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So I asked my wife what the best bass for metal was....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by capnsandwich, Apr 17, 2010.


  1. At first she said "an Ebay bass," but I had to have her be more specific so last night, after the 20th time of me asking her, she said a P Bass.

    So, what did your wife/girlfriend say when you asked her what the best bass for metal was?
     
  2. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    Know's her business, so she does. P ftw.
     
  3. Nashrakh

    Nashrakh

    Aug 16, 2008
    Hamburg, Germany
    lol. The title made me think this was a Bass Humor thread.

    Anyway... guess she couldn't tell a Warwick from a Steinberger, so better not ask...
     
  4. Ask anyway. She may know more than you think.
     
  5. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Mine friggin asked what the difference between a bass and a guitar was!
     
  6. Cannabass

    Cannabass

    Jan 22, 2010
    hehe
     
  7. At my first date with any girl I would (and do) start by making it clear that I play the bass and not the (usual) guitar.
    Right now I'm single, so guess I'll post again later :p

    Wait, this IS turning into a Bass Humor thread.
     
  8. Yeah, maybe the mods may want to move it. I put it here because this is where all the other "best bass for metal" threads are.
     
  9. WalterBush

    WalterBush

    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    My wife says that it's whatever bass I chose to bring to the gig :)
     
  10. BobWestbrook

    BobWestbrook Mr.

    Mar 13, 2006
    Philly suburb
    I just asked my wife, and she said, "A Fender."
     
  11. Nedmundo

    Nedmundo Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2005
    Philadelphia
    My wife would probably decide based on color. I'll ask her later, but I bet she'll say "the blue one." That would be my G&L L-1500, not a bad choice at all!
     
  12. snyderz

    snyderz

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Mine said " A copper base is best, as it distributes the heat better. A stainless base is OK, but copper is best".
     
  13. FunkMetalBass

    FunkMetalBass

    Aug 5, 2005
    Phoenix, Arizona 85029
    Endorsing Artist: J.C. Basses
    My girlfriend said, "I'll call you back in a few hours. I'm trying to sleep. It's 7:00 am on a Saturday morning, a-hole."

    :D

    She's a keeper.
     
  14. Awesome! She sure is a keeper.

    I woke my wife up after the Coyotes/Red Wings game and asked her. She told me P Bass I think just to shut me up.
     
  15. Kromwarp

    Kromwarp

    Sep 16, 2008
    Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Master Luthier: Ironclad Bass Guitars
    Never asked mine
     
  16. FunkMetalBass

    FunkMetalBass

    Aug 5, 2005
    Phoenix, Arizona 85029
    Endorsing Artist: J.C. Basses
    I called her again and she sent it to voicemail. Just got a response text that said "idk why you're asking me."

    She's so close to an actual answer!
     
  17. I'll ask mine when she gets home. I bet she says P-bass, because she knows I don't have one. She saw a guy with one that was the same color scheme as my J. I told her it was a P bass. Now to her every bass that isn't mine is a P. She has underwear with guitars on them, she said they were basses. I argued "no, those are hollow body guitars," to which she said, "they're P-basses!"
     
  18. Mine MADE me buy a Warwick Corvette $$! I'm not kiddin'!
     
  19. Kipaste

    Kipaste

    Jun 27, 2006
    Helsinki, Finland
    Hmm.. I got the answer "who the hell cares?"
     
  20. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Thats funny as hell!!! haha classic!
     

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