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Does anyone here actually have a bootsy collins signature bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by double-muff, Sep 17, 2008.


  1. double-muff

    double-muff

    May 5, 2007
    Iceland.
    By washburn og traben?

    and I mean the million pickup star bass version.

    anyone?
     
  2. yeah, i've always wondered too.
    i dont think they sell well.
     
  3. double-muff

    double-muff

    May 5, 2007
    Iceland.
    I just can´t imagine anyone but Bootsy with the star bass.
     
  4. who

    who

    Apr 20, 2007
    Washington DC
    I believe there is someone here who has one that was custom made by Chris Stambaugh.
     
  5. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    My friend Mike Brown who plays bass for Ringling bros circus plays a Washburn Bootsy sig model.

     
  6. double-muff

    double-muff

    May 5, 2007
    Iceland.
    thats mad.
     
  7. Slax

    Slax

    Nov 5, 2007
    Long Island, NY
    Wow, that's pretty rare! :bassist:
     
  8. double-muff

    double-muff

    May 5, 2007
    Iceland.
    so the only owner is a friend of a TB´er

    :eyebrow:
     
  9. BobbyDevlin

    BobbyDevlin

    Dec 16, 2007
    Yonkers, NY
    I have the Washburn model, before they dumped him for signing a competing deal with Traben. I have very little interest in imported basses, so the Washburn was my logical choice. Mine is Pearl White with Gold BadAssII, Grover Titans, Mirror guard, white EMG J-set, bound birdseye neck, and red and clear crystal encrusted body, guard, and headstock. Baseball bat deep "C" neck works for my huge hands but could be troublesome for others. A great conversation piece, but it is pretty thick and powerful sounding with the EMG's...plenty of pop and cuts through nicely. I use Pigtronix effects and it is a match made in heaven growling through the Envelope Phaser and Disnortion pedals !
     
  10. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan.

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    Got any action shots? Love to see em.
     
  11. No pic, no bass. :D
     
  12. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    Do you know for a fact that that is what happened?
     
  13. OhulahanBass

    OhulahanBass

    Nov 6, 2008
    Boulder CO
  14. superdick2112

    superdick2112 Mile High Bassist Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    The Centennial State
    My favorite of all the "Bootsey" basses! It has all of the classic Bootsey features at a price that is still within reason. My least favorite Bootsey model would be the gaudy $12k Warwick version. Not that the "Star" basses aren't a bit over the top in the style dept., its just that they manage to do it with flair & character.
     

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