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Armenian Machine

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rickbass, May 1, 2002.


  1. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Another one for "Curiosity Corner"-

    An "Armen", made in Armenia, 4 strings over a fretted fretboard, 4 strings over a fretless.......try slapping this sucker! How's your damping control of crosstalk??? -

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    Asking price was $3300US and it sold. Homemade pups, tuners, bridge. Somebody wanted it. maybe these guys -

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  2. Jontom

    Jontom

    Mar 11, 2002
    New York
    I just checked my calendar...its May 1st...not April 1st! Anyway...that looks like a doctored photo to me, and who in their right mind would split the frets like that!
     
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    It's a real bass, I've seen a picture of it before, either here, or maybe at Bunnybass?
     
  4. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    www.bassalone.com

    The frets are staggered so that the finger position is about the same between fretted (just behind the frets) and fretless (on the fret line). I think.
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Thanks, Taylor, I knew I had seen it before.:cool:
     
  6. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    I like this Armen.
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    Now that's a big chunk of ebony.
     
  7. Please, do not mock with siamese twins. :mad: