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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by funk generator, Dec 23, 2012.


  1. funk generator

    funk generator Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2009
    Johnson City, TN
  2. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto/Niagara Falls, Ontario
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    Endorsing Artist: Levy's Leathers
    I don't think there's a high chance in hell those are legit...
     
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  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    This is one for Just Thumpin'. That looks like a ladybug on the headstock of the 12, and I've never once seen that on a Fodera.
     
  5. funk generator

    funk generator Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2009
    Johnson City, TN
    I probably should have emailed him to let him know about these. But he normally finds his way into fodera threads pretty quickly :) The ladybug on the headstock gave me a good laugh.
     
  6. Draculea

    Draculea

    Oct 2, 2011
    Mexico City
    Not legit IMHO. Even the bass, which has a similar shape to an authentic Fodera, does not seem to be the real deal, it lacks the butterfly logo on the headstock, and that finish just doesn't seem to add up.
     
  7. i get a queezy feeling looking at those links
     
  8. Bassconbeatz

    Bassconbeatz Way down low Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Porter Ranch, CA
    I'd say they're legit. I think the GTR shop is an authorized Fodera seller.
     
  9. TRichardsbass

    TRichardsbass Banned

    Jun 3, 2009
    The Real Jersey Shore
    Disclosures:
    F CLEF LLC, Music Industry Consulting and Sales
    Go to GTRStore.com and you will find them there. Steve and the gang at GTRStore are legit. They have a great selection as well.

    Tom
     
  10. Man, they are excessively expensive, aint they? Recently heard a Fodera bass on stage, and it was much less than impressive sound wise, which makes one wonder.
     
  11. They also have a used Fodera double neck left handed tele. 5 string bass on top, 6 string guitar on the bottom. Only $5k...
     
  12. I agree with the posts about GTRStore. They have been pimping Fodera wares in Bassplayer Mag.

    I find most Foderii attractive, but those aren't aesthetically pleasing IMO.
     
  13. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Kraft Dinner, Michelob Ultra and Herradura Tequila
    Legit.

    Jason mentioned there was a time (before he joined the company) that Fodera would make a bass without the butterfly logo. They no longer will do this.
     
  14. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Kraft Dinner, Michelob Ultra and Herradura Tequila
    I thought so too.... Until I played a couple.

    Best way to avoid placing an order for a $5-10k Fofera IMO? DO NOT play one!
     
  15. renyzen

    renyzen

    Jul 7, 2012
  16. LikeRaphael

    LikeRaphael Banned

    Dec 18, 2012
    Legit or not, does anyone else think they're really silly?
     
  17. N.F.A.

    N.F.A.

    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    The seafoam green one weighs 20 lbs!! :oops:
     
  18. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Kraft Dinner, Michelob Ultra and Herradura Tequila
    And they are not new though.....
     
  19. Call me crazy, but that seafoam green 12 looks killer.
     
  20. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Kraft Dinner, Michelob Ultra and Herradura Tequila
    More info on this bass in the Fodera thread. It isn't 20lbs.
     
  21. LikeRaphael

    LikeRaphael Banned

    Dec 18, 2012



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