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Please recommend a 24 fret 4 string bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nyangsw, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. nyangsw


    Apr 26, 2012
    I need 24 fret to cover some song like orion.
    My requirement is : Strong Neck and Cut through in the mix.
    Budget is under $1200~1300.
    Except Spector,I had been used it for a while.
  2. Used EBMM Bongo. Check in the TB classifieds.
  3. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    You can buy 2 used Carvin LB70's, or one new one built to your specs.
  4. GastonD


    Nov 18, 2013
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Warwicks may be a good choice. Streamers are an easy transfer from Spectors, yet with a different sound. Btw, what exactly do you mean by "strong neck"?

    dalkowski, I had no idea Bongo was a 24-fret beast?
  5. MCS4

    MCS4 Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2012
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    +1 on Carvin LB70. Been my main bass for rock/metal for more than 12 years.
  6. Mvilmany


    Mar 13, 2013
    Upstate NY
    Carvin +1
  7. Back to Bassics

    Back to Bassics

    Feb 16, 2014
    Ooh, ooh. Much cheaper, but probably better than all the other suggestion you'll get, just go out and buy a Dano Longhorn.

    Just go and buy one anyway, they're cheap. Buy one and listen to what everyone else says. Then ignore them because you're happy with what you've got.

    Then sit back and smile because you're happy. And got a pile of spare money in your pocket.

    Then get real and buy a Rickenbacker. Not so many frets, but you'll get laid more ...
  8. gary m

    gary m

    Jan 17, 2011
    Mid -Atlantic
    Ibanez ATK.
  9. StuartV

    StuartV Finally figuring out what I really like Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Manassas, VA
    Peavey Cirrus
  10. Ironbar


    Aug 24, 2013
    Portland, Oregon
    My used Washburn Force 4 ABT has 24 frets, active pickups, and is quite loud. Their newer models are similar.
  11. carlitoswhey


    Apr 3, 2009
  12. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    I haven't tried one myself, but I've heard a bit about the discontinued Fender Jazz Bass 24. It's active only, made in Korea and equipped with Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounders as it's stock pickups. I've seen it come in the pimped-out quilted look and an extremely minimalist flat black and a matching headstock. (yay matching headstocks!) They are a little rare, but not impossible to find.


    I almost bought one for the hell of it last year when Alto Music had over a dozen of them on sale for $500, which was considerably lower than the normal sticker price. (I'm guessing they grabbed some other sellers overstock)
  13. Herrick


    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    A used Warwick Corvette Standard.
  14. Panther


    Dec 9, 2004
    Nova Scotia
    I would think if you are going to spend 1300 you should be able to figure this out for yourself..what are 30 different opinions going to do for you when you can research?
  15. inate_hex


    Apr 4, 2010
    Manchester, England
    I occasionally wet the bed.
    EBMM Bongo. I own a H and a HH model. I swear by them!
  16. Used, german warwick corvette std
  17. shawshank72


    Mar 22, 2009
  18. nurnay

    nurnay Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    Chico, CA
    Bongo +++++++