#1
Sorry to post the 10,000th thread on this, but I'm a left handed bassist looking to step up to a new bass, as I currently am stuck with a Brownsville. (cringe) It's done it's job, but it's time to move on.

So, here is my situation, I play progressive metal, Indie, Reggae and other things here and there (metal, groove, etc.) So, I'm a bit eclectic in my playing, like most people, I assume. So, I need a bass that can be pretty all over the place as well. My price range can hit about 700-800 though I'd rather stay under that. Again, I'm left handed, so I can't really go try these things out.

These are the options I've looked at thusfar...

http://www.adirondackguitar.com/lefty/ken_smith/4.htm

It looks to be a viable alternative to Fender, but I don't know much about it. Also, it is slightly more expensive than an MIM Fender.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Fender-Standard-Jazz-Bass-LeftHanded?sku=516044

Fender MIM, not much else to say there.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Schecter-Stiletto-Studio4-LeftHanded-Bass?sku=516759

Heard these were quite good, but don't know how versatile they'd be.


Any comments on those are welcomed, as well as suggestions of others. Thanks for your help and for getting through my babbling.
#2
I'm like yu and i play a lot of random stuf and i just bought a Fender Aerodyne Jazz because i really like the P/J Setup. I find its fairly versatile so maybe give one of them a shot.
And they are also pretty
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#3
You could take a look at a used Warwick Corvette. Would be a good choice considering your music genres.
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#4
Aerodyne's not available in left handed and I'm not sure where I would fine a used Warwick in left handed, will definitely look into it though.
#7
Fender. I'd also look at Ibanez, maybe Rockbass.
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#8
I have the schecter in right handed with 5 strings and I love it best bass I've had, and I had a fender MIM jazz as well, but this is personal preference
#10
Fender Jazz, its what I have and its great for just about everything.
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#11
Aren't Rockbasses Warwick's bottom of the line? I just didn't know if they'd stand up to the others for quality.

So, the general consensus seems to be MIM or Stilletto thusfar.

Any other opinions?
#12
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Aren't Rockbasses Warwick's bottom of the line? I just didn't know if they'd stand up to the others for quality.

So, the general consensus seems to be MIM or Stilletto thusfar.

Any other opinions?

rockbass are nice. I'm not sure if they come left handed, but I think flipping a 'vette would be no big deal, the fret access is about the same.
not to mention you'll look cool.
but MIM is not a bad choice at all, and neiter is the stilleto.
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#13
you could buy any bass and string it backwards or flip it you know that right?
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#16
So what is the quality difference between the Schecter and the MIM?

Also, related question, what are the differences between the humbuckers on the Schecter and the J Bass Pickups on the MIM?

Thanks