I'm looking for a new bass under $1000

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dearle, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. dearle


    Nov 21, 2002
    Philadelphia, PA
    Hey gang. I'm looking for a new bass guitar. I currently play off of a cheap Yamaha p-bass and am looking to upgrade to something better. I don't want to spend more than $1000 and was wondering your thoughts on what I should buy. I'm looking for something that will provide a good punk and ska bass sound. Thanks gang.

  2. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Fender....P....Bass! :cool:
  3. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001

    or.. you could shop around for a used stingray. or a new one you can get your hands on for cheap.
  4. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    MTD Heir, Grendel, and Kingston
    Lakland Skyline (whole series)
    Used Peavey Cirrus

    A whole messa used stuff
  5. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    For myself I would look at a Fender P or Jazz. There are also some great Yamaha's at that price point. Like Brendan said, there is lots that you can get both new and used at that price. What tweaks you?
  6. incognito89x

    incognito89x ♪♫♪ ♪ ♪ ♫&#983

    Sep 22, 2002
    Royal Oak, Michigan
    There are tons of options for under a grand. You should visit a music store and play a few, and find out what tone you like best.
  7. mr.redpants


    Feb 6, 2002
    There seem to be Lakland Skylines (nearly) new FS all over.