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Whether you’re a bass guitar beginner just learning the chords or consider yourself an advanced player, eBay has a great range of instruments and parts and accessories that can help you get better.

What are the differences between a regular guitar and a bass guitar?

There are a few key differences between regular guitars and bass guitars. For one, bass guitars and guitars do not sound the same. Bass guitars have a deeper pitch than regular guitars, producing notes that are an octave lower than regular guitars. Another key difference comes in the form of the role each type of guitar plays in a group or song. Bass guitars help set a beat or tone for the song, taking a more background role and providing a foundation from which other group members can thrive. This is compared to the flashier, more promoted sounds of a regular guitar. Finally, a standard bass guitar has only four strings, whereas a regular guitar has six. Both bass and guitar play important roles in musical groups, so you can’t really go wrong either way!

What are the different types of bass guitar amps?

There are a few things you should understand before you start checking out the hundreds of great bass guitar amplifiers available right now on eBay. First off, determine if you want a tube amp or a solid state amp. Tube amps can be a bit more expensive and fragile, but also tend to offer better top-end sound when you really crank things up. On the other hand, solid-state amps are smaller and more affordable, but can experience distortion at the high end. Another aspect of bass guitar amps that you need to consider is whether you want a bass amp head, speaker cabinet or stack. A stack simply means that an amp head and speaker cabinet have been paired together because they work well in combination. And if you don’t want to buy two pieces of equipment, a bass amp combo could be just the thing you’re looking for. It features the amp and the speakers into one unit. Check out all the great bass guitars, amps and accessories on eBay right now and get ready to strum your heart out.    "