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What Kind of Bass Guitar do you Play (Re-loaded)? BE SURE TO REVOTE!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by john turner, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. 4-string fretted

  2. 4-string fretless

  3. 5-string fretted

  4. 5-string fretless

  5. 6-string fretted

  6. 6-string fretless

  7. 7-string fretted

  8. 7-string fretless

  9. 8-string fretted (non-doubled)

  10. 8-string fretless (non-doubled)

  11. 9-string fretted

  12. 9-string fretless

  13. 10-string fretted (non-doubled)

  14. 10-string fretless (non-doubled)

  15. 11-string fretted

  16. 11-string fretless

  17. 2x and 3x course fretted (8,10,12+ (2x 4,5,6+ string) and 12,15,18+ (3x 4,5,6+ string))

  18. 2x and 3x course fretless (8,10,12+ (2x 4,5,6+ string) and 12,15,18+ (3x 4,5,6+ string))

  19. unlisted fretted/fretless (please elaborate in thread)

  20. doubleneck 7-string fretted/7-string fretless

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. I started out on a 83 Washburn force 4 string bass, then moved to a Fender 4 string P bass, then an Ibanez 4 string, and now a Carvin Kiesel 5 string....not sure the 5 string thing will stick but I like it
  2. Big Jon 71

    Big Jon 71

    Jan 10, 2018
    Not necessarily in order of ownership
    Peavey patriot -first bass. Natural/black
    Fender squire p bass mid 80’s. All black
    Fender mim 90s p bass. Red/white
    Fender 62 reissue Jazz Bass. Sunburst
    Squier Jazz bass . Ivory/white
    Peavey foundation fret less. Sunburst
    Peavey milestone 2. Sunburst/white
    Washburn status headless. Red
    Washburn Taurus t 14. Blue curly. (Still have - but want to get rid of it)
    Charvel fusion 4. Red sparkle.
    Sekova EB SG copy. Red
    Kramer Spector. Red.
    Ibanez rb850 roadstar 2. Red
    Rickenbacker 4001. White with black pickguard
    Hohner pj series p bass. White/white
    Takamine electric. Weird mini V configuration. Looked like the bat mobile.
    Yamaha bb450. Candy apple red (still have)
    Squier classic vibe p bass. Fiesta red/tortoiseshell (still have)
    Squier affinity p bass. Darkish blue/white (still have)
    Samick acoustic bass. Light Natural with f holes
    Alvarez acoustic bass. Darker Natural with cutaway and pickguard.
    Could be one or two I’m forgetting. I was always a horse trader with guitars.
  3. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    What do I play? What do I own? Well, I play what I own, but some more than others:

    1. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2013) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Natural 34-inch bought new

    (I play this one the most since it is mostly what I practice on since I keep it out all the time and doesn't need to be plugged in)

    2. Dean Exotica Quilt Ash (2015) A/E w/Aphex® Gloss Trans Black Fretless 34-inch bought new
    3. Dean Rhapsody 8 String Bubinga/Mahogany (2016) Gloss Active 34-inch bolt-on bought new
    4. Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic (2015) Maple Hollow Body Black Gloss Passive Short Scale 30.25-inch bought used
    5. Gretsch G5123B Electromatc (2011) Maple Hollow Body Trans Orange Gloss Passive Medium Scale 32-inch bought used
    6. Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 5 String (2015) Mahogany Honey Satin Active neck-thru 35-inch bought new
    7. Ibanez SRF700 Portamento Fretless (2015) Mahogany Brown Burst Flat Active neck-thru 34-inch bought used
    8. Warwick Rock Bass Corvette Basic (2015) Alder Satin Passive 32-inch bolt-on bought new
    9. Jay Turser 5 String Quilt Maple (2016) A/E w/Belcat EQ-2058 5 Band Sunburst Gloss 32-inch one of a kind bought demo
    10. Gibson SG Standard (2008) Mahogany Trans Cherry Gloss Passive 30.5-inch scale set neck bought used
    11. Gibson Les Paul Standard Oversized Body (2011) Ebony Gloss Chambered Body Passive 34-inch scale set neck bought used
    12. Ibanez AGB140-TBR-12-01 (2004) Trans Brown (Semi-hollow Body) 34-inch bought used Passive
    13. Tune TWB43-PD (2005) Oil Finish Mahoany body with Pauk Top 34-inch bolt-on bought used Active
    14. Gretsch 6073 Electrotone (2006) Burgundy Trans 30.25-inch (sealed Hollow body) bought used Passive
    15. Rickenbacker (2009) 4003 solid body Mapleglo 33.25-inch neck-thru bought used Passive
    16. Fender (2014) American Deluxe Precision 34-inch Passive/Active bolt-on bought used
    17. Ibanez (2014) AGB205 DVS 12-01 5 String Dark Violin Burst Bass Guitar 30.5-inch Passive bought used
    18. Eastwood Classic 5 (2017) (custom order 1 of 12) 30.5-inch Passive bought new
    19. Peavey T-40 34-inch passive natrual maple tobaco burst (1982) bolt-on bought used
    20. Dean Performer A/E Dean EQ-7545 Preamp Satin Natural solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch bought used (1999)
    21. Ibanez AFB200 SRD 12-04 (2008) Sunset Red (Semi-hollow Body) 30.5-inch bought used Passive
    22. Takamine GB72CE Jumbo A/E Takamine TK-40B preamp GN Maple 34-inch (2016) bought used
    23. Dean Exotica Radiant A/E Shadow P7 Preamp GN solid top Spruce/Mahogany 32-inch (2003) bought used
    24. Samick HFB490 A/E Samick preamp Archtop w/F holes Spruce/Mahogany 34-inch (1999) bought used
    25. Michael Kelly Dragonfly Quilt Maple 4 string A/E (2006) 34-inch bought demo used
    26. Dean Jeff Berlin Burled Walnut top (Czech) Barts badass II Passive 34-inch (1999) bolt-on bought used
    27. Ibanez GSRM20B Mikro Scale 28.6-inch Walnut Oil Passive P-J style PU (2017) bolt-on bought new
    28. Dean Edge Pro Active BadAss II Bridge Dean Soap Bars neck-thru Brass Nut Sunburst 34-inch (2006) bought used
    29. Kona KWB4A neck-thru Active natural hand rubbed Wilkinson Pups 34-inch (2016) bought new
    30. Ibanez Premium SR1200 Active Barts 34-inch (2011) bolt-on bought used
    31. Dillion DB-534-004 Semi-Hollow 4 string passive (2016) set neck bought new
    32. Dean Sledehammer Ash 4 String Active (2000) bolt-on bought used
    33. Ibanez AGB200 VLS 12-03 (2013) AGB200 4 String Violin Sun Burst Bass Guitar 30.25-inch Passive bought used

