

    Feb 15, 2013
    19......I think
     
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