Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Time to buy a Bass. Please Help!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by In Flames, Jan 30, 2004.


  1. In Flames

    In Flames

    Dec 11, 2003
    Ohio
    I finally have come across some cash and I could use some input on some basses that you recommend. Please!

    I have 400 Dollars. That is pretty firm.. maybe a tiny extra.

    I would prefer 5 string. I play Metal, Hardcore etc.

    Looking for quality, construction and a good decent sound.

    I may consider certian 4 strings so.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    I've been looking at the ESP F-205 but been reading some TB reviews and they don't have much positive info... so i'm kinda stuck.
     
  2. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Yamaha comes to mind. They have excellent gear in that price range. I would also recommend Peavey, Godin, and Ibanez. Just play as many as you can and get a feel for what works for you.

    Dan