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Begging to be slapped...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Osama_Spears, Jun 17, 2003.

  1. Never liked warwicks, but whatever gets you going!
  2. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Thumb 6ers always looked great to me, although slapping would be one of the last things I'd do on it.
  3. I'd so pull a Ryan Martinie* on it :)

    (Bassist of Mudvayne)*

  4. chris griffiths

    chris griffiths

    Aug 20, 2002
    nashville tn
    Endorsing artist: Gallien Krueger
    man that'd be like having a figure skater strapped to your chest it'd be so heavy! let the dream die!
  5. I think it's absolutely hideous, especially with those henious angled tuning keys. Yuck!

    Well there's my absolutely useless negative two cents!

  6. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Ish. Maybe useful for "El Kabong."
  7. Screw you guys! *hugs bass*


    true though,it would be a heavy beast.

    it'd be in need for a good strap...warwick dive and all...

    still,it'd just be fun to have.

  8. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    I bet it would be the neck heaviest bass ever made.....
  9. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I don't really like warwicks either, That model has pretty wide string spacing by the looks of it.

    I'm not very fond of 6 stringers either :p
  10. chris griffiths

    chris griffiths

    Aug 20, 2002
    nashville tn
    Endorsing artist: Gallien Krueger
    yeah? well I'm not fond of robots!!!

    I saw the stepford wives don't try to pull that stuff on me :) westworld actin Mutha......
  11. Noobai


    Aug 25, 2002
    Stanford, CA
    Those things dont just neck dive man. Trust me, I played one and WOW, kept coming off the strap, its like playing a horse.

    Edit - This is coming from a guy who plays a BTB, not a light bass by any standard.
  12. Jmann


    Apr 29, 2003
    Lexington, Ky
    I like it. my Warwick has NO dive to it.
  13. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    I love it, very cool indeed. Though my Thumb5 is about the physical limit of what I can wear on my back for more than 30 minutes, so I'd have no chance with this.

    Also nice to see they made wider string spacing available on the bolt ons.

    As for the neck dive, two words: Comfort Strapp.
  14. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    Too many strings! Too many srings! (Not fond of War's either).
  15. furiously funky

    furiously funky Guest

    Dec 28, 2002
    man, save for it, try one out, don't listen to everyone who says they don't ike them. If you do, then who cares? it wouldn't be my first choice, but like i said, who cares what i or anyone else has to say. if i had the cash, i'd be getten a Conklin GTBD-7 and i don't care if i'm the only person on the planet who likes it!
  16. Bass Kahuna

    Bass Kahuna

    Dec 3, 2002
    West Lafayette, Indiana
    Luthier, Custom Builder

    That could be kinda cool depending on who the skater is! :D

    sorry... absolutely couldn't resist!

  17. Heh...yeah,about the neck dive...

    the bassist of Mudvayne(Ryan) has his bass right about where mine is(or I have mine about where his is :confused: )

    and,it seems fine on him...but,for those low punk player...it's be a pain.

    wait...what am I saying? Punks dun play Wick's they play Squier's ;)

    (I kid)

  18. Selta


    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Jon, you're such a silly person...

    I've played this bass in a few shops, never did like it. Neck dive like someone jumping off a building. Though I did enjoy the wide string spacing bunches....

    Over all, I'd stay away from it. But that's me.

  19. warwicks are overdiscussed. warwick is most definately overrated for who they are and what they offer. ive learned that. they are the newbie-hype bass manufacturer of the 21st century.

    btw, the bass in question is the broadneck version of the thumb 6 b/o.

    i have a warwick thumb 4 b/o. i love it.
    but stop talking about warwicks like theyre some golden idol.