ARE CUSTOM BASSES A SCAM? (and 5 must know buying tips)

Published August 3, 2018 in Gear

In this video I'm talking all about "custom basses"...

And, whether they're the best thing since sliced bread... or a total scam!

You're also going learn my 5 'must know' tips to take into consideration BEFORE buying or ordering any custom bass.

These buying tips are essential...

I bought my first custom made bass over 20 years ago, and since then have had all the brands you can think of, made all the mistakes, had all the wins, and everything in-between... so you can learn from my mistakes and save yourself some serious $$$$!

Lesson Summary:

  • Are custom basses worth the money?
  • Get my 5 essential tips for buying a custom bass.
  • Find out why I love active circuits (and passive tone controls!)
  • And how you can win the Fodera bass featured in this video!

Key Quotes:

"I’ve been through the pain and discovery that comes with ordering a custom bass AND the whole question surrounding whether a custom instrument is even worth it or not. That’s what we’re going to discuss in this video"

"Make sure that the bass you want to order meets the specific tone and vibe that you’re after. Don't be swayed by how something looks when you should really be thinking about how it’s going to sound."

"Custom basses are awesome and they can inspire you to play more, but it’s really not about the bass. It’s all about you!"

As always, see you in the shed...

Scott :)


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