I want to add a hollow body bass to my collection... Ibanez Artcore or the Jack Casady bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bedbug Eddie, Dec 17, 2017.


  1. I have it narrowed down to these two....or do I? Opinions please?
     
  2. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    Get your hands around both of them. Then you'll know. Similar type instruments, but they will feel very different from each other. Go with the one that you're most comfortable with.
     
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  3. Lo-E

    Lo-E

    Dec 19, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    The Jack Casady is an excellent bass and is extremely versatile.

    To my ear, though, it sounds more like a solid body than a hollowbody (it is semi-hollow).

    I definitely recommend it if you want a good, all-around bass. If you're really after the sound of a hollobody, however, you're probably better off with the Ibanez.
     
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  4. bassdude51

    bassdude51 "You never even called me by my name." Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    I had the Casady and I really liked it. Although it sounded a lot like a P Bass with a woody kind of a tone to it. Neck diving is an issue.
     
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  5. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Consider the scale length of each, does that matter to you?
     
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