#1
I'm relatively new to bass, and my bass is a cheap old stagg with a HUGE action i nicked off my sister. However, it is quite light compared to others (belonging to freinds) ive played and it has 24 frets which are both things i like about it. i'm wanting to get a new one, but dont know much about buying basses and i dont have too much money (£200 tops).

So can anyone suggest a bass that might be suitable? (preferably in the UK)

cheers
#2
My Yamaha RBX270 was light as, try the RBX range. Otherwise, the Ibanez GSR range looks light to me.
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#3
Ibanez has some very light, 24 fret basses.

SRX?
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#5
I played a Yamaha RBX4 A2 today at guitar center, and I'm going to go ahead and give a vote against that one in particular, the balance on it was way screwed up, and didn't feel very good, very head heavy.

I will however give a thumbs up to an aerodyne, but that might be outside your price range.

Then again I might not really know what is or isn't a heavy bass, since I don't think Warwick 6s are heavy, and everyone else I know seems to.
#6
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My SRX isn't too terribly heavy but it doesn't feel any lighter than my other bass (an epiphone EB-0)

it's because it has so much win it weighs it down.
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And twice his budget lol.

If we're going by lightest bass with 24 frets, i'd have to say the SR300. BUT I have played a cheaper, lighter instrument than that many years ago.

http://www.imusician.co.uk/acatalog/bass_collection_speakeasy_black.html?utm_source=froogle&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=00064507

Never, ever seen it again sadly. They seem quite the collectors item (the higher spec ones). It sounded rather nice and if it was a 5 stringer, I would have bought it instead of an Ibanez.
#10
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#11
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it's because it has so much win it weighs it down.



Or it might be the inflated ego that it gives me weighing it down...but in all honesty I don't really find basses to be that heavy regardless of make or model...except for my soccer coach's six string that was a good 5 pounds heavier than any other bass i played

but OP try out an Ibanez, great bass, great price , and all around awesome
#12
Ibanez SR's dont weigh anything. Get one
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