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Conrad Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by countshockula, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008

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  2. GlennW


    Sep 6, 2006
    Made by Matsumoku; watch the binding neck pocket for cracks and other signs of giving away. It's like an Epi EA-260 with pointy horns in a different color.

    They have narrow string spacing and sound pretty good.
  3. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    Thanks, I do dig the pointy horns.
  4. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    bump for more info
  5. TomB

    TomB Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2007
    I can't offer much info, but Conrad must have offered a wide variety. Mine, purchased around '72, was a jazz-style fretless but w/a single pickup. I can't recall why, but I still have the pickup, tuners, and a big Fender-style ashtray. It served me well for a few years back then.
  6. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    thanks for info tom
  7. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?
    9 times!
    Really? no more info?
    C'mon! someone must know something more?
  8. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    The only thing I remember about Conrad is that they made a near-perfect copy of the clear Dan Armstrong Ampeg basses. The bassist in my very first band had one (I played guitar on a Mosrite Ventures Model). Heavy as all get out but sounded killer.
  9. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    Cool, thanks Jimmy.
    Well, for just over $200, I'm hoping I get a fun toy. Sure looks weird enough for me.
  10. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    Finally got it.
    Looks like someone wired the p-up selector switch wrong, but besides that, seems pretty cool. Looks wacky next to my 3 japanese fenders.(all black)

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