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Your latest purchase?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Figjam, Aug 28, 2003.

  1. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    What is the last bass that you bought? How much did you buy it for, and from where? How long have you had it? How do you like it?
  2. laffman


    Jul 28, 2003
    Eastpointe, MI
    The last bass I bought was my Hamer USA B12L 12 String. Thing sounds like a grand piano. Can't be used for everything, but when you really want to fill the sonic presence of a song, this is the bass to do it with. I got it at Guitar Center in Roseville, MI for $1800.00. I'd never give it up.
  3. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    CDGT-1 by Tascam (I think that's the model number)
  4. hanales


    Jul 12, 2003
    Youngstown, OH
    Brice H something. the new 6 string. Needed a 6 string to bang around, so bought it.
    Should be here tomorrow, so we'll see how I like it.

  5. Steve Harris sig P-bass.
    I got it in an offline deal from Ebay. Paid 800$ (Canadian) for it.
    I have only had it a couple weeks...sounds great, feels great. An excellent buy.

    Im itchin for a fretless 5 string from Rondo though...so that might be a new one commin in soon...im just trying to talk myself outta it. :p
  6. Gard


    Mar 31, 2000
    WInter Garden, FL
    Lakland Standard 55-94 Tranparent Blue, maple fingerboard.


    Can't tell ya how much I paid for it...



    I love it, it's a great bass, sounds and plays incredibly.
  7. I'm going for the cheapies. Got an MTD Kingston 5 for $249 and a MIM Jazz for $200. eBay for both.
  8. Barfly


    Dec 27, 2000
    GTA, Canada
    Epiphone El Segundo acoustic/electric bass. My first foray into the Gibson arena - everything else is Fender (P + J's).

    Very comfortabe and sounds great unplugged and plugged.

    $775 CDN out the door w/hs case, strap, and extra strings.

    Strings Attached, Streetsville, Ontario, Canada.
  9. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    last night, from the Dude. Haven't even met it yet, but it's on its way:
  10. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin

    Dec 11, 1999
    Here is my latest, a MTD Saratoga 5 string. Yup, I've given in and gotten a five (although it will have a high C rather than that worthless low B ;) ). I should be getting it in a few weeks.


  11. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    F bass BN-6. I bought it for $3700CDN at Mother's Music. I have had it for about a month. I love it.


    I also am getting a JP Basses Plume Single-Cut 6, but I don't have it yet.:D

  12. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Well, here's the last thing I have purchased and received.

    Modulus Flea Bass 4 string w/Lane Poor pickup and OBP-3 Preamp. Bought online for $1000, had for two months.

    Great bass. Slap machine, very punchy. I upgraded the obp-1 it came with to an obp-3 to get treble cut and the mid control.

  13. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Here's what I just purchased and haven't received yet.

    Fender 1998 Roscoe Beck 5. $750 from Rumble Seat Music.

    It's actually going to duke it out with the Flea for the last spot in my bass 'rotation'.

    I have modern totally covered with my Warwick, Elrick and Aria. But I'm thinking I need a vintage option, hence the RB5.
  14. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    1988 Tobias Signature 6. Sold it about a month later. Awesome bass, not for me though.

  15. Milo Desmond

    Milo Desmond Guest

    Oct 13, 2002
    Salt Lake City
    Last bass I bought....

    I got a 94 MIM P w/ Basslines QP's. It's all dirty and beat up, but it sounds like an absolute monster!

    I didn't pay a dime for it. I traded my first bass cab [Hartke 410 TP] in for it. (And I got the bass cab as a birthday present from a good buddy of mine about 9 years ago.)

    However, I will be making another purchase in the next 24 hours. :)
  16. Dave Siff

    Dave Siff Supporting Member

    Here's the last bass I bought.. my Curbow Jazz. Picked it up in June of 2002. This oughta hold me for a few years..

  17. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    My latest:

    Conklin 8 string sidewinder.
  18. Ari


    Dec 6, 2001
    Geoff> your F-Bass looks nice! Do you have any sound samples?

    Last bass I bought is a JP plume Singlecut 5... looks, plays and sounds great!

  19. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    My latest Sadowsky. Paid? Can't remember. I think under 2K

  20. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    I got this Jazz V FMT in a trade with GC for two guitars:bag: ... # a little cash. I love it!! I now have 2 four strings and 2 fivers.