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Anyone Tried One of These?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Duuuuuuuuuude, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. Duuuuuuuuuude


    Nov 30, 2005
  2. M0ses

    M0ses Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Eastern Wisconsin
    Good God No.
  3. strost


    Oct 2, 2008
    Blacksburg, VA
    Ummmmm. What?

    That might be the worst idea I've ever seen (no offense to anyone who has one).

    I feel like it's like putting a razor on the back of your toothbrush.

    Just buy a bass and a guitar.
  4. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    Innovative? Maybe - Practical? No
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  6. smcd


    Jun 28, 2009
    Boston, MA
    It has "endless sustain".

    I hadn't realized there was a market for this kind of contraption.

  7. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    That just has stupid written all over it.
  8. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    That video is so GANGSTA!! I just have to buy this bass assuming I can dance like the guy in the vid.

    I would imagine the thing is a pain to play, so while I would love to try one, I wouldn't pay $350+ for the experience.
  9. landau roof

    landau roof Reupholstered User

    Jul 29, 2010
    Downstate CA
    Then you must not have imagined the cock rock antics that could be pulled with that sort of thing.
  10. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    I got blisters on my... palms?
  11. Twocan


    Oct 5, 2009
    Medway, MA
    Good god - my left thumb hurts just looking at that thing.

    There should be a disclaimer on that: "Extended playing (over 5 minutes) may result in excessive bleeding... and leave your shirt on."
  12. Twocan


    Oct 5, 2009
    Medway, MA
    Another thought... if you make a truss rod adjustment on one side, aren't you screwing up the setup on the other side?!

    and why is that guy eating the guitar 8 seconds into the video?
  13. Duuuuuuuuuude


    Nov 30, 2005
    I thought it might be a good travel guitar. "Can't decide whether to bring a guitar or bass on your trip to the Bahamas? Now, thanks to the new Ronco Guitbass you don't have to?"
  14. Bocete

    Bocete My E string is 36 1/4" long Supporting Member

    Sep 30, 2006
    I like how both sides of the neck are 24 fret. Especially on the bass side; about 6 of those frets cannot possibly be reached.
  15. adi77

    adi77 Banned

    Mar 15, 2007
    what does it weigh????
  16. Duuuuuuuuuude


    Nov 30, 2005
    C'mon Talkbass, you should like this. It's a neck thru
  17. pastorjamesc

    pastorjamesc Cheap Ability, Expensive Taste Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2012
    Waco Texas
    Owner/Operator of Cotten Patch Sound Design. I do sound design, resetting, and education for churches, organizations, and small venues with no Sound personnel.
  18. Twocan


    Oct 5, 2009
    Medway, MA
    If you're in a band with an attractive guitarist of the opposite sex, perhaps you may want to cut costs and share the instrument... just sayin.
  19. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Years ago I saw a Japanese man on TV who had gotten a patent for "6 day underwear." It was tighty whities with 3 leg holes so you'd rotate them one leg each day, then invert inside out. This seems every bit as appealing.
  20. GM60466


    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    Just burn your $$$
  21. inthevelvet

    inthevelvet Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2012
    If this were a fiver I'd be all over it...