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Old 2003-01-23, 02:39
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Could you guys help?

I dont own my own bass yet but Im thinking of buying one. Could you recommend some good ones?

The other thing. I saw one dude playing two-string bass. What do you think about that. I actually would like one like it but do you get one unles making a custom order?

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Old 2003-01-23, 02:46
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haha why would you get a 2 string? that just sucks man, you'll have less tonal range and you bassing would sound really dull.

good basses are Ibanez, ESP, Musicman, Warwick, Dean, etc....

for metal Ibanez and ESP are pretty neat, but the better models can get quite expensive.
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Old 2003-01-23, 11:58
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Try at first the cheap models of ibanez and yamaha.
They're quite good for the beginning. Ic can't imagine you'd like to start with an high-end-bass.

I heard "Dean" makes good basses, too.
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Old 2003-01-23, 12:13
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get a "real" 4 stringes, Yamaha, ESP or Ibanez (like def-ex said)
go to the stores and play, but dont get a superexpensive model to start
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Old 2003-01-23, 13:09
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Haha , a 2 string bass, i wanna see how thin the neck is on that, haha


But yeah just play around on the basses in a guitar/bass shop and just try and suss out which one feels the best with you.

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Old 2003-01-24, 03:22
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Yeah, Its the bassist of D.A.D, Stig Pedersen who plays that bass. The neck is actually quite thin... Ive seen it live... God I love that band!!
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Old 2003-01-24, 16:42
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if you want a bass with 2 strings, remove the 2 highs (D & G)
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Old 2003-01-25, 08:20
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that would make you look like one gay-ass bassist
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Old 2003-01-25, 11:37
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Cavalera, i think, had also just three strings on his guitar.
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Old 2003-01-25, 12:37
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he had 4 becuase he was too lazy to re-string them
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Old 2003-01-25, 14:54
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Yeah, I've seen some guys who just use three-strings, I think it's pretty neat. I think you would need to custom order a 2-stringed (or buy one second hand) because I haven;t seen one yet. But I would recommend that you start off with a 4 stringed bass then go to a 2-stringed one, so that way you won't be a stupid, uneducated loser who plays a two stringed bass.

Anyways, need a cheap guitar? This calls for... WAL-MART!!!
They have cheap guitars and basses, that come with their own amp and accessories.
It's call like "first class" or "class act". I forget.

Ibanez has some cheap basses. They're like the GSR 200 and 100. Or you could buy a beginners pack from them (and they still use one of the cheap ones.) In the United States, the GSR's are pretty cheap, like 204$, but in most of the local shops they always seem to be on discount for around 189$ and below. They use agathis wood instead of basswood. (which I think is a plus)

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Old 2003-01-26, 13:39
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I saw a real 3string bass. I think i posted already a pic of it here.
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Old 2003-01-26, 13:47
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haha, yeah, I think I've seen that one!

I think a bass with less than 4 strings is gay, I use all the strings I've got on my bass, lol, even on ,my 5 string. so....

max cavalera uses 4 strings, he doesn't use the highest 2 strings for his trashing.
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Old 2003-01-27, 06:14
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Ay, danke melloneamin. I think Ill get an Ibanez.

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Old 2003-01-27, 14:17
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i did the search.

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Old 2003-01-28, 20:15
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MetalPoldi, I'm not sure if that last post of yours was offensive, frankly because I didn't understand what you said, but I'm gonna be getting rid of it and a few others that were here.

I'm gonna start killin threads if you guys don't stay on topic.
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Old 2003-01-28, 22:05
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IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A CHEAP BASS LOOK FOR LOTUS. THEY ARE RELATIVELY CHEAP AND THEY PLAY PRETTY WELL.


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Old 2003-01-31, 19:26
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Good Basses

I've got a Fernandez Burny, and although it's no Rickenbacker it's got really fuckin good sustain. And in response to prior posts, Ibanez and Fender basses are nothing but shitty cardboard cutouts of a single model. They're cheap for a reason.
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Old 2003-02-07, 23:11
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yeah moryano, you really don't have to go for the big name basses for your first one

heh, my first bass was 100 bucks, and i sounds great, and even today i like it better then some of the top company basses

just something to think about
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