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

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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

  1. Innovation Double Bass Strings

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

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  3. Jazz - Nice!,
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  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

Specially deodorised forum for releasing your pent up G.A.S.

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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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    How long to wait for S/H gear? I agreed to buy a bass from a seller on here, who delayed sale, as he was still using the bass -after several PM's and some rather tardy replies, he gives me a "most likely" date - then gets annoyed when I decide enough is enough, should you wait a month plus, then be happy with "most likely"? I've bought lots of gear via BC with no problems at all, and sellers being great people to deal with. But this has left a bit of a sour taste, as t...

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