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Basses that should be made.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Everybody who knows gear can think of basses that companies should make but don't. Here is my list:

    1. Stingrays/Sterlings fives w/19mm string spacing or at least

    2. G&L JB-2 with five strings & 19mm string spacing

    3. Fender Jazz V & Precision V with Sadowsky style neck profiles and string spacing

    4. Passive Sadowskys

    5. Fretless G&L Tributes and Ibanez ATKs.
  2. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Spector basses with a graphite neck! Imagine how awesome that would be!
  3. stflbn


    May 10, 2007
    Hey, that would be pretty funny if Fender basses started emulating changes, neck profiles, etc that Sadowsky and others have done.
  4. A Headless Steinberger Explorer.:bassist:

  5. A lightweight T-40 5 string with a Musicman neck. :bassist:
  6. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    an ALL plexiglass dan armstrong. neck included:hyper:
  7. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    I don't know why. One good copy deserves another.:)
  8. Masher88

    Masher88 Believe in absurdities and you commit atrocities

    May 7, 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    After not finding the basses that I want...I started making my own from Warmoth. Newest is a P bass body with a tele neck...5 string, with Nordy dual coils in it.
  9. doctorjazz


    Oct 22, 2006
    Wilmington, NC
    A 34" scale Ashbory.
  10. 20db pad

    20db pad

    Feb 11, 2003
    I been everywhere, man...
    None. At all.
    34" scale Lakland 5 strings.
  11. Squire VM Bass VI
  12. ROON


    Aug 5, 2006
    Sydney, Australia
    I would like to see the MusicMan Sabre come back into production. It will never happen, but I'd love to have a replica or something. Also, Fender should offer the classic colours on their Jazz basses. I'd love a sonic blue jazz w/ pearl bound and blocked maple board.
  13. gkbass13

    gkbass13 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2006
    a 34 inch scale ona 55-02 would have sold on becoming a lakland user once again. right nwo i really want a new 5 string, but dig the 44-02's that ive played so much that they are tempting me as well.

    i think there would be a good response if fender released a 5 string fretless jazz bass as well.
  14. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    Fender "John Entwistle" Slab-Body P-Bass RI.
  15. Nedmundo

    Nedmundo Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2005
    Oh, yeah! And how about a Fender semi-hollow along the lines of the Thinline Telecaster? I wouldn't mind a straight up passive American Standard P/J Fender either, in both four and five string versions.
  16. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Warwick need to let Status Graphite make the B1 Buzzard again to stop the Entwistle fans complaining!
  17. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    Fender Precision Elite II with an updated preamp.
    Hagström Super Swede, all original.
  18. Mike Shevlin

    Mike Shevlin

    Feb 16, 2005
    Las Vegas
    I would love a 5 string Explorer shape bass with 19mm spacing - I'm hoping that Warwick will do one eventually. Alembic would probably do it, but I don't even want to ask for a quote on that one.
  19. Funkdrawer4

    Funkdrawer4 Registered Abuser

    Ibanez SR-500 with Atk 3 coil pickup
  20. Basehead

    Basehead Now with even more synthy goodness...

    Jan 3, 2008
    New York NY
    I would LOVE a 5 string US Spector with 19mm spacing. THAT would be the sh*t!

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