whats the most uve ever spent on a bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fishbrain, Jul 22, 2001.

  1. under £200

    4 vote(s)
  2. £201 - £300

    7 vote(s)
  3. £301 - £400

    8 vote(s)
  4. £401 - £500

    5 vote(s)
  5. £501 - £600

    2 vote(s)
  6. £601 - £700

    5 vote(s)
  7. £701 - £800

    4 vote(s)
  8. £801 - £900

    6 vote(s)
  9. £901 - £1500

    9 vote(s)
  10. £1501 +

    20 vote(s)
  1. Fishbrain


    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
  2. RedGrange


    Jun 11, 2000
    Springfield, IL
    You should have put the exchange rate, since you didn't do the poll in american dollars....

    A pound is a measure or weight, not a monetary unit! j/k

    Long live the slug!
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    500 Euro :D

    It was 2nd hand. Neck-thru maple neck, ebony fretboard, maple body, rosewood top, bartolini soaps. NICE!!!
  4. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    No. I read.
  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I can't vote because I don't know the excnange rate but the most I ever spent on a bass is $3055.00 for my sadowsky & second was close to $2800 for my Spector NS-4.
  6. The exchange rate (at the moment according to MSN money central) is 1.42 dollars to the pound. So your basses were £2182 and £2000 respectively. Seeing as I am only 15 my max. of £300 seems quite good to me.
  7. FunkSlapRumblefish

    FunkSlapRumblefish Guest

    May 23, 2000
    Charlotte, NC
    So far, the most I've spent is about £849, which isn't too pitiful for my age (17...or 16... actually ..15 ;) ). but I doubt I'll spend more than that on a bass in the near future, unless I can soak out the cash from my family at Christmas :D.

  8. Yes, parents are a good source of money. Now I'm working on a drum kit. Then I can have all the equipment for a band in my garage. I do actually play the drums to. My parents keep suggesting something called a "JOB", but I'm yet to find out what it is.
  9. Fishbrain


    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
    (p)perfectionist :p
  10. You don't know what a job is either? At least I'm not the only one.

    And the most I spent on a bass is a whopping $220... Canadian. So thats gotta be like what... 5 or 6 bucks American? And I didn't even buy it, my mom did, and it was used and it was my first bass... and my only one for that matter.
  11. The most I spent on a bass was $1300 after tax and all of that fun stuff for my Warwick.
  12. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    $500 on my brand new MIA P-bass. That was my first real bass.
  13. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    About 2,654,800.00 CLP* for that Rob Allen double.

    *CLP = Chilean Peso :p

    Click here, have fun :D
  14. gweimer


    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    The most I ever spent was $750 on a brand new 1976 Gibson Thunderbird RI. Next was $650 for my Epiphone, and the rest come in at under $500.
  15. most i spent on a bass.... $300.... most i spent on a guitar... about $2,000 (after tax)
  16. fl 1395,- on my EDC705

    that's $ 525 for y'all american ppl :)
  17. I paid $562 Canadian ($364US)after tax for my Yamaha RBX765A. That was after the price was cut from $1000($648US) to $600($388US) and after I traded in my Squire Bronco. I think I got a pretty good deal. That's about 256£ for the final price for your poll.
  18. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL

    methinks your priorities are questionable...
  19. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    you don't want to know. i promise.
  20. yawnsie


    Apr 11, 2000
    Well, the most I spent was a whopping 751,026.71 XAF (Communauté Africaine Financière Francs) - the only problem was that I had to go to Mali for the bass. If you're really bored at work, see if you can work out how much I paying in Sterling. ;)