#1
Dean Playmate Edge 09 Left Handed 4-String Bass
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Dean-Playmate-Edge-09-Left-Handed-4-String-Bass-512906-i1147921.gc

is this a decent bass for a first time bassist and 3 year guitarist? i also wanna try and find an amp that will put me up to about 300 usd, so any suggestions appreciated.
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Also caught her playing fallout boy on my guitar, changed my strings and cleaned it the next day. A week later it was greenday.
If she does anythign like that again I'm going to snap her drumsticks, kick her bass drum in and frisbee her cymbals.
#2
bad one. Dean is not a maker of fabulous gear. Id suggest looking at used models, a used Ibanez for maybe 100 plus any decent amp 100 plus a tuner and stand... and a gig bag... that will put you at your price limit,, I promise.
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#3
Dean is not generally well respected as a bass company. My first bass was a Dean, and while it still works just fine, the action is downright horrible and unfixable. I've taken it to 2 different shops for setups, one that is owned by a luthier, and it was still ridiculous when i got it back.

That said, the bass does still work after 7 years of abuse. and with the amp in the link below you'd hit about 300 USD about perfect.

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Acoustic-B20-1x12-Bass-Combo-Amplifier-104622667-i1383305.gc
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#4
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Dean is not generally well respected as a bass company. My first bass was a Dean, and while it still works just fine, the action is downright horrible and unfixable. I've taken it to 2 different shops for setups, one that is owned by a luthier, and it was still ridiculous when i got it back.

That said, the bass does still work after 7 years of abuse. and with the amp in the link below you'd hit about 300 USD about perfect.

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Acoustic-B20-1x12-Bass-Combo-Amplifier-104622667-i1383305.gc

does the acoustic amp still get a good sound even if its plugged into an electric?

and what about this bass

http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Rogue-VB100-LeftHanded-Series-II-Violin-Bass-?sku=512225
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Also caught her playing fallout boy on my guitar, changed my strings and cleaned it the next day. A week later it was greenday.
If she does anythign like that again I'm going to snap her drumsticks, kick her bass drum in and frisbee her cymbals.
#5
LOL!
Acoustic is just the name of the company, not what kind of amp it is. It's for electric basses.
And why in the world would you want a Viola bass?
I mean, unless you're trying to be Paul McCartney.
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#6
i got as far as loading the screen and saw rogue in the address. I just cancelled the tab. the Dean would be better imo. I highly suggest you go to a guitar center/local store and look through their used gear. Maybe find an Ibanez if you want a thinner neck or a Squier if you want a more "average" width neck. jazz will be thinner than precision. Squier basses are of higher quality than what i hear of Squier guitars.

EDIT: I stand behind the amp i suggested 100%. While I never owned it because it wasn't out when I started playing, I have played through it a few times at the local guitar center and it's really nice for an amp of that range. having a 12" speaker instead the usual 8" is a huge tone improvement. It also has a 4-band eq and an actual power amp volume knob unlike my first amp which only has a gain knob for volume >.>
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Schecter studio-4
Samick fairlane-6
Ibanez sb900
Ibanez btb775
Fender p bass special deluxe

Dean Del Sol
Ibanez prestige rg2610

Peavey TKO 65
Peavey vb-2
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Last edited by Revelation at Jul 23, 2010,
#7
LOL!
Acoustic is just the name of the company, not what kind of amp it is. It's for electric basses.
And why in the world would you want a Viola bass?
I mean, unless you're trying to be Paul McCartney.


haha my bad i see that now.

i got as far as loading the screen and saw rogue in the address. I just cancelled the tab. the Dean would be better imo. I highly suggest you go to a guitar center/local store and look through their used gear. Maybe find an Ibanez if you want a thinner neck or a Squier if you want a more "average" width neck. jazz will be thinner than precision. Squier basses are of higher quality than what i hear of Squier guitars.


I would rather not buy used, and most places will not have any left handed used basses, but i will look at squiers thanks for the help
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Also caught her playing fallout boy on my guitar, changed my strings and cleaned it the next day. A week later it was greenday.
If she does anythign like that again I'm going to snap her drumsticks, kick her bass drum in and frisbee her cymbals.
#8
Epiphone Embassy Stand-IV, worked for me and I still use it today. Great sound and ease of use
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#9
Being left handed really puts a damper on things. have you considered fliping a righty?
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#10
Deans and cheap BC Rich's are very bad instruments for the price. Look into something else.
#11
What kinda music you looking to play?
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