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4 String Electric Bass

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    Yamaha RBX170EW Electric Bass Guitar with Exotic Mango Wood Top Yamaha RBX170EW Electric Bass Guitar with Exotic Mango Wood Top
    $199.99
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    $312.00 (save 49%)
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    Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77 Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77
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    Squier Affinity Jazz Bass Electric Bass with Rosewood Fingerboard Squier Affinity Jazz Bass Electric Bass with Rosewood Fingerboard
    $179.99
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    Steinberger Spirit XT-2DB Standard Bass with DB-Tuner Steinberger Spirit XT-2DB Standard Bass with DB-Tuner
    Steinberger Spirit XT-2DB Standard Bass with DB-Tuner

    A breakthrough for contemporary bassists. It features the patented Steinberger DB-Tuner, which extends the...

    $449.00
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    $748.00 (save 40%)
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    Squier Classic Vibe Jazz Bass '60s Bass Guitar Squier Classic Vibe Jazz Bass '60s Bass Guitar
    Squier Classic Vibe Jazz Bass '60s Bass Guitar

    Classic vibe with modern refinements.

    $379.99
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    $303.99
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    Hofner H500/1-CT Contemporary Series Violin Bass Guitar Hofner H500/1-CT Contemporary Series Violin Bass Guitar
    Hofner H500/1-CT Contemporary Series Violin Bass Guitar

    The classic Hofner bass updated with a few modern refinements.

    $879.99
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    Spector Euro 4 LX 4-String Bass Spector Euro 4 LX 4-String Bass
    Spector Euro 4 LX 4-String Bass

    Breathtaking to look at, a joy to hear, and a thrill to play.

    $1,999.99
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    Music Man Classic Sabre Electric Bass Music Man Classic Sabre Electric Bass
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    Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass PJ Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass PJ
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    Gretsch Guitars G6128B-TV Thunder Jet Electric Bass Guitar Gretsch Guitars G6128B-TV Thunder Jet Electric Bass Guitar
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    $1,579.99
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    Music Man Bongo HH Electric Bass w/ Piezo Pickup Music Man Bongo HH Electric Bass w/ Piezo Pickup
    $1,820.00
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    Music Man Stingray 5 HS Electric Bass Music Man Stingray 5 HS Electric Bass
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    Squier P Bass Electric Guitar Squier P Bass Electric Guitar
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    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-4 Bass Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-4 Bass
    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-4 Bass

    This update of the Omen series delivers jaw-dropping looks with its contoured mahogany body topped with flame...

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    Traveler Guitar TB-4P  Electric Bass Travel Guitar Traveler Guitar TB-4P  Electric Bass Travel Guitar
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    Ibanez SR300 Electric Bass Ibanez SR300 Electric Bass
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    Warwick Corvette $$ 4-String Electric Bass Guitar Warwick Corvette $$ 4-String Electric Bass Guitar
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    Yamaha TRBX504 4-String Premium Electric Bass Yamaha TRBX504 4-String Premium Electric Bass
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    Jackson David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird 4-String Electric Bass Maple Fingerboard Jackson David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird 4-String Electric Bass Maple Fingerboard
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    Ibanez SR300 Musician's Friend 30th Anniversary Electric Bass Ibanez SR300 Musician's Friend 30th Anniversary Electric Bass
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Having the power to establish the beat is one of the greatest parts about learning the bass. With the four-string being the most popular bass model, you have the ability to choose an instrument that suits your needs to a tee. The great array of options available ensures you can get the features and specs that you’ve always wanted. The history of the four string bass begins with the stand-up double bass that you still see in many string quartets and jazz trios. In the 1930s the first electric, fretted bass was created in the shape of a guitar making it much easier to transport and play. Fender went on to create the first mass produced four-string that produced low-tones with little feedback. Everything from pop music to jazz welcomed this easy-to-handle instrument with open arms. When you’re on the lookout for a bass, you’ll want to consider the material of the body. Most models are made with select wood solids that define the tone of the instrument. If you’re looking for an even balance, try ash or alder like the G&L L-2000. Want a warm tone? Then you’ll want a smooth mahogany option like the Kala Rumbler. If you’re interested in a bright and crisp response, maple selections like the ESP LTD EC-414 are your best bet. With four-string basses being the most popular version of a bass, you have some extra options to consider. Bass guitars can come with either a fretted or a fretless neck, both of which offer very distinct playing experiences. Fretted necks are much more standard and make learning the bass much easier as you can tell exactly where to place your fingers. The fretless option is usually used by more experienced players who have the musical theory down pat. Without the guides of the chromatic scales the fretted options have, you have the ability to slide up and down the neck easily and perfect a different style of playing. Just like any instrument, the components of a bass guitar are made in a range of qualities. Once you have an idea of the style of playing you want to aspire to as well as the sound you want, you can easily find a bass that will be the perfect fit.

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