1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Just to put things in perspective...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mossiebass, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Mossiebass


    Nov 15, 2012
    Cork, Ireland
    I often see people on here complaining about the price of basses. Most of these people are living in the USA or the surrounding areas. As someone from Europe (Ireland), I have to say you guys don't know how good you've got it.
    Let's take an AmStd Jazz bass:
    American price - $1349=1030euro

    European price - $1807=1379euro

    You may say that the two sites are different and therefore the prices are always going to be different. However, thomann is arguably the most popular musical instrument dealer in Europe, certainly the most popular in Ireland. (Local stores price match with thomann)
    Obviously this is due to export cost etc. but I just wanted people to realise that what they say is expensive for a bass (of any American company such as Fender, Gibson, Musicman) would be a serious bargain for many of us on the other side of the pond.
  2. More reason to go with a European builder that has the same quality & would undoubtedly be cheaper for you.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.