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Bass Photos

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Chillihead, Jun 29, 2004.

  1. Chillihead


    Mar 31, 2004
    New Zealand
    Can anyone point me in the direction of a web site or sites that have many photos of well known makes and models of basses?

    I ask because my bass is a clear knock off of a well known make/model, but I can't for the life of me remember what - I've seen a photo before, but can't remember where.
  2. josh_m


    May 5, 2004
    Davie, Fl
  3. Chillihead


    Mar 31, 2004
    New Zealand
    Cheers Josh - A quick look through the first look shows that it may be an older Musicman S.U.B knock off, given that I have just the humbucker p/u. It's got the roundish pick guard.

    But, I shall post a photo tomorrow, just in case.
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
  5. Chillihead


    Mar 31, 2004
    New Zealand
    Cheers Speddling. The Musicman range is just too similar for mine to not be a copy.

    It's not exactly the same:

    2 knobs vs 3.
    No guard around the knobs.
    Tuning pegs all on the same side.

    However, they are the same shape, have the single humbucker in the same position and have the same oval pickguard.

    Thanks guys.
  6. hippiesandwich


    Aug 29, 2003
    San Jose
    Affiliated with Looperlative Audio Products
  7. Chillihead


    Mar 31, 2004
    New Zealand
    Here's a shot of my bass - anyone care to confirm that it is a Musicman lookalike?

    PS - Mine's the black one...
  8. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Yea it is definitely a musicman lookalike.
  9. Looks like a Vintage to me :).....

    but the small yellow one is 100% Fodera Obviously..!!! look at the workmanship in it ...hehe...

  10. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
  11. Chillihead


    Mar 31, 2004
    New Zealand
    Awesome - my 2 year old daughter will be thrilled when I tell her the good news!
    :bassist: ;)