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Anybody know what kinda bass this is?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PinkTelephone, Feb 2, 2006.


  1. My friends moving to flordia soon and this was his dads first bass from way back in the day. his dad forgot he even had it and just gave it to me for whatever reason. i have no info on this bass or did my friend. its in pretty crappy conidition but whatever it was free. theres no name on the bass or anything. nothing. just wondering if anyone knows anything about it. thanks in advance.

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  2. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    Loos like a Memphis of some sort.
     
  3. King V

    King V

    Dec 13, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    I'll second that.
     
  4. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    HI

    Memphis?
    SD curlee?

    Rob
     
  5. so its not really worth anything right?
     
  6. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Almost looks like an SD Curlee. Anybody else?

    Riis
     
  7. I think Memphis is it. The S.D. Curlees I've played were nice, USA made instruments...heavy as hell and good looking in a brass and natural wood, '70's hippie kind of way.
     
  8. King V

    King V

    Dec 13, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    Most likely not, but it could be pretty dang cool. Nice free score in any case!
     
  9. clanner

    clanner Token Black Guy.

    Apr 27, 2005
    ummmmm, marietta GA
    actually it reminds me alot of my drummers brothers Vantage bass.
     
  10. lbpark

    lbpark Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    Mobile, Al.
    My vote's for S.D. Curlee. Body, neck, neck joint, and headstock all look just like my Curlee guitar. Nice score!
     
  11. I'd have to say SD Curlee
     
  12. yea guys i think we found our winner

    SD curlee
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  13. lowrez

    lowrez no.

    Nov 27, 2004
    New Englandish
    different bridge and peghead though?
     
  14. what's with the paisley strap, the missing knobs, the stuff growing out of the pickups, the wrong gauge strings, the broken tuning key and the Clemson Tiger paw????

    other than that....SWEET BASS, man!
     
  15. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida

    I agree there is one down here in a pawn shop for like $150
     
  16. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    Way back when Hondo had a copy of the SD Curlee that looked pretty close to the originals. Even had the deep-inset neck if I remember correctly.