What is the best 4 string bass you can buy?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 4stringthing, May 16, 2001.

  1. Lovebown


    Jan 6, 2001
    If we knew the answer to that we'd probably all have it by now. It's a matter of taste.

  2. Good lord there are soooo many answers to this.... it all depends on a bunch of things. Style, personal preference, cost... etc
  3. I would choose a Stingray or a Sterling. IMO. It really depends on your style,the sound you want,and your buget. The best one is the one that is best for you.
  4. MJB


    Mar 17, 2000
    There is no best, only different.
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    One you can afford.

    Given that, the ones with the "Anti-Suck" circuitry are out of reach for most of us.
  6. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I know the answer, I just don't have the money.

  7. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    What qualities would you like to see in "the best 4-string bass you can buy"?
  8. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    It's probably going to end up being a Sadowsky, although I'm sure Lakland is comparable.
  9. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    The one that fits you!

    Your hands, your fingers, your arms, your back, your shoulders, your belly, your ear, your taste and your budget.

    That is definately the best you can buy.

    Next question, please!
  10. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
    Looking at your profile I suggest a Stingray
  11. Rock City

    Rock City

    Apr 8, 2001
    Hey Guys......Laklands are awesome! I own 2! Sadowsky's are great too but my new love is a Mike Lull Modern 4. I suggest you try one before dropping 3000.00 on a Sadowsky!
  12. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    $15,000 for your Fender? I guess that sounds about right, since my Spector's up for sale. I'm currently accepting bids starting about $450,000. I can't be flexible in the price, though, because I'm trying to buy 30 Fenders...:D:DLOL!!!

    ...no, I'm not trying to say my Spector is better than Andy's Fender. just making a joke about prices...
  13. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    I love my Salas Custom 4 which was $919!! :D.. this Salas Custom 4 can take on any other basses above $2000! I love this bass to death :D