I'm looking for........

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by paniak17, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. I'm looking for an instrument that
    1. is about $30 (give or take some $$)
    2. Can go really high(note-wise)
    3. Is stringed
    4. Is Electric
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Mandolin? Ukele? Dulcimer? Autoharp?

    30 dollars is to low to expect something electric and of half ass quality.
  3. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    build something with a couple of guitar strings and a plank of wood, and then use a bow on it or something. Other than that, think cheap wind instruments like a tin whistle, or a recorder.
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Slam your head against a wall.

    It's not really musical. I just think you should injure yourself.
  5. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    I don't know for $30 man... Just like, get a badass music program (Fruity Loops) or whatever you can use and make some badass music on your computer.
  6. JonTheBassGuy


    Dec 12, 2004

    Heres what you need: A piece of wood, the high E string from an electric guitar, 2 push pins

    1. Put the pins in the wood about 2 inches apart.
    2.Tie the guitar string around the pins REALLY tight.
    3. You now have a 1 string guitar thingy that has notes that are tooo high pitched that they cant be heard by human ears.

    Sorry its not electrical but u can make it electrical by micing it and hopefully the mic will pick it up.

    :bag: :bassist: Rock out with ur new instrument.

    With the rest of the money, go buy a set of bass strings or something like that.

    I did this with a bass string and practice finger picking in class but instead of a piece of wood i used a book. :)
  7. To all responses, my response is:


    alright what if it was say $50?
  8. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA

    The key, apparently, is some level of badassedness.
  9. Im really sorry to tell you this but there are VERY few if any instruments you are going to find in this kinda price range. i mean even my clarinet was $1000+ cad when your talking 30-50 your looking for a toy.
  10. Only


    Sep 8, 2002
    Warrensburg, MO
    Can you even get a pickup and output jack for $50?
  11. yeah. well, I'd like to spend no more than $50 (including shipping) for an American made Fender precision bass. The older, the better -- as long as it still looks and plays like the day it left the factory.

    ...but, I'm not holding my breath waiting for that to happen, either.
  12. well dammit......i guess i can always save up for an octaver.....
  13. two words. Sears Guitar.