My first bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dain bramage, Dec 25, 2005.

  1. I just got my first bass today! I love it, great tone! It's a Dragonfire, which is an in-house brand of TNT guitars, a local shop.

  2. 11Bravo

    11Bravo In That Pocket

    Feb 4, 2005
    Have fun with it!
  3. Do you guys know what it's modeled after? I'm thinking Yamaha or Ibanez.
  4. 11Bravo

    11Bravo In That Pocket

    Feb 4, 2005
    I would say ibanez soundgear
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Get the most out if it that you can. Congratulations and I hope you dig it.
  6. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    I like it except for the headstock.

    Have fun dude!!!! :cool:
  7. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    Look's like the 80's headless Yamaha, what's it called, BX or something.

    Edit: Yamaha Motion B. Looks similar?

  8. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Looks just like a Rogue to me.

    Congrats on the new bass!
  9. Rogue only a precision pickup... this is a pj....
  10. g00eY


    Sep 17, 2005
    Chicago, IL
  11. Nah, it has only 3 knobs, and the body is slightly different.
  12. other than the headstock it looks like an ibanez gsr. have fun with it. :hyper: :bassist:
  13. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    Enjoy, good luck & have fun! :bassist:

  14. What are some good ways to practice for a beginner?
  15. PasdaBeer


    Nov 2, 2002
    Santa Rosa California
    SandStorm Designs
    watch some traditional player to get the basics on finger style, then start jamming out on your scales.

    you do NOT want to learn with a bad finger style. It set me back months to break bad habbits.
  16. Yeah, about that.... my fingers bleed after a couple minutes of fingerstyle. I must be doing it wrong. That's why I've been using a pick.
  17. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Pfft. Don't wuss out. :D just kidding.
    Whichever is more comfortable for you, play that way. Honestly, i'd learn how to do both. You can't get the same sound out of a pick that you can from your fingers.

    Check the Technique form for tips.

    Enjoy and have fun!

  18. I just put some Dragonfire J Bass pickups into my Fender. I didn't know what to think, but I gave it a shot. They are actually very good and I feel it's one of the better investments I've made for my bass. Great company.
  19. grace & groove

    grace & groove

    Nov 30, 2005
    Self-Appointed Ambassador to the Dragonfly
    Good luck with those p'ups but the whole updating a 2 year old thread thing ain't such a good idea. ;)