A new low...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hambone, Feb 5, 2005.

  1. You guys see anything disturbing about this latest Wish nightmare?

  2. Akito


    Dec 1, 2003
    Got to love the dual "truss rod" action! :p
  3. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    I'd hit it. Its not as spacey as his other designs. The body actually reminds me of a Ritter Jupiter.

  4. ..doesn't this belong in the 'Best bass to whack someone in the head' thread?
  5. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Is that the "standard option" trussrod?
  6. Sane


    Dec 4, 2004
    Melbourne Fl
    Yea Ritter better watch out... :rollno:
  7. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    I meant in shape, numb nuts.
  8. you know, Wishbass wouldn't be that horrible (as far as looks go) if it weren't for that hideous headstock that he insists putting on his basses...the bodies aren't bad, but the headstock... :eek:
  9. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    i see the bass, but not the wish...
  10. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Not that I like the looks of it either, but I understand it. Wish claims in that recent interview that that headstock is very efficient to make, and cuts significant hours and dollars from the build.
  11. lowendgod


    Feb 25, 2004
    Yakima, WA.
    i think he can count my vote for the best innovative truss rod lol

  12. the pickups config is confusing- 3 P p/ups slanted and covering 7 strings.

    I doubt that the string response would be very even.
    it would be a lot simpler to put in some cheap soapbar p/ups - eg. Kent Armstrong.
  13. Sane


    Dec 4, 2004
    Melbourne Fl
    My sarcasm was aimed at Wish not you :p I was agreeing with you in a sense.
  14. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Ugh...all I hvae to say is...ugly headstock.
  15. Did anyone else notice the 4" action.

    Must make a great cheese slicer.
  16. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004

    He spends all that time with the body and does nothing with the headstock to compliment it. It's like building a kick ass pro touring '69 Camaro and using 14" steel rims with ugly hubcaps. Cheap and efficient, but does nothing for the overall picture. :eyebrow:
  17. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004

    Okay, maybe he doesn't spent THAT much time on the bodies. :D
  18. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    I acrtually like the shape!!!!And it actually looks pretty well (ish/er) constructed.. dare i say solid?

    As for the action, this is like his first time using truss rods he probably doesn't know how to adjust them yet :p

    EDIT: The birdge is corain plastic and somehwat movable... and the holes for the string-thru don't look very even... :crying: