Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

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Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby Cheri » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:17 pm

Thinking of Buying an acoustic bass and would like to know what everyone else has or brands they're slobbering over wanting to buy... And GO! :P

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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby rinos88 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:03 pm

The next time you and Justin come over, I'll have to show you my Dean. It's a yellow, quilted maple that has a nice preamp and tuner built in. I think I still get discounts with Dean, if you end up wanting one of those.

Also, the Fender acoustic basses are awesome.
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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby Cheri » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:20 pm

Are they bulky with a thick body?

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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby rinos88 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:42 pm

The Dean is huge. The Fenders are about the same size as an acoustic 6 string.
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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby Cheri » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:55 pm

I was checking out a Washburn at work that my friend brought in, thin body and light.

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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby rinos88 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:45 pm

Hmm...... I didn't know Washburn made acoustic basses.
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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby Bassmann1968 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:21 am

I use an Ibanez for many years now and I'm very happy with it.
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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby Cheri » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:37 am

Thanks for the feedback, I will have to look at those brands as well before I decide.

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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby rinos88 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:32 pm

I did just play an Ibanez the other day that really impressed me.

From what I've been told, acoustic basses sound really great through the 1x12 cabs.
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Re: Acoustic basses~ Opinions wanted

Postby TobiasMan » Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:48 pm

Accoustic basses and 112 cabs seem to be a match made in heaven.

Something about the response of the 112 that is less crisp than a 10" and less woolly than a 15"
Feel that bottom, eh?
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