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So, What's the Official TalkBass Player's Vehicle?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by doc540, Aug 17, 2003.

  1. doc540


    Jul 28, 2003
    Beaumont, Texas
    I haven't been here long or read a ton of threads, but it seems like the VW Jetta might be the most common form of bass gear transportation.

    Hmmmmmmmm....maybe this calls for a poll!

  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Around here it used to be either VW Passat or Mercedes 200 D hatchback[?](/8 or W123).
    All bought used of course - or a VW Golf.
  3. sobie18


    May 5, 2002
    Shaw AFB, SC
    Just like the Dodge Shadow...

    I fit a 410 in the back seat along with a 6-space SKB rack. One bass behind the seat (or stack another on top for a spare) and gig bag on top of the rack. Front seat gets a 115 cab with additional front seat floor space. And I haven't even used the trunk/hatchback yet...

    Or, I can fold down the back seat and fit my Ampeg 810 back there...She's been with me since '93 and with 164,000 miles, she's been great to me...
  4. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    '88 Honda Accord DX. 130k miles, runs great. I can fit my 4x10, rack, and basses in the back seat, which leaves room for a passenger up front and a couple in the trunk.
  5. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I dunno, my bro just got a Dodge Shadow (today, actually!) and I agree with Sobie. I'd bet I could fit 2 Eden 410XLTs in the back with the rear seat folded down (along with what Sobie said)
  6. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Quit buying 2-seater sports cars, (what's left of them :rolleyes: ) and got a PT Cruiser a month ago.

    With 32 ways to configure the interior, it fits all my gear with room to spare -

  7. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    i can get two basses, an eden metro, an eden d115xlt and a hartke 410xl in the back of my mazda protege 5 and still carry a passenger
  8. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000
    My 2001 F-150 SuperCrew holds a heckuva lot of gear with the rear seat folded down. My Sunn 215 head, 300T amp, and bass will all fit back there with room to spare, and for those of you who have or have seen a 300T and 215, that is a major feat!! If I were to add a tonneau cover to the bed, I guarantee I could haul the entire band's equipment:D
  9. 97 Ford Mustang. I can't fit anything it it hardly, just heads and instruments. Usually when i'm in a band we don't use my car since it doesn't hold jack :D

    Oh, and heres a picture
  10. Gard


    Mar 31, 2000
    WInter Garden, FL
    '93 Honda Civic, red, no a/c, no stereo.

    But, I can get my whole rig - 410, 210, 4 space rack, 2 EBG's, an EUB, assorted small PA or percussion gear, and a passenger in the car, and it gets 35+ mpg.

    Gettin' the a/c fixed next week! wOOt! :D
  11. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    woot indeed.
  12. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    2000 Nissan Xterra. Denim blue.

    brad cook
  13. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    2002 hyundai sante fe

    the pinacle of korean craftmanship

  14. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Well here are mine:
    99 Ford ranger 4x4 (everyday ride)
    93 Chevy S-10 w/44,000 original miles
    72 Z28 split bumper (one mean mother)
    14 yr. old Big wheel (a little tough to pedal now):p
  15. cjgallen


    Oct 19, 2001
    VW Beetle. Gotta take out the passenger seat to fit my 1x15.


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    well hopefully ill soon have a honda element :D
  17. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    For small gigs, my wife's Kia Sportage. For big ones, my Chrysler Grand Voyager.
  18. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
  19. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000

    Very nice [​IMG]

    I'll get a pic of mine up tomorrow. I just waxed her, so she's shinin' like da sun:D
  20. I.'.I.'.Nakoa

    I.'.I.'.Nakoa Guest

    Aug 10, 2000
    Fort Worth.
    Heres mine. Lincoln towncar. I can fit my 4x12 in the back seat and still have room for a passenger. :D[​IMG]