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Need bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by spyguy, Jan 2, 2003.

  1. spyguy


    Jan 2, 2003
    hello, i am new to the world of bass guitars. ive had a 6 string electric for a while and me and friends are starting band so i need help find a bass for a first timer
    i like flea off of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and im pretty sure the band will be playing punk rock and anywhere from $550 and down is what im willing to spend i need a bass that looks and sounds great
  2. spyguy:

    More info please.... There are a bazillion different basses.

    - What do you want to spend?

    - What style of music do you play?

    - What bass players have a sound that is similar to what you want?

    (I'm not the best person to answer, but I know the fellas will need more info before giving any advice)

    Good luck

  3. Welcome to Talkbass, Spyguy.

    Off the top of my head I'd recommend a MIM* Fender Jazz bass. They sound good, aren't too expensive and you can upgrade them later on if you want to. If you go to a store to check them out, check out a Fender Precision bass also.

    Others will add their opinions.

    * Made in Mexico as opposed to MIJ - Made in Japan and MIA - Made in America
  4. I thought 'MIJ' were your initials...

    Silly me.

    :oops: :cool:

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