Inexpensive hollowbody bass

Discussion in 'Bass Area; The Bottom Line' started by Figaro, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Figaro

    Figaro Supporting Member

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    I'm thinking of getting an inexpensive (under $500) hollowbody bass. I have a Squire Classic Vibe Jazz bass but looking for something different. Recommendations and opinions appeciated.
     
  2. Fenderkid67

    Fenderkid67 Member

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    a used ibanez artcore bass
     
  3. MattK

    MattK Member

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    I second that. I played a long-scale Artcore hollowbody bass for like an hour at Guitar Center once. lol. It was pretty nice as I recall.
     
  4. fisticuffs

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    Hagstrom Viking. I haven't pulled the trigger yet but did play one in their booth at NAMM.
     
  5. Bassomatic

    Bassomatic Silver Supporting Member

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    I sold mine and regret it. Get one w the mini hums, not the MM style (imo).

    Epi Woody also a decent choice.

    As is the cheapo Hofner.
     
  6. nealpolitan

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    Danelectro or a used Epi Jack Casady (might have to look for a while to find one < 500).
     
  7. jamsk

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    My Artcore AFB200 with coated roundwounds is my favorite bass. Not easy to find used. You might also look for an older Japanese made hollowbody on eBay.
     
  8. Endr_rpm

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    No idea how they play but rondo has a 335 style semi hollow up now.
     

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