#1
Well as a guitarist i was thinking of expanding my musical talent and magnificance, since im on the verge of becoming a teenage prodigy. Anyway i was just wondering if i should buy a bass or should i just take 2 strings off my custom made guitar and tune down accordingly. If i did that surely its the same as bad ass basss. I mean afterall is it worth spending that kind of money on a half assed instrument, its not very versatile or anything and its pretty easy so i duno whether i should waste my time trying to learn this "instrument".
#2
Buy a bass.

There's a reason people don't just tune down guitars to play bass all the time.
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#3
thats sum guitarist logic at work \/_\/
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#4
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since im on the verge of becoming a teenage prodigy.

A prodigy is when you are born with musical talent. You sir are not a prodigy, just an ordinary guitarist.
#6
-down tuning a guitar will not work, there is neck length and body size to consider, you will be all out of tune. I am not sure if guitars can even handle the tension of such high gauge strings

-You are a prodigy? Ego much?

-Bass playing is only easy if you want it to be. If your idea of playing bass is just thumping away root notes, then of course it is going to be easy.

-Basses are half-assed instruments?


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-Obvious troll is obvious

-Noob guitarist stepped into the wrong forum

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#8
Obvious troll, don't bother with this guy.
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#9
A. You're a troll

B. You're not a prodigy, because you can't be "on the verge" of becoming Mozart (in my opinion the only true musical prodigy.)

C. Guitars don't work as basses.

D. I probably should report you.
#11
I can't see that anybody's done this yet so...

*reported*
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#12
jeesus guys i just realised when i looked at my previous posts. I was on UG today at school during lunch, and left PC on, and my mate just told me on MSN that he had posted random crap on bass forums!!! Believe it or not hes a bassist!!! Anyway if you dont believe me check the IPs
#13
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jeesus guys i just realised when i looked at my previous posts. I was on UG today at school during lunch, and left PC on, and my mate just told me on MSN that he had posted random crap on bass forums!!! Believe it or not hes a bassist!!! Anyway if you dont believe me check the IPs

This is lolwutpear-worthy. I do not even know how to reply to this post.

EDIT: I saw your other posts. You may get banned, just an FYI.
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#15
Your buddy really knew how to push our buttons. He must be a bass player.
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#16
Funny how the writing and grammar are exactly the same in 2 posts, even though it's supposedly two different people.
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#17
bassists know what bassists hate i guess
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#18
It's immature I know, but are you guys ever tempted to go troll the guitar forum?

"I've been playing bass for x years and I'm really good, so I know switching to guitar will be a breeze. It'S So MuCh SmAlLer lolzz1!!11, seriously I'm just gonna play it bass finger style cause I already know how and don't need new techniques, plus I'm sure it will sound awesome through all bass gear... hey!! can I just use a pitch shifter and play some chords on my bass an octive up?! What are some good shred songs to learn on?, what amp/guitar should I buy..what they hell is a FAQ?"


Hey I even wrote it as an incohesive wall of text!
I'm too respectful to do it, but the urge hits me every now and again
#19
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It's immature I know, but are you guys ever tempted to go troll the guitar forum?

"I've been playing bass for x years and I'm really good, so I know switching to guitar will be a breeze. It'S So MuCh SmAlLer lolzz1!!11, seriously I'm just gonna play it bass finger style cause I already know how and don't need new techniques, plus I'm sure it will sound awesome through all bass gear... hey!! can I just use a pitch shifter and play some chords on my bass an octive up?! What are some good shred songs to learn on?, what amp/guitar should I buy..what they hell is a FAQ?"


Hey I even wrote it as an incohesive wall of text!
I'm too respectful to do it, but the urge hits me every now and again


Too late. Nutter already has. Though it was a whiole back.
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#20
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It's immature I know, but are you guys ever tempted to go troll the guitar forum?

"I've been playing bass for x years and I'm really good, so I know switching to guitar will be a breeze. It'S So MuCh SmAlLer lolzz1!!11, seriously I'm just gonna play it bass finger style cause I already know how and don't need new techniques, plus I'm sure it will sound awesome through all bass gear... hey!! can I just use a pitch shifter and play some chords on my bass an octive up?! What are some good shred songs to learn on?, what amp/guitar should I buy..what they hell is a FAQ?"


Hey I even wrote it as an incohesive wall of text!
I'm too respectful to do it, but the urge hits me every now and again


For the record...here is Nutter's contribution to the electric guitar forum.

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=752532
#21
I usually facepalm to the people who constantly report for this kind of thing, but in this case I'm just sick of this garbage logic. BTW I saw your other posts, and your "friend" needs to /self
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#23
Nutters troll makes me wonder if its possible to troll the pit...
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#24
Mike Anthony started by turning his acoustic into a bass, actually...
#25
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Mike Anthony started by turning his acoustic into a bass, actually...

And look where it got him, good backing vocals for the band but his solos, they were something else!
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#26
Love Nutters post there, not like they don't come over to the bass forum, we should have some sort of guard fence
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#27
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Love Nutters post there, not like they don't come over to the bass forum, we should have some sort of guard fence

we could make it would of our old used bass strings! Just the sight of a B string (or even a E) would scare most guitarists away!
#28
the the price you can get a bass i would just buy one! god bless cheap wood
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#36
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https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?p=13135448&posted=1#post13135448

troll successfull, now let's hope i don't get banned...

It's not funny the second time round, and Nutters was tastefully done, yours is just embarrassing.

I hope we see you in 30 days.

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#37
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And look where it got him, good backing vocals for the band but his solos, they were something else!

#38
Well, the lesson on trolling has been learnt by all, hopefully.

I believe it's about time to let this thread die, if not officially close it.

I humbly request the right to institute /thread. If you approve then let me know by uh... not saying anything.
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