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I want to get a new bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SirLancelot, Nov 29, 2003.

  1. SirLancelot


    Nov 29, 2003
    hey ya'll. i am kinda new to playin bass, i have been playin for about a year now, and i want to get a new bass. right now i have a dean 4 string bass, but it has a really dead sound to it, and i really want to get something a little more alive but something that still has a good look to it. i also want something with a good slap and pop sound to it. anyone have any ideas?
  2. Budget? Hand size?
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Fender Jazz Bass?

    (maybe the Dean sounds dead because the strings are dead?)
  4. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    My thoughts exactly. I would recommend the aforementioned Fender Jazz, Yamaha BB series, or a Godin. New strings cost less.

    Dan :bassist:
  5. Hey, before you spend the money on a new bass, try a new string brand...........then if that fails you, try new pups!

    If that fails to livin' things up, then purchase a Fender Jazz bass!

  6. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    But make sure you get a black Fender Jazz. They sound brighter. ;)


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