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Can anyone identify this bass guitar please?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Vorpin, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. Vorpin


    Aug 8, 2018
    I just saw a video of this bass guitar being played that sounds amazing and was wondering what it was, this is the best image i found :

    Also this is the video where i watched it from (skip to 1:29):
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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I like the funny pajamas! :woot: It's some flavor of Fender Precision, what exactly, someone on here will surely know. Very black! :thumbsup:
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  3. Vorpin


    Aug 8, 2018
    Cheers, the sound is incredible isnt it?
  4. Doctor_Clock

    Doctor_Clock The Moon Machine Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2013
    Brooklyn, NY
    it looks like a Fender P with an Aerodyne jazz neck
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  5. SpazzTheBassist


    Jun 20, 2006
    Fender Special Edition Noir Precision, .......i think (logo in the original post is a spaghetti logo so may be a custom)

  6. The bridge looks like a high mass American standard bridge
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  7. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    Looks like it predates the Noir and it has the truss rod access at the bottom.
    USA-made P bass?
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2018
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  8. SpazzTheBassist


    Jun 20, 2006
    Im thinking the same.......matching color headstock with spaghetti logo. Custom shop maybe or some production model put out in the last several years (theres so many diff production motifs its hard to really pinpoint)
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  9. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    I wouldn't mind the Noir myself...just for that touch of red.
    I'd definitely put some Red Devil strings on it.
  10. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    I wouldn't be surprised if it was just an American Standard with a headstock refin.
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  11. Doctor_Clock

    Doctor_Clock The Moon Machine Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2013
    Brooklyn, NY
    or just a custom made deal
  12. Vorpin


    Aug 8, 2018
    I had a look it seems identical to this: fender-american-standard-precision-bass-2008-2012-897053.
    Which is a Fender American Standard Precision Bass but listening to it doesnt sound like anything being played by the Ghost Bass guitarist. :/
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  13. Vorpin


    Aug 8, 2018
    the closest i could find to the guitar is the Fender American Standard Precision Bass but its being played like jazz and doesn't sound anything like the ghost guitarist :(
  14. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies!

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    Reach out to the artist and ask him/her/other. He may be flattered.
    I remember asking Peter Steele how he got his incredible sustain and he spent a while describing literally every piece of gear he uses. Like most of us, he enjoyed talking gear with another bass player.
    Now conversely, when I asked Dennis Dunaway about his equipment, he said "buy my book". :D
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  15. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    You know, these guys actually sound okay...looking at them I had to believe the singer was one of those guttural-scream singers, but he has a good voice.
    The bass sounds good, too...I wonder what kind of pedal he’s using.
  16. that one's got the older american standard bridge and of course the fretboard is maple not rosewood
  17. Chrisk-K


    Jan 20, 2010
    Maryland, USA
    Nothing special about the bass. It’s a P.
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  18. That is a couple years old and the bass player has been replaced since then. The last tour, they had the girl from Lez Zepplin playing with them and I think she was just using a standard P-Bass (her's was white though). Not sure what amp/effects they were running through though. Most likely a Sans Amp DI and whatever backline.
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  19. johnson79


    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    Looks like an American Standard with a matching headstock.
  20. Changing a bridge or adding a logo isn't as rocket science-like as it once was!

    Take a P-bass and go to town!

    It might not be a sig. model so much as possibly a, "Here Mr. Luthier. I need this P-bass to look like..."
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