GASing for BASS

Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by Dreadge, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. Uncle Fiesta

    Uncle Fiesta Senior Stratmaster

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    Don't forget the Rickenbacker 4001/4003 ... which is the one I'm GASsing for at the mo.
     
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  2. Dreadge

    Dreadge Strat-O-Master

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    Andertons on YouTube just put out a video dedicated to Fender Player Strats, Teles and Jaguars. Check them out.
    Too bad they didn't played any of those models with Floyd Rose and some of those Basses that will be revealed.
     
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    Twelve8 Strat-O-Master

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  4. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Mod admin Staff Member Silver Member

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  5. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too.

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    I think a Ric’s gonna be well out of the OP’s price range though.
     
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    johnnymg Most Honored Senior Member

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    That headstock looks as big as the body. :whistling:
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    I wish they came in cooler colors... I know, I know, but aesthetics matter...Maybe w/ different pickguards, but still...
     
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  9. ChukkerNation

    ChukkerNation Senior Stratmaster

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    I picked up a 1980 Ibanez Blazer Bass. Got it for $200 on CL. Turns out these are highly respected. A lot of comparisons to Fender Basses of the same time period. Mine is the BL-700. They pop up online at GC and Musicgoround. May be worth doing a search.

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  10. Dreadge

    Dreadge Strat-O-Master

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    Ibanez Blazer series are top! I had a chance of playing the "strat" version and I really liked it.
    I think that that bass can't do wrong
     
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  11. jaybones

    jaybones Dr. Stratster

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    Don't know what the used market is like in Serbia, but I would look for a used Squier Classic Vibe jazz. If you can find one an older Squier PJ, I think they called them precision specials.

    The used CV can be found here for under $300 USD. The Squier PJ are a little more expensive and people seem to know what they have and hold on to them.

    Also agree that a bass player is always more in demand than guitar players.
     
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  12. billybuck

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    I second this. The Squier Jaguar bass special. I was wanting an inexpensive bass to fool around on and my bass player brother recommended me trying those out. He said if I didn’t like it he’d buy it, as he’d been eyeing and playing them out in the shops and he was seriously thinking about getting one. Well I’ve decided he’s not getting mine. It’s a great bass for around $250 U.S. and it’s one the best musical purchases I’ve made. I was going to eventually move up to maybe a Fender standard bass but after playing a few recently I didn’t find them to be all that much better than the Squier, especially at my current skill level on a bass. Bottom line I think it’s a great bass to start out on for not a lot cash.