#1
heeyya, ive had my squier p-bass for quite a while, and its a pretty good bass, had it ever since i started playing, but ive been thinking about getting another one...i play alot of punk and rock and stuff, (green day, offspring, billy talent), and ive been deciding if i should get a new one...if anyone has any ideas and would let me know about them i'd appreciate it , also i've been thinking about getting a Ernie Ball music man stingray (the one jon gallant uses in billy talent) any know if that would be a good idea? thanks
#2
Whats your budget? How many strings are you looking for? And are there any other preferences you might have?
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#3
p bass is pretty good for rock punk and the like. I would probably just upgrade the one you have or buy a shiny new fender.

a double humbucker stingray would be pretty sweet too though, but a lot more expensive.
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#4
yeah stingrays are really expensive...although really nice

p-bass is great for punk though and a fender would be even better
#5
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yeah stingrays are really expensive...although really nice

p-bass is great for punk though and a fender would be even better


Or get the best of both worlds on a budget and grab an Ibanez ATK300.

They can get that really aggressive trebley P-bass punk sound with the active EQ, and they're also capable of replicating the Stingray tone quite well with the bridge bucker.
#6
@tostitos, im not really looking at an ideal budget just yet, just looking for ideas, and preferably 4 strings, but 5 will do fine aswell, and thanks for the other ideas :]
#7
If you have the money for it, get it. Music Man Stingrays have amazing tone.... Just way out of my price range
#8
Well if you're looking into Stingrays, and are looking to save up enough cash to get one, I'd say take a look at G&L too, most notably the L2000/2500. If you want to save, the Tribute series (G&L's import line) is quite good too, but for a whole lot less.
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#9
When I bought my Fender P, I was between that and a Sterling Ray 34. Both had killer tone, while the Ray 34 was prettier (i love the natural wood and the pickguard is pretty damn sweet) I ran across this used American P with a hardcase for 700 vs. the Ray at 700 without and couldn't pass up the hardcase.

If I could've talked em down to the same price with a hardcase, I would've gone with a Ray 34.
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