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Lookin for a good Slappin 4..

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassDmb18, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. BassDmb18


    Dec 28, 2002
    Davie, FL
    For under $800..
    The front runner right now is a Peavey Cirrus for obvious reasons, but what else should I look into? What are Lightwave basses like? :help:
  2. Ralphdaddy

    Ralphdaddy Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Chicago, Illinois
    I'd grab another Sterling in a heartbeat, used obviously. They're outstanding slap basses with incredible fingerstyle tones to boot. Just outstanding, the only bass I haven't gotten sick of or rid of in 3 years of nonstop gear hunting.
  3. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    there are many choices fender jazz basses under 800$ which you can choose from, get a fender jazz.
  4. todd 4ta

    todd 4ta

    Apr 3, 2003
    A nice, older Tobias Growler has a great slap tone. I'm also a stingray advocate.

    A used Lakland Skyline Daryl Jones or a USA Fender Jazz.
  5. BassDmb18


    Dec 28, 2002
    Davie, FL
    Bump before I go to bed, so when I dream tonight, the bass I'm holding while onstage in front of 50,000+ is a clearer image! :D
  6. HiFi


    Apr 20, 2002
    Anaheim, CA
    I second that.
  7. Keep an eye out for Spector's

  8. the new MTD kingston and Heir active basses are really cool, got to play one the other day and was very impressed.

    I couldn't be happier with my Cirrus 5 so a big thumbs up there if you like those.
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    The Cirrus is a great choice, as is the Jazz. A used Stingray would be eminently slappable, too.
  10. +1
  11. 1st choice: Used Stingray. Very slappable.
    2nd choice: Used Fender Jazz.
  12. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    My vote is for the Lakland Skyline Joe Osborn w/ maple board. Hey, wait a minute, I have a mint one for sale here on TB for $750. Problem solved! :D
  13. Ibanez SR900 is a pretty dynamically versatile bass with a huge range of finger tones and a nice slap tone too due to the bartolini MK1 p.ups.... u'll pick one up brand spankin for $800 US dollars or less :)

    Chips :bassist:
  14. I'd go spector or fender.