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Lookin for a new bass... need some suggestions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pookabass, Sep 2, 2005.


  1. pookabass

    pookabass

    Aug 22, 2005
    Texas
    I have been playing on my current bass for 6 years now, and well, it is time for me to move on up. I have about $1500 to spend and need some good ideas of what to look for. I have had my eyes on the G&L L-2000 as well as an EB MM. can anyone suggest more options in the 4 string realm? Im looking for something I can settle down with :p
     
  2. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    A 2-humbucker plus piezo bridge EBMM Bongo! :hyper:
     
  3. xb100

    xb100

    Mar 24, 2004
    NH, In
    Man I'd suggest saving up a little more and geting a custom carvin or a custom cirrus from peavey.

    -Rob
     
  4. Snarf

    Snarf

    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    I DISreccomend Carvin.

    $1500 can get you a Stambaugh, dude. :bassist:
     
  5. bovinehost

    bovinehost

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    There's a thought.

    Or...a Stingray 5 with dual humbuckers.

    Just thinking.
     
  6. pookabass

    pookabass

    Aug 22, 2005
    Texas
    thanks for the ideas guys! its much appreciated. Im doing some shopping this weekend so i really appreciate all the help!
     
  7. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Music Man.
     
  8. ladros2

    ladros2

    Jun 2, 2005
    Ireland
    G&L, all you'll ever need a four string to do. Except reach past a high e.
     
  9. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    You can certainly get a *new* Pedulla Rapture Soapbar or used J-2000 J-pickup in that price range.

    What specs are you looking for? We know 4-string, but P or J-bass? Are you locked into a G&L/EBMM-type humbucker equipped bass? It's in the details, man! ;)