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So, how old are your basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DanGouge, Apr 16, 2002.


  1. before 1950???

    9 vote(s)
    2.0%
  2. 1950's

    13 vote(s)
    2.8%
  3. 1960's

    48 vote(s)
    10.5%
  4. 1970's

    106 vote(s)
    23.2%
  5. 1980's

    98 vote(s)
    21.4%
  6. 1990's

    214 vote(s)
    46.8%
  7. 2000's

    220 vote(s)
    48.1%
  8. I used time travel to obtain special future basses

    30 vote(s)
    6.6%
  9. ancient and eternal

    13 vote(s)
    2.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. DanGouge

    DanGouge

    May 25, 2000
    Canada!
    Just thought this would be interesting to find out...
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    My first good bass (Ibanez Soundgear 1000E) was made in 90/91. Still has the good Gotoh 3D bridge, not the Ibanez bridge.

    My main bass (Mr. Bassman No Sweat (pre-Human Base model)) is from the late 80s/early 90s, bought used around 95.

    My Hohner fretless is from the 90s, bought used in 97 or so.

    My Fenix Jazz 5 is from the late 90s also.
     
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I have several from the 80's and several from the 90's. My first two were from the 70's.
     
  4. craigers2

    craigers2

    Sep 26, 2001
    Cleveland
    my main bass is a 90's sadowsky.

    i also own a '66 P-Bass and a '65 Gibson EB-0.
     
  5. LarryJ

    LarryJ banned

    Dec 12, 1999
    Encino, CA (LA)
    '69 P-Bass (none better)
    '84 Aria Pro II CSB-IV
    '97 Rick Turner Renaissance Fretless
    '99 Sterling

    2002 - ???????????
     
  6. '97 Lakland 55-94 Standard
    '01 Fender Active Jazz Bass
     
  7. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Here's a quote from the email I got from Mike Tobias about my Tobias Classic V #1274 :

    "The bass was built towards the end of 1990 and is on the first year of Tobias being owned by Gibson, however, it was NOT built in Nashville and WAS built my original crew. You got a good one Enjoy it!"
     
  8. DanGouge

    DanGouge

    May 25, 2000
    Canada!
    I'm afraid to ask over there!
     
  9. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    I got a bass from 98', 99' and my Ray i got over this past summer. its a 2001 ;)
     
  10. My unidentifyed Washburn is from 1980
    My Sammick is from the -90s
    My Spector is from 1998
    My new love, Peavey Cirrus is from 200x?
     
  11. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    All my basses are 20 years and older!
     
  12. zombywoof5050

    zombywoof5050

    Dec 20, 2001
    My Wal was made for me in 1985.
    My '62 RI Jazz was made in 1989.
     
  13. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    A '98, and a '01
     
  14. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I bought mine new in 1995. I guess that makes it about 7-years-old.

    Do basses eat birthday cake?
     
  15. shawnc

    shawnc

    Apr 16, 2002
    California
    I have a '72 Telecaster Bass, a '74 EB-4 and a '99 Jazz Bass.
     
  16. Mine vary a bit but my main basses are my G&Ls and all 3 are late '90's instruments. My Peavey Axcellerator is '90's. My Godin may be a 1999 or very early 2000, while my Gibsons are both '70's basses.
     
  17. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    If you (like I) bought it at JAM for 9999 kr, I'm 99% sure it's a '99 - eh, 2001 I mean. :D
     
  18. CamMcIntyre

    CamMcIntyre

    Jun 6, 2000
    USA
    first bass: Fender Mexi '97 Jazz.
    DeArmond Ashbory 2000
    DeArmond Pilot Plus 5 2001. I plan on adding a 2002-2003 soon [see sig] :D
     
  19. snyderz

    snyderz

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    '76 Ric
    '79 P
    '95 '75 RI J
    '96 Warwick SSI
    '00 Stingray 4
    '00 Stingray 5

    Doc
     
  20. I only have one, she's called Amanda and she's around about 1 year old now :)