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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by adam915, Jun 12, 2001.

  1. adam915


    Jun 11, 2001
    I might be buying the Ibanez GSR 200 does n e one know if it is any good?
  2. adam915


    Jun 11, 2001
    also i forgot to mention that this is my first guitar
  3. Zirc


    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    I don't know about saying it is good, but it should be sufficient for your first bass.
  4. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    I have one know. A good first bass cause of the slim neck.

    If you have enough for a mexican fender p or j bass, then get that.
  5. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    I'm pretty happy with mine, but try out as many basses as you can first. Also, some gsr200s are better than others.
  6. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    Very true, mine came with a loose strap button and the tone controls where already comming loose after 3 months.
  7. p0w3rman5ooo


    Aug 27, 2000
    mines good had it for about a year now, i may get a gibson grabber, as an upgrade, and im selling my ibanez sr405
  8. LimpChunk9


    May 8, 2001
    Bronx, NY
    I have the Ibanez GSR 200. I only started playing bass in early February so its still the bass I use. It sounds good and I like it. It's better then that friggin Fender P-Bass that everyone has. Many people suggested to me it was a good bass for my first one. Mine only cost 209 without tax so I think its worth it for a first bass.
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Why is it better than the friggin Fender P bass?

    If it weren't for the friggin Fender P bass, your Ibanez wouldn't exist either.
  10. ALL cheap basses are friggin' *%#$ :)

    It's your duty to find the bass that is the least $%&^, be it Fender, Ibanez, Dean or whatever.
  11. LiL BaSS DuDe

    LiL BaSS DuDe Guest

    May 15, 2001
    It's hard to belive, but even if it is the firsat you ever layed hands on a bass, you feel big differences when you play several basses.

    Also, make sure your bass has a truss; look at the head, and see if there is a hole where the fretboard ends.
  12. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    Um, I'm assuming you are talking about the squier, cause the made in america p-bass whips the gsr200. The gsr200 is a good beginner bass though, if you get the right one.
  13. i got mine in december of last and i've played the cr@p out of it to the point where the neck is a whammy bar(temporarily till it breaks) and the laquer on the neck is worn out from the first to twelve fret but also i've been playing for about 2 hours a day
  14. Staindfan10


    Jan 20, 2001
    i dunno though cuz its kinda expensive but i might my mom is working on it :)
  15. Bass_punk_JOE


    Apr 7, 2003
    I love mine it sounds good and it easy to play.

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