#1
Dean Bass

I'm looking for a new bass simply. I've currently got a Encore PK40 which won't play through amps and is essentially a pile of crap. I wanna know if this dean is worth purchasing. any reccomendations for another bass are welcome and my budget is around £100-£300.

Thanks In Advance,
#2
They're good starter basses, but not much more than that. You can get a lot more for your money. A nice Peavey or a Squire VM will do you much better. Genres you play?
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#3
played one last year, i hated the tone it gave me, even playing metal it sounded awful
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#4
mostly punk, indie and rock (i know its a metal bass but ive heard theyve got nice tone and play well)
#5
The V will be uncomfortable to play, most likely, and be impossible to sit down with. The tone will be lacking. Like I said, you can get better for your money. Either of those basses I suggested will do good.
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Sansamp Bass Driver DI
Modded Ernie Ball VP Jr.
Monster Bass Cable, 21'

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#6
guy I know has one
the tone isnt great, not comfortable to play, u could probs get better, try Peavey, they make some nice basses in that price range
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mostly punk, indie and rock (i know its a metal bass but ive heard theyve got nice tone and play well)

Buy a Fender Standard Precision or Jazz bass.
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#8
thanks but av seen an epiphone thunderbird n some fenders (thanks indie-bassist)
#9
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thanks but av seen an epiphone thunderbird n some fenders (thanks indie-bassist)


stay away from Thunderbirds, seriously, for what you play P-bass is probs the best

or Jazz bass for sheer Versatlity, you cant really go wrong with Fender
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#10
The Dean Metalman series is fairly good for it's price, but it has a few issues. The pickup has almost no tonal variety at all, and the V is extremely uncomfortable to play with.

I would reccomend the Dean Metalman ML instead of the V, it is more comfortable, and still has that dean vibe.


In all honesty, I would never buy a Dean Metalman unless I was going to have it painted, the metalman series has a lot of realastate for artists to work with.
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#11
I realy dont like the V shape makes it almost impossible to sit and play/practice. Might be ok for performace on stage but not to practice.

There some nice other basses in that range you will like much more.
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