    Update 1-15-2018 1999 Epiphone El Capitan Black Gloss A/E bass.

    Update 3-5-2018 Dean Hardtail (2008) 4 string black neck-thru 34-inch brass nut Active EMGHZ bought used 34-inch
    New total of 35 basses.

    11 new (2 demo, 1 open box)
    24 used
    4 5 strings
    1 8 string octave
    2 fretless
    1 Mikro
    7 short scale
    5 medium scale (6 if you consider 33.25" medium)
    20 long scale (21 if you consider 33.25" long)
    1 35-inch
    9 ABG
    9 Hollow/semi-hollow
    17 Solid body
    6 neck-thru
    9 bolt-on
    20 set neck

    9 DEAN
    7 IBANEZ
    2 GIBSON
    1 FENDER
    1 PEAVEY
    1 TUNE
    1 SAMICK
    1 KONA
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2018
  4. Tom Young

    Tom Young

    Dec 21, 2017
    Greer, SC
    I have a Spector NS4, 5 string Squire P bass, and a six string Soundgear! All are fun and have fantastic, unique tones!
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  5. Hover-Rich

    Hover-Rich Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 21, 2018
    Craig, Colorado
    Hover Harness, LLC
    Hey, PixelPyrus. That is a beautiful 7 + 7 you have. I'm pretty sure I would not know where to start playing it. It would be fun to play around on, though. Quite a wonderful piece of art, too.
  6. I keep going back to the USA Geddy Lee Jazz.
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    Last edited: Feb 18, 2018
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  7. I sold the 2018 Gibson SG Std. Walnut for the Am. Pro. Jazz.
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  8. alisa


    Nov 30, 2017
    4-string fretted[​IMG]
  9. I just added this Mustang PJ.
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  10. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    love that maple neck with the lighter inlays...just gorgeous.
  11. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001

    Listed for insurance purposes?
  12. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Supporting Member

    So I can keep track! :roflmao:
  13. nilorius


    Oct 27, 2016
    Riga - Latvia
    1.Musima p-bass
    3.Fender j-bass, Mexican
    4.Fender signature Jaco j-bass (fretless)
    5.D'alessandro, custom 5 (fretless)
    6.Ibanez GWB1005 (fretless) now
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2018
  14. Jimbowhit7


    Mar 5, 2018
    1. Fender MIM P-Bass
    2. Sterling by Music Man Ray34
    3. Dean Eric Bass Signature Hillsboro
    4. Epiphone Thunderbird

    I used to play a 5-string Jazz bass, but I didn't care for it very much. I generally don't go lower than D, so I just play in Drop D (the Hillsboro is in Drop C, and the T-Bird in Drop C#, though). Might get a fretless 5-string at some point.
  15. 5'ers
    Alleva-Coppolo EUT5 Jazz
    EBMM Stingray 5
    Warwick $$5 Streamer
    Squier VM P5

    Fender AVRI 62P
    Fender RW-P
    Fender US STD Jaguar
    Fender CIJ Mustang
    EBMM Sabre
    Gibson EB4 2014
    Epiphone J.CASADY LTD ED Sig.
    Warmoth 51P
    Stentor Carved Acoustic Upright
    Azola Baby Bass EUB
  16. I work in another city and go home every couple of weeks so very minimal gear here in SoCal. I have my smaller upright and a 6 string bass that I got here because I want to get back to it since I sold my TRB in 06. It is a Japan Tune bass with 36 scale and 19 mm spacing. Stupid I thought since I do not have large hands. But I kept on playing it and now I can groove with this thing from half to 3rd position and rarely noodling up top. I am playing out 60% upright and 40% electric and the upright playing is improving my electric tone and playing

    I am looking for a 4 stringer like a good Jazz bass or an Ernie Ball.
  17. PixelPyrus


    Oct 28, 2017
    A White Standard P-Bass With Punk Stickers On It.
  18. A 4003 Jetglo.
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    Last edited: Jun 3, 2018
  19. Rojd

    Rojd Supporting Member

    May 29, 2018
    Rocky Mountains
    Ibanez Ashula
    Ibanez BTB746
    Retrovibe Zygote
  20. I play a Guild Starfire II bass that plays great and sounds amazing.


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