#1
Well, i think it's time a get a new bass pretty soon, and i was looking at some peaveys. I went to my local shop about 3 weeks ago and he showed me a peavey, thought it was nice just never really thought about trying it out. It seemed like a pretty good bass, and i like the way it looked.


Anyways has anyone played one?
Between the peavey's that i'm looking at i want to try out http://www.guitarcenter.com/Peavey-Millennium-4-AC-BXP-4-String-Bass-104145099-i1146983.gc or http://www.guitarcenter.com/Peavey-Millennium-BXP-4-String-Bass-Guitar-511369-i1146907.gc


Or would i be better off just getting a squire, or saving up for a fender?

Edit: I play mainly metalcore stuff if that helps any.
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#2
Second one or the Fender or squier.
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#3
I would totally recommend the peavy's. there great basses, even the cheap ones. I used to play something similar to the first one you showed and it was great, but my peavy cirrus is even better. there great basses though, sound wonderful, and are built great. so before i start demanding peavy for advertising cash... id say buy it
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#4
hm.. alrighty. I'll see what a few more people say about them. And i need to go to the music store tomorrow anyways so i'll be sure to try them out.
Gear:
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Jackson JS30RR
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#5
I played a Peavey Grind. I was soooooo close to getting one, but I regretfully got an Ibanez cause I didn't have the cash.
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#7
I have a Peavy and a squire and several others and much prefer the feel of the Peavy . But feel is very subjective. try as many as possible at the store. take your time enjoy the sound.
#8
I wouldn't rule out the Peavey basses, but definitely give Yamaha a look as well.

Yamaha is totally incapable of making a bad bass.
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#9
of course!

why do you think they would use them on Rockstar on Myspace..lol

just messin....i have played quite a few and they played and sounded really good...

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#10
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I wouldn't rule out the Peavey basses, but definitely give Yamaha a look as well.

Yamaha is totally incapable of making a bad bass.

I played a real stinker from yamaha once... a cheap precision copy, but it was definitely a stinker.

but then again, I've played stinkers from most companies. the first jazz bass I ever played had terrible intonation and buzz. and it was American. someone must have messed with it...
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#11
Peaveys are awesome

I love my lil milestone and intend to get a new Peavey ASAP

probably a Millenium, maybe a grind
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#12
Mmk. I'll be sure to try them out. Thanks for all the help guys.
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Ibanez SW35 amp

Jackson JS30RR
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#13
I own one,a and it's great. Although it is a relatively cheap model, it is very nice. It has a good reliable sound and never breaks. It's good.
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#14
i play a peavey foundation bass made in 1992 and let me tell you -- this bass is mindblowing. get a peavey. get a peavey. get a peavey.
#15
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I played a real stinker from yamaha once... a cheap precision copy, but it was definitely a stinker.

but then again, I've played stinkers from most companies. the first jazz bass I ever played had terrible intonation and buzz. and it was American. someone must have messed with it...


I guess everybody's got 'em.

But man, I've played a lot of basses, and all the Yamaha's I played were always very unique, and consistently well built.
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#16
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I guess everybody's got 'em.

But man, I've played a lot of basses, and all the Yamaha's I played were always very unique, and consistently well built.

yeah, they tend to come in some ugly colors sometimes though. said stinker was a terrible imitation of sea green, it looked like a giant booger with an uneven maple neck.

but Peavey is very good. I like Peavey. they have some ugly headstock designs, but that is no reason to say no.
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#17
Well just got back from the music store. Turns out they sold their last Peavy the yesterday .

Anyways i ended up trying Fender J bass, Fender P bass, a Ibanez EDB400 and another ibanez which i can't remember the model of it.

Anyways i liked the Ibanez EDB400 the most. It was light weight, had a good tone and i liked the way it felt if they don't have any peaveys by october(when i'll have the money to get a new one) i'll probably get that one.
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Jackson JS30RR
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#18
Ibanez is great too.
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#19
MILESTONE, that's the one! I played one of those, I really liked the feel of it, kindof a Jazz bass with attitude!

Personally, I would look at the Samick/Greg Bennett fender clones if you want a decent, cheap, non-fender bass that basically IS a Fender. In case you didn't know, Greg Bennett Guitars make virtually every guitar sold by EVERY brand made in the far east. All those Epiphones, squiers, etc.
#20
The milestone is great, dirt cheap, nigh on indestructible and I love mine to death, but tonnally it is NOT a jazz bass with attitude, Fenders do pwn it tonewise, but I play it through my big Laney r4 and when EQ'd right it sounds bitchin'....just not as bitchin' as a jazz bass.

£300 cheaper though....
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#21
You can't really go wrong with a Peavey Milestone.


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#22
Peavey are generally i good brand, however dont rule out any brand just because of what people say, try eevery bass in the shop, regardless of it being within your budget. I have consistently heard people bitch about SX yet i have had mine for 2 years now and i love it. Never had a problem with it either!..