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What Bass should i get?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ficken Chingers, Apr 5, 2009.


  1. Ficken Chingers

    Ficken Chingers

    Apr 5, 2009
    So I am having a bit of trouble picking what my next bass should be any suggestions?
    Price range : $1000
    been looking at an ESP LTD B5E, but i don't know
     
  2. What do you like? What do you have now? What kind of music do you play? It's hard for someone else to pick out a bass for you. Only you know what you like and what fits you.
     
  3. Disappear

    Disappear

    May 9, 2008
    Every single reply afterwards is just going to be a variation of that, so listen to him/her.
     
  4. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs

    eaglemoon is a she.....and VERY intuitive....I agree....listen to her....define what you want in a bass more succinctly and then we can help you.....
     
  5. Hey thanks! :D
     
  6. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    NO PROBLEMO!!!!

    You have some good instincts (I remember a few times when......):D
     
  7. Disappear

    Disappear

    May 9, 2008
    Cheers.
    To EM: pardon if I seemed rude.
     
  8. Precision
     
  9. No, not at all. People automatically assume you're male when you're on here. I'm used to it. :)
     
  10. southernrocker

    southernrocker Banned

    Apr 4, 2009
    Id say get a basic bass, such as a Fender MIM Jazz or Precision, and Modify it to your standards. It's easy to drop a lot of money trickin out a bass, but at the end you have a one-of-a-kind thump machine!
     
  11. Disappear

    Disappear

    May 9, 2008
    I did assume you were a guy but as I was writing the "he" I thought, "well, maybe it is a she".

    Nice to meet you anyways XD
     
  12. Likewise. :)
     
  13. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    OH/WV
    TB SAUSAGEFEST, FTW! Eaglemoon is by far the most helpful, serious, honest member of TB. By far.

    Yes, there are three main questions:
    1. Price Range?
    2. Genre?
    3. Styles that catch your attention?
     

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