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Playing a righty lefty???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassPlayer95, Dec 10, 2011.


  1. BassPlayer95

    BassPlayer95

    Oct 1, 2011
    Why yes, this DOES deserve three question marks. Anyway, my current gear is a Dean Edge 09 lefty. However I'm looking to upgrade. BUT I don't like the options for lefties because it goes from 3 beginners to 1 one intermediate to about 6 pros. Here's the problem: I don't want another beginner, I don't like the few intermediates, and I can't afford a pro. (My budget's about 0.99-350) However I know that within this price range there are several right handed basses. So, I could play a reversed, upside down bass. My question is this: Is it a good idea? Or do I remain unsatified and buy something I won't like?

    -- :bassist:
     
  2. snyderz

    snyderz

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Flip the nut, (and saddles on some basses) and play to your heart's content.
     
  3. Morning Beer

    Morning Beer

    Oct 2, 2009
    Cleveland
    I'm a lefty, and take it from me it, it sucks. Biggest thing is the controls get in the way.
    For upgrading, always look for used stuff. There is a lot more in your price range then you may think, Squier, rockbass, peavey, if you shop used there's even more. I buy alot from ebay.
     
  4. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh Midtown Guitars Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
    SX
    http://www.rondomusic.com/BassLeft.html
     
  5. JaamE

    JaamE Owner of the GK Angry Bird amp

    Apr 13, 2011
    Olympia, WA
  6. Basshappi

    Basshappi

    Feb 12, 2007
    Tucson,AZ
    Keep an eye on ebay fo a USA Peavey Foundation. Leftys show up occasionly for around the $350 range.
     
  7. Mikio

    Mikio

    Feb 21, 2009
    Santiago de Chile
    If I were lefty and I am, I'd play right handed basses AND I DO!!!! (as if I were right handed, not backwards or anything)
     

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