Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Feb 18, 2009.
This is a thread dedicated to all of our violin bass collections ! These are my 2
Always happy to show off the work of Mr. LeCompte and Mr. Hammon
... It's pictured on both the LeCompte bass and Dark Star pickups brochures too
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Well, since ya asked, here's my gang!
I only have one, but I love it!
Sorry about the quality:
What is the green one Mr. Metal?
And who'd a thunk a Dark Star would show up here? So far this is a weird ass thread. I like it.
2 of my Klira...apparently taken before I got my glasses.
I was curious Fran if you prefer newer or older Hofners and if you see any difference in the quality in the various generations of them ?
So true but the LeCompte was inspired by a Gibson rather than a Hofner
... Is a kinda weird thread ... but also kinda cool
Here's my wonderful budget Rogue bass - with a set of LaBella Hofner flats on it, the bass has a classic, full sound. The action is nice, and the finish work is excellent. It has a set of Stew-Mac pearloid tuner knobs replacing the chrome originals.
MM, your greenburst is probably the coolest violin, nay any, bass I have ever seen!!!
I've admired both Major's and Kenny's basses for a long time!
Major, what pickups are in your Dolan?
Ahhh... the Beatle, and the Anti-beatle. My Epi Viola and my ZZ Ryder Low Rider. I think it counts as close enough. The Epi was my first bass, and I still like to play it with my jazz band kids at school... My band just recorded 5 demo tracks, and I used my Birdsong for 4, but had to drag out the Epi for one song... will let y'all know when I post the results.
the ZZ Ryder? I like to think it is what Sir Paul woulda played had he joined Metallica... A cheapo I got in a pawn shop, upgraded the pups and tuners...
What's this one MM? Never seen it before. Looks sweet!
I am right there with you on that, it makes me giggle on the inside as much today as the first day I had it in my hands !
Those are Kent Armstrong Customs.
I got it off of Rob Trujilo after he used it for the recording sessions of Death Magnetic, I joke ! HAHAHAHA . Its a 70's MIJ bass that came under several names, Orlando, Aria, Univox , Apollo ETC. Got it off ebay last week , I had several then had the custom Greenburst one built. Needed some serious cheering up last week so I got my first bass love back !
Scroll headstocks are the coolest! Here's my Firstman bass, it was already well-loved by the time I got it, but it's fun to play... the neck is the size of a wiffleball bat... it's like playing a tennis racket
Do you gig that ?
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