#1
I have 2 basses, their Tradition and Squier.

So I've been thinking about exploring some new brands, so if somebody could reccomend me some good brands. Nothing to expensive because I only have 2 or 300 bucks to spend.
Guitars:
-Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop Silverburst (Invader/'59)
-Fender Standard Telecaster HH Black (SH-5/'59)
-Fender Standard Stratocaster HH White (Nazgul/'59)
-Austin Guitars Les Paul Goldtop Copy (Distortion/'59)
-Ovation ApplauseAE44II Elite Black Acoustic


Amps/Cabs
-Peavey 6505+
-Peavey Stereo Chorus 2x12 Combo
-Behringer Ultracoustic ACX450 1x8 Acoustic Combo
-Marshall MX2x12 Cabinet


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#2
At that price?

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#4
ibanez is always a solid. an sr300 or equivalent would be a good step up from squier. best bet is to go down to guitar centre and try out stuff. some brands you will like others you wont.

dont buy a thunderbird
#5
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#6
You could save up and actually upgrade, rather than getting another bass that isn't.

Gear:
Fender Standard Jazz Bass
Artec Matrix Pedal Tuner
BBE Optostomp
Boss GEB 7
EHX NYC Big Muff
Ashdown MAG C410T-300
Torque T100BX
GAS-ing for:
Boss SYB5
Behringer Intelligate IG9
#7
Again, Ibanez, they are amazingly awesome, I was picked on by other bassist when I first got mine, but, now I have no idea why everyone doesn't have one. I have a hybrid bass, which puts out some of the greatest tones I've ever heard. Plus they're relatively inexpensive.
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#8
Quote by Jonnomainman
You could save up and actually upgrade, rather than getting another bass that isn't.



good idea. dont get a thinderbird....because you will come back here in 6 months and say "hey, ive got a tb, and i want a new bass, what should i get?"

save up.

get $350-$550

Ibanez SRX (or maybe a ATK)
ESP
Warwhicl Rockbass (That the 550+ end of things)
#9
Quote by MusicMan24
I have 2 basses, their Tradition and Squier.

So I've been thinking about exploring some new brands, so if somebody could reccomend me some good brands. Nothing to expensive because I only have 2 or 300 bucks to spend.


uhh Musicman?
#11
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wtf... he said around 300 bucks.



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#12
Ibanez.

I must ask, what amp are you playing?

and why not save up some more?
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#14
I personally like Traben. I'm sure you could pick up one of the inexpensive models for around 300$, although you may be better off with an Ibanez for the same price.

Some links so you can check out the prices of some of the basses mentioned(by myself and others), and the specifications:

Traben Array 4-String Bass: http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Traben-Array-4String-Bass?sku=512053

Ibanez SRX300 Electric 4-String Bass Guitar: http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-SRX300-Electric-4String-Bass-Guitar?sku=519575

Warwick RockBass: http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/RockBass-by-Warwick-Corvette-Basic-Bass?sku=519085

ESP LTD F-54 Bass Guitar: http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/ESP-LTD-F54-Bass-Guitar?sku=516181

Schecter Stiletto Extreme-4 Bass: http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Schecter-Guitar-Research-Stiletto-Extreme4-Bass?sku=528006

Just look around on some websites. You'll be sure to find something you like. Read the pinned(stickied) Bass FAQ topic if you're not sure about what kind of specifications will meet your needs.
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#16
Fender.
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#17
Ibanez, Schecter, Peavey, Fender, there's a few others that I'm too tired to remember.
#19
maybe save up a little more, maybe around the $500 range? trabens are great (array 4 limited), so are midrange ibanez and fenders.
#20
Quote by the humanity
Ibanez.

I must ask, what amp are you playing?

and why not save up some more?


i agree save your cash and get something better going from a squire to a ibanez isnt that much of a jump unless of course its a really nice ibanez but i recomend saving and getting something really nice