Tag archive for ‘Bass Guitars’
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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Italia Maranello Z review

Trev Wilkinson’s eye-catching Italia basses have found favour with the likes of Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire. Gareth Morgan puts the Maranello Z to the test Regular Guitar & Bass readers will be More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Hartke HyDrive HCH210 500W Bass Cabinet review

Popular for their bright clean sound, Hartke amps date back to the 1970s. Gareth Morgan looks at the company’s new 500-watt cab. Hartke Systems was established in the late 70s by schoolmates Larry Hartke and More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so… Gareth Morgan investigates It’s been two decades since Fender launched its first Relics at NAMM, and the years since More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Six of the best… bass gigging combos

When it comes to bass combos, there are heaps of options out there. Here are some of the best ones…   PJB Suitcase Compact Price £799 Contact www.pjbworld.com PJB’s 300-watt Suitcase Compact is More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Six of the best… Bass Gigging Accessories

Arm yourself with these bass essentials before you hit the gigging circuit. It’s a jungle out there… Hercules GS415B Stand PRICE £39.99 Contact herculesstands.co.uk In the debate between A-frame or tripod More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, August 7th, 2015
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Chowny Bass CHB-1 review

Affordable short-scale semi with retro stylings… Chowny Bass is a new British brand that designs its instruments at its Bristol HQ and builds them in China. With an emphasis on value for money, Chowny’s More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Rickenbacker 4003S 4-string bass review

One of the world’s most individualistic brands refreshes a model that will forever evoke Paul McCartney. Gareth Morgan takes a look… Rickenbacker’s 4003 bass will forever be associated with late More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Okoume review

This updated take on the Jazz Bass format isn’t flashy, but it’s a worthy, understated, all-rounder. Rick Batey takes it for a spin…     A brown Fender Jazz? Yes – but forget about the Mocha More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Music Man Classic Sabre Bass Review

Pining for the ’80s? Reintroduced in 2013, the Music Man Sabre brings back double humbuckers and even the string mute. Review by Gareth Morgan Details Description Solidbody bass. Made in the USA Price £2029 Contact More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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Reverend Dub King Bass Review

The Reverend Dub King brings a welcome splash of originality to the short-scale semi-hollow bass market. Review by Gareth Morgan Details Description Semi-hollowbody bass. Made in Korea Price £691.99 Contact More...