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FAQ and Rules

The rules. Read them now and avoid problems later.

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This is the place to say hi, tell us a bit about the gear you have, the kind of music you play and how long you've been playing for.

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General Discussion

If its bass or music related and doesn't fit one of the other more specific forums, then put it here.

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  1. London Bass Guitar Show

For Big Bass Bashes, Medium Bass Bashes & little meet-ups - Now get socialising!

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Site News

  1. Scammer's Corner,
  2. Basschat Members Survey Dec 2013 - results

The latest news from the Basschat admins!

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Toggle this category Gear - led by wateroftyne & Sibob

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Bass Guitars

  1. Lefties!

Just for bass guitar posts.

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EUB and Double Basses

This ones for classical musos, jazz cats and anyone who just likes a longer scale in life. Nice!

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Amps and Cabs

For posts about backline or monitoring.

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For posts about signal processing and effects.

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Other Instruments

Drummists, Bell ringists, cellists, funky accordion players getting nasty down on the one - chat about the bass guitar's lesser counterparts here. For guitars, have a look here for Guitarchat: http://basschat.co.uk/forum/96-guitarchat-led-by-kiwi/

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Accessories and Misc

Post here for anything on straps, cases, strings, leads/cables etc.

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Repairs and Technical

If you have a problem with your gear or want to bounce some ideas off people, give a shout out here.

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Toggle this category Performance - led by Bilbo & mcgraham

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  1. Share Your Music

If you've been busy in the studio or with a video camera, share it with everyone here! Alternatiely if you need help with using something like ProTools or plug ins, someone might be able to help!

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  1. Live photos & videos

Big holla out fo' yo players who are puttin' out and getting up there in front of a live audience! Time to git out of da bedroom ppl!

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Musicians Wanted

  1. Bassists Wanted,
  2. Bassists Available,
  3. Other Musicians - Wanted & Available

Find musicians to jam with, even drummers!

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Theory and Technique

  1. Books & DVD's

For those who like to push the boundaries a bit.

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Groove Library

  1. Rock,
  2. Funky,
  3. Jazz - Nice!,
  4. Blues,
  5. Chillsome,
  6. How do I .....................?

Test phase version 2 - categories and clips added. Come in and discuss what you want to see and please add some clips if you can!

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Toggle this category Basschat Market Place - led by Rich & MB1

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Basses For Sale

The best place in Europe for flogging basses!

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Left-Handed Basses For Sale

Left Wing bassists Ghetto.

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Amps and Cabs For Sale

Speakers, amplifiers, heads, power amps - find them here.

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EUB and Double Basses For Sale

Prefer to hold your bass vertically? Get your kicks here.

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Effects For Sale

Insert funny noises here.

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Other Musically Related Items For Sale

Anything musically related; see FAQ for details.

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Items Wanted (NO TRADES)

Specially deodorised forum for releasing your pent up G.A.S. No trades here please, wanted ads only.

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  1. Completed Items

Lumber another Basschatter with your unwanted stuff. No selling, please!

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Bit like the ebay thing, only umm, different.

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Tutors Available

Want to improoove your grooove?

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Toggle this category Guitarchat - led by Kiwi

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For anything about guitars...funnily enough.

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Guitar amplifiers

This forum is for any discussion about guitar amplifiers and the voodoo that they do.

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Guitar effects

For anything to do with signal processing...delays, compression, distortion, etc.

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Guitar accessories

For discussions on picks, strings n things.

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    What is the best portable battery bass amp to buy for busking I ave looked but nothing has popped up only the odd guitar one. Could you point me in the right direction.

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    Went for the chicken tikka masala with half rice half chips naan bread and a pappadum for today's apres gig food fest after our tea time slot at the Americana fest. Very nice it was too . Made a change to sit at a table with cutlery as well instead of munching in the car. And to top it off the girlfriend paid. Home already and having a couple of beers.

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