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Tech questionnaire, please fill it in!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Tom Crofts, Nov 2, 2002.


  1. Tom Crofts

    Tom Crofts

    Mar 15, 2001
    Hey there, you probably don't remember but I did the same kind of thing last year for my speaker cabinet. If you have a minute to spare then could you please fill out this questionnaire, just put an x next to the answer. It's for my A-Level Tech coursework so please do if you have time. Thanks.

    Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under
    › 17-25
    › 26-35
    › 36-45
    › 46 and over

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes
    › No

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk
    › Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes
    › No

    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    › A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    › Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag
    › Hard case
    › Other _______________________

    8. Can you fit everything you need (i.e. cables, tuner, strings etc) into your chosen transport method?

    › Yes
    › No


    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34"
    › 35"
    › 36"
    › Other -

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4
    › 5
    › 6
    › 7
    › 8
     
  2. Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 17-25

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Used to.

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › I went by bus and then walked.

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes

    5. Where do you practice?

    › A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes, I can fit everything in my gig bag.

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Weight

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34"

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4
     
  3. 1. How old are you?

    › 17-25

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes, I did

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Car

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes, several

    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    › A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Car

    7. What do you transport your bass in?

    › Hard case

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Other: durrability and functionality

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Other: durrability and functionality

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Other: durrability and functionality

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34" or less, or 34", 35"

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4 or 5
     
  4. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    You should edit question nr. 8. :)

    That said...
    -----------------------------------------

    Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under
    › 17-25
    › 26-35
    X 36-45
    › 46 and over

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    X Yes (a few, many years ago)
    › No

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk
    X Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    4. Do you play in a band?

    X Yes (Two, actually)
    › No

    5. Where do you practice?

    X Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    X A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    X Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    X Gig bag
    X Hard case
    › Other _______________________

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes
    X No (I always have a separate bag)

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    X Weight
    X Other (I like soft bags in general, they don't leave marks in the car or on other gear)

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    X Other (I use the hard case for better protection when the basses are mixed with other stuff in a van or truck or when someone else but me does the transporting)

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    X 34"
    X 35"
    › 36"
    X Other 42" (EUB)

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    X 4
    X 5
    › 6
    › 7
    › 8
     
  5. Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 17-25. (I lost count after 10).


    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk (It rains a lot, but pretty girls like sharing umbrellas.)

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › No (I wish- I need to so I can get better, but time's limited right now).

    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house (well, dorm, but it's where I live)

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Other- I just remove it from its stand.

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag


    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › No- My tuner goes into my pocket.

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Availability

    › Other- It came with my bass, and since I don't travel much with it or gig, I don't need to drop money on a case yet.

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    I don't.

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34" on my Fender
    18" on the Ashbory for traveling.

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4
     
  6. Benbass

    Benbass

    Jan 28, 2002
    Kansas
    Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under
    › 17-25
    X 26-35
    › 36-45
    › 46 and over

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes
    › No

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk
    X Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    4. Do you play in a band?

    X Yes
    › No

    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    X A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    X Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag
    X Hard case
    › Other _______________________

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes
    X No

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    X Other __Keeps my bass safe__

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34"
    X 35"
    › 36"
    › Other -

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4
    X 5
    › 6
    › 7
    › 8
     
  7. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under
    › 17-25 x
    › 26-35
    › 36-45
    › 46 and over

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes
    › No x

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes
    › No x (I don't play *bass* in a band, that is)

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag x
    › Hard case
    › Other _______________________

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes x
    › No

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price x
    › Looks
    › Availability x
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34" x
    › 35"
    › 36"
    › Other -

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4 x
    › 5
    › 6
    › 7
    › 8
     
  8. Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 17-25


    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Bus

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes

    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    › A practice room

    (all of them - we practise as much as we can.)

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    › Car
    › Bus

    (whichever is cheapest usually)

    7. What do you transport your bass in?

    › Other - soft case, not gig bag.

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes, a separate bag in necessary.

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34"

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4
     
  9. Tom Crofts

    Tom Crofts

    Mar 15, 2001
    oops, me and my unanswerable question...

    Ah well, you all seem to be coping with it quite well. I'll leave you to it.

    But yeah, no means a separate bag, yes means it al goes in the same thing. :D
     
  10. CamMcIntyre

    CamMcIntyre

    Jun 6, 2000
    USA
    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under


    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes


    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk or drive in my car



    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes


    5. Where do you practice?

    › Your house


    6. How do you get your bass to practices?


    › Car


    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Hard case

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes



    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    other-school bands really need a safe way to transport it.
    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    › 34"
    42 & 18.

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    › 4 &
    › 5
     
  11. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
     
  12. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    1. How old are you?

    › 16 or under
    › 17-25
    X 26-35
    › 36-45
    › 46 and over

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes
    X No

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    › Walk
    › Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes
    X No

    5. Where do you practice?

    X Your house
    › Another band member’s house
    › A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    X Car
    › Bus
    › Train

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag
    X Hard case
    › Other _______________________

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    X Yes
    › No

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    X I can fit everything into my case, but prefer not to.

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    X Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    X Protection, man!

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Price
    › Looks
    › Availability
    › Weight
    › Other _________________________

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    X 34"
    › 35"
    › 36"
    › Other -

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    X 4
    › 5
    › 6
    › 7
    › 8
     
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  14. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    If you answer "no" that technically means you can't fit cables, tuner, strings, etc. in your case and there is no need for a separate bag. Therefore, everyone should probably be answering yes, unless i am wrong.
     
  15. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    › 17-25 (20)

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    › Yes


    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?

    Walk (its in the conservatory)



    4. Do you play in a band?

    › Yes


    5. Where do you practice?

    a studio

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    › Walk
    › Car


    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    › Yes

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.


    › Weight
    › Other _2basses one bag


    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.


    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.



    12. What is the scale length of your bass?


    › 35"


    13. How many strings does your bass have?


    › 5
    ]
     
  16. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
     
  17. beermonkey

    beermonkey

    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    Questionnaire for bassists

    1. How old are you?

    26-35

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons? If not go to question 4.

    No, not currently.

    4. Do you play in a band?

    Yes

    5. Where do you practice?

    My house & A practice room

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?

    Car

    7. What do you transport your bass in?

    Hard case

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?

    Yes

    9. If you use a gig bag, why? You may tick more than one box.

    Don't use a gig bag

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    › Other: protects my instruments better than a gig bag. All my basses have hard cases.

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    N/A

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?

    fretless is 34"
    fretted is 35"

    13. How many strings does your bass have?

    fretless has 4
    fretted has 5
     
  18. leanne

    leanne

    May 29, 2002
    Rochester, NY
    1. How old are you?
    > 26-35

    2. Do you have bass guitar lessons
    › Yes

    3. How do you get your bass to lessons?
    › Car

    4. Do you play in a band?
    › No

    5. Where do you practice?
    › My house

    6. How do you get your bass to practices?
    › Car

    7. What do you transport your bass in?
    › Gig bag

    8. Can you fit cables, tuner, strings etc into your chosen transport method or is a separate bag/case necessary?
    › Yes, it all fits.

    9. If you use a gig bag, why?
    › Weight
    › Other - easier & more comfortable to carry, lots of room, thick and durable

    10. If you use a hard case, why? You may tick more than one box.

    11. If you use something else to transport your bass, why? You may tick more than one box.

    12. What is the scale length of your bass?
    › 34"

    13. How many strings does your bass have?
    › 4
     
  19. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
     
  20. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland