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CAR Lakland Decade w/ matching headstock

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fresnorich, Jan 13, 2006.


  1. fresnorich

    fresnorich

    Sep 17, 2003
    Fresno, CA
    It's still months away from arriving, but I can hardly wait so I played around with a paint program and came up with this:
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    The color is a little off and I messed up the lettering on the decal a bit, but you kind of get the idea. I'm glad I decided to go with the matching headstock; I think it's going to look very cool.
     
  2. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    I want a 5v'er of that went they are offered!
     
  3. fresnorich

    fresnorich

    Sep 17, 2003
    Fresno, CA
    Scheduled Delivery: 03/01/2007

    :hyper:
     
  4. trainyourhuman

    trainyourhuman Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2000
    MI
    That's hot. Love the dual darkstar sound.
     
  5. hasbeen

    hasbeen Commercial User

    Sep 23, 2004
    Vice President, KMC Music. Warwick U.S. distribution
    very neat ....I'd have to agree.....matching headstock.

    Can you tell me what, as we say in marketing, the "love story" is on that bass.
    * tone
    * vibe
    * who's the player

    I mean, when I see it, I think...old-school, blues, fat, organic, rock n roll, t-bird thing perhaps. Flatwounds maybe? Tube amp?

    Or am I missing it?
     
  6. gfc55

    gfc55

    Aug 19, 2006
    Chicago Area
    Enjoy! I got mine about a year ago, and it is one of my all-time favorite basses.

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  7. sb69coupe

    sb69coupe

    Aug 9, 2004
    Raleigh NC
    That Decade with blocks and binding on the neck would be my personal definition of HAWT!!!
     
  8. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Look at the decade on the lakland basses page. The purple one.
     
  9. Great looking bass!
    And the best sounding one on the Audio page from lakland.com
    Althrough I also enjoyed the Glaub and Osborne bass on their site.

    Hope to ad a Lakland Skyline Duck Dunn with Darkstar to the collection this year
     
  10. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro

    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    Those basses are gorgeous.
     
  11. fresnorich

    fresnorich

    Sep 17, 2003
    Fresno, CA
    It’s absolutely gorgeous. It weighs only 8.5 lbs. and has the nicest feeling and playing neck I’ve experienced. It sounds incredible. I was blown away with how great and unique the Dark Stars sound. I’ve only played it through my Ampeg B-100r, but I don’t think that amp has ever sounded so cool.

    Pics:

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  12. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    HI

    Played a bass like that at a GTG in NYC last sept. Here is a pic of Dan and I. Is that the bass you like? It was very cool.

    Rob

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  13. TNF

    TNF

    Oct 7, 2006
    Dallas Tx
    That's a beauty! :eek:
     
  14. BartmanPDX

    BartmanPDX Supporting Member

    Those are great looking and sounding basses. You're very lucky to own one. Congratulations!
     
  15. Very nice! What's the list price on those?
     
  16. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro

    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    Jesus. Gimme your address - I'm coming over to steal that bass right now. :ninja:

    That is a BEAUTY - congrats!
     
  17. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Go for it ! :bassist:
     
  18. fresnorich

    fresnorich

    Sep 17, 2003
    Fresno, CA

    I'm not sure. Dan gave me a special deal on this one because I was the winner of the bass naming contest a couple years ago.

    Did you guys hear about the pickup naming contest they have going on right now? The winner gets a Skyline Decade with your choice of the new pickups.
     
  19. GM60466

    GM60466

    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    all that red reminds of a girl named Rita, but that a story for another day.

    GM
     
  20. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003