Hey peepsssss

I'm thinking about buying my first bass guitar and I've found a Ibanez btb 575 and a G&L L2000 tribute series for a decent price. Actually I decided I wanted to play bass 3 hours ago and just want to go out and impulse buy one tonight

I realise ones a 4 string and ones a 5 string - doesn't really bother me at the moment, I shall jam either

Music style - I like just mucking around but I'll just sum it up as rock. I do like Chili Peppers, Steve Vai, Pink Floyd

UG which out of these two choices would you recommend?
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G&L L2000s Tributes are fantastic instruments, and I suggest this.
Current Gear:

Warwick Thumb BO 4
Musicman "StatusRay" Stingray 4 - Carbon Fibre Neck
Musicman Stingray 5 HH
Sadowsky MV4 Jazz

Markbass LittleMark II
AccuGroove Tri12l
Sansamp VT Bass
Line6 BassPodXT Live

Yep, the G&L L2k is one of the most versatile basses out there... active, passive, 2 pickups... it's a 'swiss-army-bass'.

I would only get the BTB if you knew you wanted a 5 string. They aren't bad basses at all.
"Punk Rock should mean freedom, liking and accepting anything that you like, as sloppy as you want, as long as it's good and has passion."
G&L's are a great bass, I still have my 1981 G&L L-1000 and it rocks.
1981 G&L L 1000
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