Blast cult "Thirty 2"

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  1. jbossolo

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    Anyone seen one of these? Interesting.
    32" scale, Mahogany body, maple neck, vintage jumbo frets, swamp skunk FB, Graph Tech nut, Ultralite tuners, Hipshot bridge, and an "active upright bass PU" by EMG.

    Their website doesn't offer much info:
    www.blastcult.com
    Their FB page has some eye candy, including one with a Zebrawood body:
    https://www.facebook.com/blastcult

    Sent them an e-mail asking for info, although for that kind of coin ($2.5G) I'd probably get me a Bruce Johnson SSB:
    http://www.xstrange.com/ssbtech1.html

    What do y'all think?
     
  2. dukeorock

    dukeorock Gold Supporting Member

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    Haven't had the pleasure of trying one yet, but I do play Blast Cult uprights and can tell you Jason Burns' craftsmanship and detail are among the very best out there...looking forward to hearing one, for sure :)
     
  3. jbossolo

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    Me too. I'm very interested.
     
  4. jbossolo

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    Just got their reply:


     
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  6. rumblinbass

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    been wonderin when this bass would show up on TB.
    been followin Blast Cult for a while now.
     
  7. mbelue

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    That is a fine bass, just purdy. Is that a thunderbird style ridge along the length of the strings?
     
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    dukeorock Gold Supporting Member

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    Yep!
     
  9. jbossolo

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    I'm getting that all-too-familiar "gassy" feeling!
    Requested more pics.
     
  10. Immigrant

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    That's totally cool!

    The color option "Blood Burst" is cool also. What a name.
     
  11. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Nice looking bass but no shielding or does that matter anymore with today's pickups? and is that battery just loose in there?
     
  12. mr.mow

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    Been watching these for a while now.. hadn't seen the price though..
    Looks very cool..
     
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    Man Dukeorock I have been LOVING the uprights and ... these basses look awesome as well ..just dont have the money at this point ..I also love the LOGO .. cant wait to hear the thirty2 as well..
     
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    Clearly, I have no idea how this sounds or plays BUT............

    it is sooooo retro-sexy !
     
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    dukeorock Gold Supporting Member

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    I'd love to try one, one of these days...Jason Burns does the coolest builds and I love his sense of style, as a rule...very curious what those whacky pickups sound like :)

    I've been playing his uprights exclusively for probably 10 years now...I think I've had 5-6 of 'em...the latest Blast Cult uprights are the best thing he's done to date
     
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    Want.
     
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    Very, very cool looking bass! :) I could dig that
     
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    Love the green, that's extremely cool.
     
  20. jbossolo

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    I'm feeling the green as well!
     
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