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Carl Thompson replicas looking

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Coryrstoll, Dec 11, 2013.


  1. Coryrstoll

    Coryrstoll

    Dec 11, 2013
    Does any one know any good Carl Thompson replica builders,
     
  2. 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
    There's a thread in the Luthier's Corner (I think - or Basses) by someone building a Thompson knock-off for his personal use. Building one for sale might be considered douchey by some.
     
  3. Probably. If you're wanting a lot of woodworking to look authentic and keep it on a really tight budget, the rest of the quality might suffer.
     
  4. Suho

    Suho Bass Guardian

    Aug 23, 2008
    Philadelphia, PA
    I don't know if they are exactly "replicas" but Scroll basses have that scroll I associate with a lot of Thompson basses. They sure look nice, anyway.
     
  5. As others have mentioned, check the Luthier's Corner here.

    Also John Toon has a few lookalikes:

    http://toonbass.webs.com/
     
  6. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast

    May 7, 2010
    Philadelphia
    Adam Stone makes really, really nice ones. Here's a pic of mine (can't help myself) and there's a 5-stringer up for sale in the For Sale section.

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    Only hitch is that I don't know if Adam's taking any new orders right now.
     
  7. Bass42

    Bass42

    Nov 6, 2012
    Miami/US
    Endorsing : Elixir Strings, Digitech , Eden Amplification
    84vb.
    ttb6.
    37qw.
    hvpu.
    k0wf.
     
  8. Very nice basses bass42