#1
A friend of mine is looking into getting his first bass guitar. Just a decent practice bass and amp will do. I don't know exactly how much he is willing to pay but I think its around $500 AUD including amp. Is that enough (for at least a starter package)? Please give some recommendations.
#3
Read teh FAQ.
Its usefull in these situations.
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