Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by K2000, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. K2000


    Nov 16, 2005
  2. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Pfft, it's missing 3 pickups! haha

  3. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    Does anyone on these boards have one?? Im really curious to find out what they're like. I can't see anyone but the most absolutely diehard bootsy fan buying these. Just... no. :eyebrow:
  4. Zachass

    Zachass Peavey Partizan

    Heh, check out the first user review for a laugh.
  5. Rumour has it (I know, because I'm starting it) that Roger Sadowsky will soon be offering a Bootsy model, too.

    It will have 5 sadowsky jazz pickups to 5 Sadowsky Pre's and 5 VTC's and 5 output jacks!
  6. Seriously, if it had all the pickups in their proper spaces, I'd seriosuly consider testing one. Until then, I'm not laying a hand on one of these.
  7. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    I agree. God. Imagine a Fodera Space Bass. It'd be about $36,000!

  8. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    I agree, by not fitting 5 pickups, they really limited it's appeal. Most people would buy one just for the "My bass has more pickups than yours" factor.

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Anyone know what kind of pickups are in Bootsy's Bass ?
  10. quallabone


    Aug 2, 2003
    2 real and 3 pretend?
  11. the_home

    the_home Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2005
    Pensacola, FL
    A $2,700.00 Washburn :eyebrow:

    But it does say you get a 'free case' ;)

    Wonder how many of the 100 sell?
  12. what he said.

    honestly though i would get it even with only 2 pickups if it sounded good and i had 2700 grand for it. i mean come on, LOOK AT IT.
  13. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    When they first launched these a couple years ago they were "asking" something around $4,500. Guess reality is slowly seeping in. By 2009 they'll be priced right.


  14. Kronos


    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    Maybe they used real gemstones? :D :bag:
  15. Skeletomania


    Oct 25, 2005
    hong kong
    Am I seeing it wrong, but why is the list price say 1200 bucks while the site is offering it for 2700?
  16. irjason

    irjason Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    Looks like 4499 to me. It's hard to tell with it crossed out like that.
  17. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    No, list is 4499.99.
    You'd have to be THE Bootsy fan and have a couple of big brass ones to take that out.
    Bootsy was Bling before Bling was cool.
  18. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    Holy crap...look where the strap pegs are! How is it even playable?
  19. eots


    Dec 18, 2004
    Morris, IL.
    If you had $2,700,000 you'd buy the real deal wouldn't you?
  20. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Please, don't be ridiculous. :eyebrow: