Warwick "W" bass ? What the ...........?

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  1. Jammin Johneboy

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    I came across a Warwick "W" bass for sale this morning . Got a kick out of it, never seen one before. Seems to be a Rock Bass . Just curious.
     

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    Well, it actually sorta works as a playable instrument (at least from just looking at it). Whether it would neck dive or not is another question. I don't imagine Fender attempting such a marketing tool. :rolleyes:
     
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    Tried ot out for a few minutes, it plays but sound very cheap and lacks any character. Sales guy agried it is just a marketing tool. Bad marketing, if you ask me.
     
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    If Warwick is your be all, end all of brands, I say go for it. If not, it's like an expensive beer neon light for your garage. if it's cheap, buy it for the parts if nothing else.
     
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    I'm not really interested in buying it . Didn't know these existed , so it surprised me when I saw it. Just thought I'd share the pictures of it here since it seemed like such a strange bass. Obviously a marketing gimmick .
     
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    As usual with warwick and specifically in this case;
    No thanks!
     
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    ahhh, it will stand up against an amp stably (at least it's not an upside down flying V)... ahhh, it's a ok colour... ahhh it's probably cheaper than the Bootsy star bass... ahhh, :rollno::rollno::rollno:
     
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    If I'm not mistaken, that bass was built from someone else that gave it as a gift to warwick for their 30th anniversary. They found it fun and decided to produce the same bass.

    I guess it makes people talk about them and can't disappointed, because no one actually thinks this could possibly be a serious instrument ;)
     
  13. Jammin Johneboy

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    I am sure it is not meant as a serious bass , more of a nostalgia , souvenier type thing. Your right about the 30th anniversary , here is a closeup picture of the neck .
     

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    Yuck!

    Excuse me.....wuck.
     
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