Your favorite bass that you can't afford?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tfunked, Jul 6, 2004.

  1. Tfunked


    Dec 30, 2003
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Warwick Dolphin SN (or Neck Through)
    MM Bongo
    Vintage Jazz or P
    Status Mark King Sig
    Conklin Custom
    and many others

    But I have found "my" bass and wouldn't ever need those basses, but I wouldn't mind owning some of those at one time or another.
  3. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Get set.....


  4. seansbrew

    seansbrew Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    Fodera, any of them. :eyebrow:
  5. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Basslab Standard in black :crying: [​IMG]
  6. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Wow.. That's a beautiful bass CB!!
  7. lo-freq

    lo-freq aka UFO

    Jan 19, 2003
    The Republic of Texas
    At the moment I can't afford any of these and I'm very torn between them.
    Maybe someday.

    Nordstrand SC-5, Benavente SC-5B, Benavente Vortex, or Benavente Vintage Vortex.

    I'd like to have one (or both) of these builders to put together a fretted and fretless neo-'Roscoe Beck 5' with active preamp and active/passive switch. Two volume controls, three band tone controls, and a three-way (parallel, single-coil, series) switch for each dual coil pickup. Possibly an RMC piezo on one or both with its own volume control.

    Would that be cool or what?
  8. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    :crying: :crying: :crying:

    That is THE bass at the top of my GAS list. ;)
  9. fatbassjazzer


    Feb 27, 2004
    Definitly a Pedulla Hexabuzz. I want one so bad, but its got a pretty hefty price tag.
  10. jammadave

    jammadave Rudderless ship Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    well, thanks to the basses i already have, I can barely afford *any* more at this point. The Modulus will have to go byebye to help offset the cost of the Stambaugh I'm ordering, but not until it arrives in several months.
  11. Eyescream


    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    I can't afford any of them, but my favorite right now (probably because I've played it most recently) is a fretless 5 string Warwick Corvette. That was a lot of fun to play. Next runner up is a fretted version of that same bass.

    I got simple tastes. What can I say?
  12. A Ken Smith 7!! Just a little too heavy (in co$t) for me...
  13. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    With a 13-day old son, I couldn't afford a new set of strings let alone a new bass...
  14. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Ditto, i cant afford strings because i dont have a job.

    I want a Warwick Thumb (bolt on) but i cant afford it. Hopefully i can by the end of next summer.
  15. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    I'm in the same boat.

    I just want something nice...doesn't have to be really expensive...there is a Highway 1 Jazz at a local's calling my name.
  16. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Ritter, definitely.


    Sep 13, 2000
    Los Angeles, CA
    This is what I want.
    Warwick Thumb Bleached Blonde
  18. well, im still young, so i have a big imagination.
    -roscoe skb 3007
    -conklin sidewinder 7
    -warwick thumb bolt on wideneck 6
    -sadowsky cintage jazz bass fiver
    -fodera monarch
  19. I want a Carl Thompson.

    But I've never played one before. So I'll be happy with my Geddy (once it gets here) and my TBC.