Short Scale Basses

SHORT SCALE, No problem

It's the year of the Short Scale Bass! The best in Bass builders are all creating a Bass that fits your short scale needs. Basses from Fender, Supro, Gibson and more! Give us a call and find your Short Scale Bass at Chicago Music Exchange. Learn more from Scott,  Mike, and Nathaniel about Short Scale Basses below!

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Fender Player Mustang
Supro Bass Group
Gibson

Nathaniel Murphy has Questions: Short Scale Basses

What do bassists think of short-scales? Do they feel different? Do they sound different? Are they just for kids? Nathaniel Murphy has questions, so we sent him looking for answers. Verified big person Scott and fellow BASSment dweller Mike Larsen give Nathaniel the long and short of it, filling him in on the full-throated world of short-scale bass.

SHOP SHORT SCALE BASSES

Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard
Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard

Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard

$1,599.00
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s
Ventura Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s

Ventura Violin Bass Sunburst 1970s

$755.00
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967

Fender Coronado Bass Candy Apple Red 1967

$3,958.00
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970
Ampeg Bass Guitars / Short Scale Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970

Ampeg Dan Armstrong Bass Lucite 1970

$3,497.00
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978

Fender Musicmaster Bass Black 1978

$1,193.00
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s
Vox Bass Guitars / Short Scale Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s

Vox Violin Bass Sunburst 1960s

$1,377.00
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe

Squier Classic Vibe '60s Competition Mustang Bass Lake Placid Blue w/Olympic White Stripe

$459.99
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Bass Guitars / 4-String Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst

Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst

$2,869.00
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SRMD200D Mezzo Short Scale Bass Pearl White
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SRMD200D Mezzo Short Scale Bass Pearl White
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SRMD200D Mezzo Short Scale Bass Pearl White

Ibanez SRMD200D Mezzo Short Scale Bass Pearl White

$299.99
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bass Guitars / 4-String Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink

Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink

$199.99
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Offset Series Mustang Bass PJ Sherwood Green w/3-Ply Mint Pickguard and Fender Mustang Bass Case Bundle
Fender Bass Guitars / Short Scale Fender Offset Series Mustang Bass PJ Sherwood Green w/3-Ply Mint Pickguard and Fender Mustang Bass Case Bundle

Fender Offset Series Mustang Bass PJ Sherwood Green w/3-Ply Mint Pickguard and Fender Mustang Bass Case Bundle

$1,099.98
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White
Sterling by Music Man Bass Guitars / Short Scale Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White

Sterling by Music Man Short Scale StingRay Olympic White

$599.99

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