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Another Warmoth....5 string gecko

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Johnny Fila, Dec 27, 2004.


  1. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    For any one interested, here's my warmoth gecko.
    thanks for looking.
     
  2. SlavaF

    SlavaF

    Jul 31, 2002
    Edmonton AB
    Not my first choice of color but hot nonetheless :D I actually love the contrast between the back wood and the purple top!
     
  3. That purple looks great on my computer screen. I can only imagine how it looks in person.
     
  4. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    It's quilt maple on mahogany. all wenge neck f/board.
     
  5. Have you had this for a while? I think I remember seeing a purple Gecko fiver on TB somewhat recently.

    Great looking bass either way though, I have a warmoth deluxe 5 J-bass and love the quality of the parts. Love the contrast of the purple and the mahogany.
     
  6. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

  7. dcr

    dcr Supporting Member

    PM sent!


    dcr
     
  8. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Now that is nice. :D
     
  9. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    That is some purple!!!!

    Nice, not my cup of tea, but it´s nice.
     
  10. Charr

    Charr

    May 14, 2004
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    SWEEET!!! whats did it set you back?? and which eletronics did you go with??
    Color's not my favorite either, but thats one sweet lokking bass!! How does it play?? any soundclips for us ? :hyper:
     
  11. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    I paid 1100 for it and then i changed the electronics to barts (from emg) and aguilar preamp (from emg) that was another 300. plays mint. very easy. great action, nice b string. a little bright sounding (due to the all wenge neck?)
    it's a nice top, and i dig purple so...........
     
  12. Charr

    Charr

    May 14, 2004
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Really neat man! :) i've been wanting a Gecko ever since i saw one for the first time!!
    hmm.....that's not a high price for bass like that!
    Maybe i should quit buying so much junk for a while and save the money for one of thos beauties :)
     
  13. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    LOVE that top. That purple is killer!

    I would've had the back and sides painted black, but I agree with Slava, the purple + mahogany looks fine. :)