Re: new bass


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Posted by Datsgor on October 30, 2001 at 19:08:27:

In Reply to: new bass posted by D Rock on October 30, 2001 at 16:31:31:

: i live in halifax (canada) and i'm lookin for a new bass but musicstop and a coupla of other places are 90% guitars and 10% bass...anyone know a place? and also...i ahve about 200 to 300 dollars (canadian...which is like..120 or 220 american) to spend..what kinds of basses should i look at..you know i'm poor cuz right now i have a peavy milestone 2...haha

Hey, I was just looking on samash.com, and they have a Squier Affinity P-Bass for 169.00. Now before anybody tells you what a hunk of crap this bass is, let me tell you I bought one(granted, it was only cause I needed a body and 169. for a painted body is a pretty good deal)anyway, the hardware is cheap, the fretwork is sloppy and the pickups are crap...BUT, those are compared to my standards, overall for the price, I was impressed by the general utilitarian bassic Bass that it is. in time a new set of pickups, and maybe a beefier bridge...maybe even a Warmoth neck or such.....but that is with time, for now it aint that bad. For now it will get you into a P-Bass for cheap and that can't be a bad deal. Think it over, check it out, maybe you won't be dissappointed. peace....John


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