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The link thread

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by canary, Jun 18, 2004.


  1. canary

    canary

    Jun 1, 2004
    Could anyone tell me what they think is the best website for:

    Bass guitars? (wide range etc)
    Bass guitar reviews?
    Bass guitar online shops or shop websites?
    Overall Bass guitar websites?
     
  2. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
  3. DougP

    DougP

    Sep 4, 2001
    i am not going to start a war by saying what is best, but i'll tell you what i have been using as resources.

    first and foremost...talkbass.com

    harmony central has a ton of user reviews on almost everything.

    bgra.net has good reviews as well.

    looking at individual manufacturers websites help a lot and most have forums or message boards.

    basstasters is great, their review selection is growing

    for shopping, i use bass central and bassnw to see a wide selection of great gear quickly. once i find something i like i check out the manufacturers website.
     
  4. tim99

    tim99 Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2003
  5. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
  6. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Best site to buy from is The Groove Shoppe . They stock the cream of the cream of the crop, and their customer service is beyond compare. David Beasley's knowledge of basses is unsurpassed IMO, and you will get the best instrument for your money.
     
  7. Scot

    Scot Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2004
    Pacifica, CA, USA
    I wouldn't say which is the "best" anything. I recently found http://www.basstasters.com. They have sound files you can download of things like bass preamps and strings. I think one of the founders is a TB'er.

    -Scot
     
  8. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    You should probably qualify that as not everyone here is interested in buying a boutique or multi-thousand dollar bass. Perhaps that's a good site for that particular niche?
     
  9. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    I don't see anyone else qualifying their recommendations, why should it only apply to myself?
     
  10. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    nor did the original poster ask for any qualification, so none of us should :bassist:
     
  11. McHack

    McHack

    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Yea, actually, just for clarities sake, lets revisit the original question. Shall we?


    I was originally wrong,, its actually: www.bass4tards.com

    :hyper:
     
  12. Joelc73

    Joelc73 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2000
    New York
    Originally Posted by Jared Morante

    Best site to buy from is The Groove Shoppe . They stock the cream of the cream of the crop, and their customer service is beyond compare. David Beasley's knowledge of basses is unsurpassed IMO, and you will get the best instrument for your money.

    Just for the record, while we do absolutely carry ultra high-end gear we also carry some gear that is fairly attainable. I take a tremendous amount of pride in making sure that we're positioned accurately and fairly in the marketplace and I want to make sure that we're not coming across as too "elitist" - as your post somewhat implies.
     
  13. i like that post..heres mine
    www.kubicki.com <-- BUY BUY!
    www.benaventeguitars.com <--hoping to buy
    www.swrsound.com <--Yes sir please i would like an 8004 and goliath III
    www.stuarthamm.net <--Mandatory Reading
    www.mingusmingusmingus.com <--Mandatory Reading
    www.vai.com <-- Check out the machines section and steve's guitars, a small selection (around 200) of vai's personal collection
     
  14. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    Why yes I am! That's my disturbing picture at the top.

    and don't forget the dude's site: www.vintagebass.com
     
  15. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Renamed and moved...
     

  16. Why did you show me that link?!?!?! GAS CENTRAL!!!!