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A Bass Oddity.... strange E-bay stuff....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by thomas, Sep 24, 2001.


  1. Will somebody buy this for me? And convince me I can play a non-retro instrument....



    Ebay listing


    There's also a cool Hagstrom on there but $400 is too much for a plywood bass missing half its tuners.
     
  2. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Where's nino?
     
  3. <img src="http://www.resnet.wm.edu/~ijwrig/whatthehell.jpg">
     
  4. my gosh, what are you supposed to say to that?
     
  5. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    :D
     
  6. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    :mad:
     
  7. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Whomever made that appears to have had some understanding of soundhole placement and resonances like Kaman of Ovation.

    Resonant as that bass may be, the proclivity to feedback of many hollowbodies and high volume scares me off.

    I wonder if he really meant that horn treatment or if he made a wrong turn with the saw and tried to make the best of it.
     
  8. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Exactly my thoughts too. Like the Godins too.

    Which means the body must be semi-hollow. Still a bit expensive though. But not a bad looking bass in my books.
     
  9. Its got an eagle or something inlaid so my assumption was that he was trying to continue that motif. Or maybe he just likes ridges.
     
  10. That's a whole new kind of ugly.
     
  11. your right.
    Its sooo ugly thats it oooogly.

    Sorry.. but im kinda traditional i guess.. i dont like oddity's in basses.. well much less anything. :)
     
  12. Ok. I just have to point out the name and the quote here. It amuses me.
     
  13. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Strange - the seller said that he took a Japanese Jazz Bass copy and modified it. Weird holes in the pickguard - I believe that if you remove the pickguard the bass would look better as it looks like it has a reasonably nice top. Short-scale neck too. Interesting bass.
     
  14. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    That's two more for Mimi.
     
  15. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I love birdseye maple, but that bass is just wrong.

    The body looks as if it were cut by someone smoking crack while on an acid trip.
     
  16. Oogly? lol. It's so true. I was leaning towards fugly but you sold me on Oogly!
     
  17. melvin

    melvin

    Apr 28, 2001
    All I can say is:

    Oh the humanity!