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Guitars you wish had bass versions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pklima, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. pklima

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    Really, with all the varieties of Spongebob guitars, ukuleles and even drum kits, the fact that there's apparently no market for Spongebob basses makes me wonder.

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    I do actually have this guitar. A bass with a 34" scale and a mudbucker would be awesome.

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    Yeah, it looks like alien furniture from some sci-fi movie. For some reason I like it, though.

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    And, of course, the Chavcision bass. I do plan to actually make this one a reality.

    That's me. What would the rest of TB like to see in a bass version? I imagine it'll be generally more tasteful than my choices.

    If this thread already exists, sorry - I tried a search but it's not a search-friendly subject...
  2. jmclearnon

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    Gibson Explorer Bass, i think only a few hundred were made before they were discontinued :(
  3. skidrawk

    skidrawk Supporting Member

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    the bass-wangcaster
  4. Rip Topaz

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  5. MoscowRadio

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    Guitarists would be jealous that ours is bigger.;)
  6. kevteop

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    Oh man that Burberry thing is nasty.
  7. TheEmptyCell

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    I'm gonna flip it around and wish for a 6 and 8 string guitar version of the Dingwall ABZ, and a Jazz bass shaped guitar, complete with pickguard and control plate.
  8. pklima

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    Yeah, I want mine to look more like actual Burberry plaid. Then again that's probably even worse, isn't it? LOL.

    Oooh. I bet such a thing already exists somewhere, and I bet it looks cool.
  9. AltGrendel

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    I take it the last one is for a Bay City Rollers reunion?
  10. amimbari

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    in order to turn things around a bit, I wished there was a guitar version of this....


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  12. pklima

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    Naaah. It's an attempt to make a bass that Eastern European girls who don't know anything about musical instruments will appreciate.
  13. Jake8773

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    Cool thread!
  14. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    This one right here:

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    I would SO rock that thing! Might even be better if it was a Bass!
  15. TolerancEJ

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    Just reintroduced this year, (MF hasn't added a pic to the weblink yet.) $899
    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/bass/gibson-limited-run-explorer-electric-bass-guitar.

    They've also reintroduced the Bass Flying V. MF has pics for this one. I would assume the Explorer might be similar in style. $899
    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/bass/gibson-limited-run-flying-v-electric-bass-guitar
  16. spector_boogie

    spector_boogie No Limit Honky Supporting Member

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    PRS.

    A good one that wasn't the $12k Grainger sig. :oops:
  17. TolerancEJ

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    +1
  18. RyanJD

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    Holy crap that is sweet and I don't even like The Simpsons!
  19. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out.... Supporting Member

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    that is sweet, and I do love the Simpsons

    I would also like to have a Gibson Explorer bass...and now that they are reissuing them....more GAS!!
  20. Doner Designs

    Doner Designs Steve Doner Gold Supporting Member

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    I'd like to see, and therefore plan to build an Army Bass and and Air Guitar (flip flop of those shown below).

    As for production models, I'd like to see a Strat bass either in a short scale (using a strat body) or a alternately a 3 pickup J bass would be cool too. Probably will build a SS strat bass one day though others have done it so that takes away some of the attraction. Its more fun to be original.

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