Bass Guitars

Here is a overview of the bass and all its component parts, from vintage to modern instruments.

Bass Guitars
Bass Guitars
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    Acoustic or electric
  3. 3.
    How many strings?
  4. 4.
    Short or long scale?
  5. 5.
    Fretless basses, electric uprights and exotics
  6. 6.
    Popular bass models and their history
  7. 7.
    Pickups
  8. 8.
    Electronics
  9. 9.
    Hardware
  10. 10.
    How do different types of wood sound?
  11. 11.
    Necks
  12. 12.
    The most important bass playing techniques
  13. 13.
    Hotdeals
  14. 14.
    Conclusion

Welcome to our online guide to basses.

On the following pages you'll find an overview of different types of basses, how they're made, how they differ from each other and what you should look for when you're buying a bass. You'll also find many useful tips for aspiring bassists. Last, but not least, you'll learn about the most interesting instruments from each category.

This guide consists of several pages. You can access the different topics from the table of contents on the bottom of this page.

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Best rated products

  1. Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Set 1
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    Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Set 1

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  2. Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vintage Series

    Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vin­tage Series

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  3. Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series

    Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vin­tage Series

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  4. Harley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage Series

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  5. Harley Benton JB-75MN NA Vintage Series

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  6. Harley Benton HBZ-2004 Deluxe Series

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  7. Harley Benton JB-20 SB Standard Series

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    €99
  8. Harley Benton Bass Guitar Kit J-Style

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  9. Harley Benton PB-50 SB Vintage Series

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    €109
  10. Harley Benton PJ-4 HTR Deluxe Series

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    €129
  11. Harley Benton PB-20 BK Standard Series

    Harley Benton PB-20 BK Standard Series

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    €89
  12. Harley Benton Bass Guitar Kit P-Style

    Harley Benton Bass Guitar Kit P-Style

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    €89
  13. Epiphone Thunderbird IV VSB

    Epi­phone Thun­der­bird IV VSB

    On request
    €311
  14. Höfner Ignition Beatles Bass SB

    Höfner Igni­tion Beatles Bass SB

    In stock
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    €379

Top Brands

  • Sterling by Music Man
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  • Music Man
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  • Lakland
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  • Gold Tone
  • Jackson
  • Yamaha

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  1. Harley Benton JB-75MN NA Vintage Series

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  2. Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

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  3. DAngelico Premier Bass Trans Blue

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  4. DAngelico Premier Bass White

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  5. Marcus Miller V7 Swamp Ash-4 NT 2nd Gen

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  7. Harley Benton PJ-4 HTR Deluxe Series

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  8. Fender CB-60SCE A-Bass Natural IL

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  9. Harley Benton B-30NT-FL Acoustic Bass Serie

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  10. Harley Benton GuitarBass VS Vintage Series

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  11. Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Series

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  12. Harley Benton JB-40FL 3-Tone Sunburst

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  13. Music Man Stingray 4 Special HH MN BA

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  14. Harley Benton B-30BK Acoustic Bass Series

    Harley Benton B-30BK Acoustic Bass Series

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  15. Fender AM Ultra J Bass V MN A. Pearl

    Fender AM Ultra J Bass V MN A. Pearl

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