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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by relman, Jan 20, 2001.


  1. Here's the deal: I need to know (tonewise): what guitar would compliment a Fender P AND a Stingray?
     
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Strats, most probably.



    I can't think of a guitar that would totally sound like crap next to either of these basses, though.



    Will C.:cool:
     
  3. yeah definitly a strat or something like it

    i use a p-bass and it goes quite nicely with my guitarists american standard strat
     
  4. virtual.ray

    virtual.ray

    Oct 25, 2000
    I have a Strat style(read clone) guitar made bySchecter in the 80's and it has EMG active single coil PU's,which have a wider frequency response than passive Strat PU's.I don't have a Sting Ray but I would think that this guitar would compliment the sound of one nicely.
     
  5. well, i forgot to include this, but my g##t#r#st has had problems w/strats, so he's not too into them...
     
  6. My previous guitarists played PRS's(The McCarty Model) and Les Pauls.Of course one guy played through a Triple Rectifier and the other had a Fender/Sunn half stack.
     
  7. rllefebv

    rllefebv

    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    I think that these two styles of bass have been played probably more or less successfully with every kind of guitar.

    -robert
     
  8. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Exactly, Robert. I've heard Teisco Del Rays sound great. It's really, really, not the guitar...
     
  9. Schecter Hellcat.
     
  10. Nails

    Nails

    Jun 4, 2000
    Austin, Tejas
    Les Paul. But then again, I just love Les Pauls so I'm quite biased.
     
  11. war_n_peace

    war_n_peace

    Aug 9, 2006
    USA
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    +1:cool:
     
  12. +1

    anything you want should work just fine :)
     
  13. jimb213

    jimb213

    Nov 2, 2005
    Austin, TX
    that's a wonderful picture! I looooove pictures with a shallow depth of focus like that.

    But yeah, I kinda think those basses are really versatile; I've seen 'em both in almost every genre/situation. So I'm sure any guitar would sound good with 'em.
     
  14. TheJimster

    TheJimster

    Feb 21, 2006
    Pensacola, FL
    Defintely Les Paul
     
  15. JanusZarate

    JanusZarate Low End Avenger Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2006
    San Francisco, CA, USA
    Gibson stuff would compliment either bass nicely (+1 on the Les Paul!).

    Of course, the type of amp being used is a factor as well...
     
  16. jwl

    jwl

    Jan 25, 2005
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    you can use any guitar with those two basses. it's all in the mix. peace, jeff
     
  17. joebingo

    joebingo

    Aug 23, 2006
    London, UK
    an ibanez RG, but it all really depends on the type of music!
     
  18. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Holy Stale Thread Batman.
     
  19. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    HH or HSS Strat
     
  20. +1