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2 string bass !?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ef4, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. haha. nope, looks rediculous though.
  2. Beej


    Feb 10, 2007
    Vancouver Island
    2500 bucks for a 25lb piece of lucite? No thanks.

    1, 2 and 3 string basses have been around for ages though...
  3. nato101010


    Dec 12, 2009
    I'd at least was 3 strings at a price of $2500.
  4. barebones

    barebones Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Less is less.
  5. Ef4


    Jul 28, 2009
    whats the point of it?
  6. theworldismad


    Oct 11, 2009
    all that, and you will have to keep around some extra nine volts because your electronics keep on running out of power due to the led lights soaking up all the juice. no thanks.
  7. With such a thin neck and a heavy glass(?) body, it's the perfect smashing bass!!!
  8. Spiritfield


    Mar 2, 2004
    I seem to recall The Presidents of the United States of America used a 2 string bass.. not sure of the make though.
  9. Definitely a novelty item. $2,500?? Really??? Wow. You could get a REALLY nice Sadowsky for that price, with a whopping three more strings! :eek: :D
  10. christw

    christw Get low!

    May 11, 2008
    Dayton OH
    "...features a transparent body with multiple green lights embedded within controlled by an simple on/off switch."

    That itself makes it worth $2500. That kind of intense wiring and basic use of refraction blows my mind.
  11. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX
    My 2 string Krappy Bass cost a whole lot less $$$ than that one -

  12. Why would anyone want to be more limited when playing bass?
  13. Ef4


    Jul 28, 2009
    Is that just tuned EA? haha
  14. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX


  15. Flaked Beans

    Flaked Beans

    Sep 9, 2005

    that's beautiful! ^^^
  16. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX

    Thanks - I need to oil it up a bit - do some maintenance.

    It sounds really good though.

    Here's his website - http://www.krappyguitars.com/index.html - mine was something like $130. I can't remember exactly, but it was right around that range.

  17. NateS


    Sep 22, 2009
    Richmond, VA, USA

    ah man, i want a two string bass now..

    he clear one i pretty cool, the lights are pointless though... one of the guitarists from mastodon has a clear guitar. can't play it naked, though...
  18. BostonTerror


    Dec 31, 2008
    Boston, MA
    Mark Sandman, the late bassist/singer for Morphine, used to play a 2 string bass.

  19. Fangry


    Apr 27, 2002
    Helsinki, Finland
    Why not? With the right shape the body might magnify what's behind...
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