#1
Really wanna get one, but have no idea where to start. Can anyone recommend any worth checking out? i'd like to get a good one but prolly no more than 500ish. Thanks alot.
#2
Acoustic basses be better for nothin' but the wood for the plank!

Apart from the thunderchief, that be a fine beauty of ABG.

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#3
Ibanez acoustic basses are solid for the budget you have, but if you want a good acoustic try out some fenders, although they are a bit pricey...
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#4
The Tacoma thunderchief be the only way to go, matey! Your price range be not high enough, yarr!
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#5
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The Tacoma thunderchief be the only way to go, matey! Your price range be not high enough, yarr!


The Warwick Alien Stage Acoustic is also good, but is a fair bit more pricy.


Yarr?
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The Warwick Alien Stage Acoustic is also good, but is a fair bit more pricy.


Yarr?



They're also short scale and we don't want that now do we?

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
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They're also short scale and we don't want that now do we?



If it can keep string tension and sustain, why not? Just saying that they don't suffer from most flaws of acoustic basses.
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If it can keep string tension and sustain, why not? Just saying that they don't suffer from most flaws of acoustic basses.

Isn't the Alien Stage Acoustic LONG discontinued?
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Isn't the Alien Stage Acoustic LONG discontinued?



Hmm. I could swear I saw one a week or so ago. Might of been a well looked after second hand though...
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#11
I hear that Michael Kellys are good acoustics. I actually have a Dean one. Not great but it can take a real beating.
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#12
If your not going to spend a massive sum of cash, dont bother getting an acoustic bass. A much better option would be to get a P-bass with flatwounds, similar tone and in your budget.