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Should I not get a bass just because of lack of frets?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sk8terguy316, Jul 26, 2005.


  1. Well I'm a heavy tapper I like shred tapping,normal tapping,All different kinds and I play up high, but, I love the geddy Lee Jazz but cant play everything I do on it should I get it anyway or can any1 reccomend a bass thats alot alike in feel but has more frets say 21 or 22 anything more
     
  2. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    this might do better in Basses [BG].
     
  3. That's completely up to you, man...but I know the scenario

    Here it is...

    1...You're gonna get the Geddy anyway, because you like it
    2...You're not gonna like the fact that you can't play everything you want on it

    3...as a result, you're gonna find another bass

    4...this new bass will lead you to try something different

    5...as a result of this new bass you will go and find something that does that different thing better



    I give it 6-18months TOPS!