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Anyone remember this bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tiefling, Jan 11, 2005.


  1. tiefling

    tiefling

    Aug 19, 2003
    Washington DC
    Hello. Around 1993 I worked in a guitar store and we had an Ibanez bass in stock and I can't remember it's name/model number. It had a simlar body to the Ibanez EDA900, but was made of wood.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks!
     
  2. swampash

    swampash

    Dec 13, 2004
    ugly comes to thought, but i doubt they named it that ;)
     
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

  4. bovinehost

    bovinehost

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    Mmmm, stretchy.
     
  5. pc

    pc

    Apr 4, 2000
    Montreal QC
    Oh, yes!!!!

    The AFRs are the most beautiful basses I've ever seen...
     
  6. tiefling

    tiefling

    Aug 19, 2003
    Washington DC
    thats it! Thanks...
     
  7. Somehow that body looks better in that natural wood than it does with the luthite. I almost like that one.
     
  8. Andre_gt7

    Andre_gt7

    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA
    Awesome....but i like the luthite better...even tho wood must sound awesome
     
  9. RLT

    RLT

    Jul 10, 2004
    South Central OH
    From the look of the headstock in that shot. You could accidently kill a guitarist.
    (My corner, no dancing/prancing or what ever you call it. Whoops I warned you, Medics!) :bag:
     
  10. If I remember correctly, Bass Player Magazine reviewed that one. It was built by a Rolf Spuler, or something like that.
     
  11. Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight! :D
     
  12. Percy Jones used to play a 5 string fretless version that I always lusted after. That was on the later Brand X tours, now he plays the luthite model with the band Tunnels. For some reason which he never answered when I asked him, he prefered the luthite sound to that wood combo. Sounded crazy to me but he is the king. :) However I just read on his site he made a wooden body to replace his luthite. No mag PUP only piezo, that's how he had the luthite one when I last saw him, ripped the mag out completely, nothing but an ugly red luthite hole. LOL
    Dirk
     
  13. pc

    pc

    Apr 4, 2000
    Montreal QC

    Yeah... there are a couple of videos on his website with him played this ripped off EDA... Great tone!
     
  14. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    :eek: :rollno:

    One word: U-G-L-Y!!!!
     
  15. hieronymous

    hieronymous

    Nov 28, 2002
    Northern CA
    Just found this in an interview on the enhanced portion of the new Tunnels live album, The Art of Living Dangerously:

    Interviewer: There is a hole in your bass where there probably was a pickup; why, and do you have plans to make use of it?

    Percy Jones: There was a magnetic pickup in there which I never used since I just used the piezos. I'm going to fill the hole with Composition B and then stick a detonator in it.


    By the way, there are some videos of Tunnels here:

    Tunnels videos

    I haven't watched them yet, but at least one of the tunes ("Lilly's Dolphin") seems to be the same performance that's on the live album.
     
  16. Wow.

    If you ever had to fight off the guitarist, this is the bass to have.
     
  17. srxplayer

    srxplayer

    May 19, 2004
    Highland, CA

    :eek: :confused:
     
  18. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Wow!! Incredible stuff!!
     
  19. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics


    :ninja:
     
  20. RLT

    RLT

    Jul 10, 2004
    South Central OH
    "Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)"
    Accidentally Ac`ci*den"tal*ly, adv.
    In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance;
    unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially.

    I am a bad boy. I forgot "al"

    But officer I was just a groovin' with my eyes shut when I felt this thud and my bass was ripped right out of my hands! :crying: