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

Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink
Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink

Squier Bronco Bass Shell Pink

$190.00
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst
Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst

Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Sunburst

$405.00
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard

Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Lake Placid Blue w/Matching Headcap & 3-Ply Parchment Pickguard

$470.00
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String
Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968 Bass Guitars / 4-String

Gretsch 6071 Monkees Bass Walnut 1968

$3,295.00
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper Bass Guitars / 5-String or More

Fender Custom Shop 1962 Bass VI Journeyman Relic Super Faded Burnt Copper

$6,200.00
Danelectro '58 Longhorn Bass Red Hot Bass Guitars / 4-String
Danelectro '58 Longhorn Bass Red Hot Bass Guitars / 4-String

Danelectro '58 Longhorn Bass Red Hot

$599.00
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String
Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte Bass Guitars / 4-String

Ibanez EHB1000S Ergonomic Headless Bass Sea Foam Green Matte

$838.00
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive (CME Exclusive) Bass Guitars / 5-String or More

Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Olive

$499.99
Ibanez EHB1505SDEL Ergonomic 5-String Headless Bass Dragon Eye Burst Low Gloss Bass Guitars / 5-String or More
Ibanez EHB1505SDEL Ergonomic 5-String Headless Bass Dragon Eye Burst Low Gloss Bass Guitars / 5-String or More

Ibanez EHB1505SDEL Ergonomic 5-String Headless Bass Dragon Eye Burst Low Gloss

$1,699.99
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale
Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst Bass Guitars / Short Scale

Hofner Shorty Violin Bass Sunburst

$269.99
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy Bass Guitars / 4-String

Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Burgundy

$1,179.99
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String
Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange Bass Guitars / 4-String

Fender Vintera II 70s Mustang Bass Competition Orange

$1,179.99

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