Move From Bass to Guitar

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by tyohars, Oct 31, 2018.

  1. tyohars

    tyohars TDPRI Member

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    So, I mainly a bass player, but recently learn to play guitar. I have a good time in Talkbass. Now I want to start a journey to play guitar. Always love Telecaster shape and configuration, so might bought a Telecaster and decice to join this Forum. I'm from Indonesia, greeting to all Telecaster player!
     
  2. Whatizitman

    Whatizitman Tele-Afflicted

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    Welcome from a fellow TBer!
     
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    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Howdy!
     
  4. tyohars

    tyohars TDPRI Member

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    So good to see fellow TBer here! I have a P bass too like you, and soon gonna buy a Telecaster. But, I might end up with Squier Telecaster opposed to my Fender P.

    Thank you for the warm welcome here.
     
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  5. billgwx

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    Welcome! I also came to electric guitar after many years of playing bass...next year will be 10 years. It was time for a change and a new challenge.
     
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    Macrogats Tele-Afflicted

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    Greetings form another ex bass player. It was my weapon of choice back in my serious playing days. I converted back to guitar (learned the basics when I was young) when I was less serious about music. Am really enjoying it now.
     
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    acrylicsuperman Tele-Afflicted

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    Greetings from a former bassist.
     
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    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

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    My manager from decades ago used to go to Jakarta on business. Not that that means anything...

    Welcome.
     
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  9. bftfender

    bftfender Friend of Leo's

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    converted bassist 3 1/2 years in,loving it and everything on the bass will give you an slightly dif approach..when i record in studio and know i am doing the bass..i can do alot more. A good bass player is a rare breed..i miss it but this has been a journey getting a band ready for the road being on guitar. Enjoy and oh..that B & E extra thingy..ya get used to it
     
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    Welcome!.....while I'm primarily a guitarist, I took up bass years ago out of frustration in trying to FIND a good bass player for the band I was in. We had another guitarist who was better than me, so he didn't want to change. I was able to "put my money where my mouth was" in taking over on bass....I had to "simplify", play in rhythm, pay attention to the drummer, and above all, TURN IT DOWN. I play a Korean made Fender Squier P-Bass, stock except for upgraded tuners, and it sounds just fine for what I want .
     
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  11. tyohars

    tyohars TDPRI Member

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    I won't say I'm a former bassist as I still learn to play guitar. But, it always good to learn something new. Thank you for the warm welcome here.
     
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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
  13. tyohars

    tyohars TDPRI Member

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    Thank you!
     
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    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Welcome aboard.
     
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    Welcome to the fold!

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  16. Teleterr

    Teleterr Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome ! Lots of excellent guitarists from your area from what I ve seen/heard on you tube. Who are some of your favorites ?
     
  17. Billnchristy

    Billnchristy Tele-Afflicted

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    I did the same a year or so again and I am proud to say I now suck at both!
     
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  18. tyohars

    tyohars TDPRI Member

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    Thanks mate!

    Thank you!

    Try listen to Rama Satria, or Dewa Budjana, or some not so popular guitarist like Rivaba. Yeah many good guitarist here. Thank you!

    I'm still stuck in guitar too tho lol
     
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    I kinda went the other way..more $
     
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    Interested to hear how your bass-to-guitar transition goes! I'm also new here and attempting something similar. :)
     
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