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which bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bithas, Apr 2, 2003.

  1. bithas


    Mar 30, 2003
    Ibanez BTB1000
    Gibson THunderbird
    MIA Fender delux p-bass

    what do you guys think?
  2. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Of the three I'd pick the Fender.
  3. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    I'd say Fender.. maybe cause I'm a Fender freak, but I've only played one Ibanez I've liked.. not a clue what model a friend of mine owns it... and I saw a Gibson Les Paul just tilt over off a stand and snap in half.. and I ding my basses quite a lot and nothing's been broken.. it even slammed into a cabinet's metal door knobs when it slid off a stand and went face first into the floor... and just a minor ding on it... but then again the Gibson was an electric guitar not sure how fragile their basses are...
  4. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Abuser of Thunderbird Shaped Objects. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    I'd narrow it down between the Gibson & Fender. If I was younger, I'd get the T-bird. I had one when I was younger and I loved it. But having said that...the Fender is probably the more versatile of the three IMO.
  5. Turock


    Apr 30, 2000
    A Fender is at home in almost any musical situation.
  7. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
  8. As the sun sets

    As the sun sets Guest

    Dec 10, 2002
    N. Easton, MA

    Although, I'd personally prefer the jazz over the precision.
  9. Fender
  10. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
    i say FENDER ,they reliable as hell and dollar for dollar they are the most cost efficient, go play all of them and see wich one speaks to you,
    an old bass player friend of mine told me this when i could'nt decide on wich bass to up-grade to when i wanted to make a step up from my IBANEZ GRS200
    get some info on the basses you r interested in,then play them all and you will know which one is for you when you get it in your hands,
    it will "feel" right,it will be comfortable and easy to play
    good luck
    PS you'll know it when you see it