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Bass ID Please

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Strat Hater, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. A friend of mine is working on this bass that has no identification what so ever of what it is. Can someone here please help.

    I think it is some Japanese EB 1 knock off but not sure

  2. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Some more pics would help. Headstock & neck.

    Nice looking bass though.
  3. Sorry this is all I have. I can see if my friend has any more though
  4. VintageBassGuy


    Dec 28, 2013
    Thats a beaut. Send er over. It's an EB-3 copy, not an EB-1. The neck binding looks very Ibanez. What's with the tape over the pup?
  5. TheGreatSealof

    TheGreatSealof Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2010
    Deptford, NJ
    I am a novice but it looks like a modified Gibson or Epiphone SG bass. I say this because of the body style, controls, and neck pup. It looks like the stock bridge pup was replaced with a different pup. this is all I can determine from the pic. Just my opinion.
  6. FourBanger


    Sep 2, 2012
    SE Como
    Tape, to prevent clicky clicky on the metal cover I'd bet.
  7. Got some more pics


  8. I vote Aria. Here's a lone pic from an old ebay auction. Notice the same offset inlays as well as other features. Very nice bass.

  9. Another vote for Aria. The offset fretboard dots are the giveaway.