Intermediate player needs bass help

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ChildoftheKorn, Oct 31, 2003.

  1. ChildoftheKorn


    May 21, 2003
    Well you know the stroy folks. im an ok player who needs a bass im looking to spend 300$ to 400$....i have a bad carlo robelli 4 stringged bass with 26 fretts. I hate the bass but i love the freedom of a 26 fretter. I play mostly metal but have knowned to play punk classic rock and jazz. Could anyone suggest any basses? looking for a four stringed 26 fretted bass
  2. Melf


    Mar 20, 2003
    Starkville, MS
    I recommend a used MTD Kingston. Great bang for the buck, but it's only got 24 frets.
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Why not get a 5 string with E to C tuning?
  4. artistanbul

    artistanbul Nihavend Longa Vita Brevis

    Apr 15, 2003
    a fiver would be a good choice.
    are you solid on $400?
  5. Larzito


    Aug 1, 2000
    Dallas, Texas
    I'm curious about why you need the 25th and 26th frets? I rerely go to fret 22, much less 24...and have never had a 26 fret bass. I agree with the earlier post...if you want more notes in different octaves, get a 5 string. If high notes are your goal, string it with a high C. Your price range will limit you severely if your main requirement is 26 frets....I think...I'm obviously getting old...what is the deal with the 26 frets...I'm not knocking it...I'm pleading ignorance here.