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The Krappy Bassists Klub

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by The Owl, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. The Owl

    The Owl

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    Another inevitability is happening, the official Krappy Bassists Klub.

    I am an about-to-be Krappy owner (I'm ordering a Twiggy 4-string UBG after I get back from a week's vacation).

    So come on in folks, those who play some form of Krappy low frequency creation, here's your spot
  2. ponticat

    ponticat Gold Supporting Member

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    Oh...I thought this was for people who are lousy musicians...never mind.
  3. aspdevboy

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    LOL +1 cause I was going to get in on that klub!
  4. The Owl

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    I KNOW there's a few of you out there that are playing these instruments, come on in, we don't bite! :D
  5. Buskman

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    Although I cant be a memebr of the Klub yet (don't own one, but I'd like to someday), I feel the same rules should apply as to other clubs:

    "No Krappy pics, no Krappy Basses"!

    C'mon, let's see those Kool pieces o' Krap! :D:D:D
  6. The Owl

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    Well, I'll certainly be posting pics of my build as it progresses. I'm awaiting the arrival of some Gotoh bass tuners for mine, after which I'll ship thiose off to Kevin with full payment.
  7. lamonica78

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    I came very close to purchasing one of his touch-style instruments. They are surprising un-Krappy quality as opposed to his other builds :) I love his build specs....."some electronics that were lying around....a couple pieces of left over wood from a lumber yard...." haha
  8. PeteH

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  9. The Owl

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    #1) PeteH

    And special thanks to you sir for making me part with $250 for one of these wonderful Twiggy creations! :D
  10. metalmariachi

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    I have a Jazz but don't play jazz.
    I have a Precision but don't play with precision.
    I had a Musicmaster but am no music master.

    I can play crappely so I'm seriously (seriously?) thinking of getting a touch style.

    MM
  11. pklima

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    Krappy, Krappy, Krappy!

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    You can hear it on the song "Czerwony pas" (krappy kover of a Polish folk song) at http://www.myspace.com/wmangler - it's the distorted track. I think I used the three-string neck.

    And some guy who isn't me playing it:

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    If his band ever gets famous I'm gonna use that photo to blackmail him.
  12. The Owl

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    #2) PKLima
  13. pklima

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    "Number two", hahaha. How appropriately krappy.
  14. dakpluto

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    *** is that thing? o_O
  15. PeteH

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    Hey, pklima,

    Kevin shows that triple on his site as a left-hander, and his photo shows the strap button on the 3-string neck. Do you play it left or right?
  16. COOL AND DEADLY

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    wow, I want more pics of krappy basses!
  17. PeteH

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    Actually, I don't mind letting either Owl or Kevin be #1 - Owl started the Klub, and Kevin, well, he _is_ the Krapmeister :)
  18. ggunn

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    I have a Bongo but I don't play drums.
    I have an Alembic but I don't distill whiskey.

    ;^)
  19. JoePasko

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    My name is Joe, and I have been a Krappy Bass owner since August 2008. My weapon is a two-string fretless neck-thru model, which the Krapmeister has christened "FretLesPaul".
    I also own a '75 Precision, 4 banjos, three accordions, and an assorted bunch of percussion. I've dicked around with other folk's fretless basses, but never owned one until now - although I have always wanted one. As far as the 2-string business, I've been fascinated by the concept ever since I spotted the Longbow Bass on-line. The more I saw bass players with 5 and 6 string axes, the more I became determined to own a 2-string! If you knew me personally, you would totally understand! So my Krappy is 2 dreams realized (fretless AND two-strings), in one sweet & inexpensive package! I am lovin' it. That's my kid Ryan on drums... and those are truly crappy drums with a "C" ... just check out that cymbal. We have fun in the basement making family noise.

    Anyway... Krappy Klub is for me... here I am...let's jam.

    PS - I am in Castleton NY (across the river from, and a little southeast of, Albany)

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  20. lamonica78

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    Oh my lord. That thing is amazingly Kraptastic! I love the pick ups!!! haha

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