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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. Only, he says. :D

    --Silvie
     
  2. Bob Gross

    Bob Gross

    Nov 24, 2011
    Coachella Ca.
    Lipe Guitars
    I have 11. 1965 Jazz Bass, 1977 Music Man Sting Ray, two Lipe Lupara J Basses, one Lipe Lupara P, a Peavy Cirrus 6string, a fretless P Bass with PJ pups, a Tacoma Thunder Chief acoustic/electric, a Rouge 8 string, a mid 60s Guild Starfire Bass and an upright maker unknown.
     
  3. NightTripper

    NightTripper

    Oct 20, 2011
    I think I voted two, if I remember correctly. Now I'm down to one, my Squier VM Jaguar. Unfortunately I have more basses on my GAS list than I have money. After I get my Korg Microkorg XL, which is partly a bass in itself (it has some really fat low end sounds), I want to get a real Fender P. And a Rick. And a Hofner. etc. etc.

    This music thing gets expensive, but it's so worth it when you finally get that shiny new piece of equipment.
     
  4. wednesdayagain

    wednesdayagain

    Sep 28, 2012
    MA
    3

    SX P, Lecompte acid-J, Fernandes Mockingbird
     
  5. Draculea

    Draculea

    Oct 2, 2011
    Mexico City
    4

    Ibanez 375M BBT
    Strinberg CLB 26A
    Honda 4 FL
    Texas P/J 5 FL
     
  6. pertyman

    pertyman

    Jun 10, 2006
    6

    Fender 1977 Jazz bass
    Alembic 1987 Persuader
    Music Man 1992 fretless Stingray
    Music Man 1995 Stingray
    Warwick 2004 Streamer Jazzman 5 strings
    Warwick 2008 Star Bass II (bubinga)
     
  7. hsech

    hsech Work hard. My Social Security needs a raise.

    Jun 27, 2012
    Central Iowa
    Ric 4003
    Gibson SG Bass
    US G&L ASAT Bass
    Am Std Precision
    Am Std Jazz
    Carvin AC40F Fretless
     
  8. lepfan3263

    lepfan3263

    Apr 15, 2013
    I only have :bassist:
     
  9. 4 currently. Seat number 4 usually rotates pretty often but I purchased a Fender 62 AVR Jazz Bass back in November which
    I 've really been enjoying.
    Take Care,
    Brent
     
  10. NWB

    NWB

    Apr 30, 2008
    Kirkland, WA
    5

    G&L JB
    G&L M2500
    G&L SB-2
    Clement fretless PJ
    Ibanez AEB

    Sold my Classic Vibe jazz last night since I was running out of room and the JB does the jazz bass thing.
     
  11. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Down to 20. Items in red I intend to sell eventually (possibly more :bag: )

    Peavey Basses
    Peavey TL-Six (Cherryburst)
    Peavey TL-Six (Trans-black)
    Peavey TL-Five (1st Gen. / Trans Black)
    Peavey TL-Five (1st Gen. / Trans Red)
    Peavey Palaedium (Natural)
    Peavey Palaedium (Trans Red)
    Peavey Sarzo Signature (1991)
    Peavey Fury
    Peavey Axcelerator 5
    85 Peavey Dyna Bass
    Peavey G-Bass
    Peavey B-Ninety

    Millennium 5

    Other basses
    Mike Lull M5V
    Kawai FIIB
    Ibanez GWB35
    Yamaha BB415
    Squier Classic Vibe 60's Jazz Bass

    ESP LTD B205SM FL
    Carvin LB76PF
     
  12. Wil_Couch

    Wil_Couch

    Mar 12, 2013
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  13. Lee Moses

    Lee Moses

    Apr 2, 2013
    Tennessee
    Just two . . . No additions or subtractions since 1990:

    1990 Alembic Elan
    80's Fender Precision
     
  14. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    Currently four, but I went with five since a Pedulla Pentabuzz is on the way from Texas from another TBer.

    So...

    '08 Hwy One Jazz
    Squier CV '51 Precision
    Squier VM Jazz fretless
    '09 Pedulla Pentabuzz
    POS Palatino Upright
     
  15. 3 Musicman basses, one Ovation Magnum and several 6 string guitars.

    I would like to own about a dozen more but I put a halt to buying basses until I am in a band again.
     
  16. chilepunkbass

    chilepunkbass

    Apr 15, 2013
    $hile
    you people have a lot of money.... i have just my (very) used scorpion bass
     
  17. japhy4529

    japhy4529 this is only a test... Supporting Member

    5 at the moment

    2012 Gibson Les Paul Bass Goldtop - Oversized 4
    2009 EBMM Stingray 5 H
    2013 Warwick Pro Series Thumb 4 - FOR SALE
    2012 Boulder Creek EBR3-N5F Acoustic/Electric 5 Fretless
    ??? Hondo POS Acoustic Bass/Electric 4
     
  18. Five.
     
  19. EXILE03

    EXILE03

    Jan 19, 2013
    Vancouver, BC
    Three, at the moment.

    -Kramer 420S sunburst (P Bass copy)
    -Hofner 500/1 CT
    -Squier Mikey Way Mustang bass
     
  20. Joebone

    Joebone Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2005
    California Republic
    I lied.

    I voted four, but really have five.

    However, I'm gonna photograph one this weekend and put it up for sale on TB.

    The keepers: One fiver with rounds; one fiver with flats; one fiver fretless with rounds, one four-string fretless with flats.

    As a hobbyist, this is probably more than I need; it's like I'm loaded for session work, which is not in the cards. (Have walked that walk in a past life, on trombone, so old habits die hard!) But each is an excellent axe that has distinguished itself during a six-year frenzy of gassy gearhead madness. I don't regret the periods of excess (at one time I had 8 basses in the house), because I've learned so very much about what's good, what's not so good, and what works for me. We are lucky to live in a period when so many great axes are available, at so many price points. And while I have some high-end axes, one of my keepers was a $600 dealie. (Hint - good Yamaha BB2000 basses are seriously underpriced for how remarkable they are!)
     
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