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What is that...thing?!

Discussion in 'Bass Humor [DB]' started by Paul Barsic, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. Paul Barsic

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  2. Ben Mitchell

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    Don't do it. Looks like a nightmare in my opinion.
  3. Steve Boisen

    Steve Boisen Heartless mercenary, partially redeemed. Supporting Member

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    It's an interesting piece of folk art.

    - Steve
  4. Michael Case

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    It looks like outsider art to me.
  5. HeavyJazz77

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    I'm allergic to lentils, lima beans and Hip-Hop.
    I bet you it wouldn't even burn.
  6. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

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    That looks a lot like an aluminum bass I played in middle school. :eek:
  7. KUNGfuSHERIFF

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    I offered five bucks, just for larfs.
  8. Paul Barsic

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    If he accepts that, you will be on the hook for the $175 [DEL]hauling and disposal[/DEL] shipping and handling.
  9. KUNGfuSHERIFF

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    Not if he runs it through a wood chipper first.

    Seller responded with glowing praise for the instrument, which is currently the principal decoration of his living room, and refuses to accept a penny less than $400 plus shipping.

    A luthier friend is convinced its early American but not of the Yankee school.
  10. ole Jason

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    It's just folk art now, not an instrument.
  11. Jsn

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    Early American but not Yankee? Are we witnessing the glory that is a Native American bass?
  12. wallawallabob

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    Looks like a "church bass"
  13. TroyK

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    Holy **** snacks! I'll bet that thing swings like a brick.
  14. T-Bird

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    Hi.

    +1

    If I didn't live as far from US as I do, I would've bought the one a kind TBer offered me (church basses don't exist here).

    The shipping would have been a murder though, so I had to pass.

    A word of caution for anyone stumbling onto this thread when looking a church bass though.
    Those church basses seem to vary A LOT in size, so even if the looks of a full size DB may be there, You are possibly looking at 1/8 or 1/2 bass or even 1/2 cello size if the photographer don't care to offer any size comparison.

    I would just love to find one for cheap and turn it into a busking bass.


    Regards
    Sam
  15. PaulKing

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    That is very special.
  16. bejoyous

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    Those strips are rib protectors so they don't get worn when placed on the ground.;)

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