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*Ebay* Gene Simmons Axe Bass!?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Garrett Mireles, Nov 24, 2002.


  1. punkfunkfreak

    punkfunkfreak

    Dec 16, 2001
    i remember that, lol.

    Try swinging that around your head and avoiding a lawsuit.

    :D
     
  2. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I remember 'em too. I think they originally sold for about 2200 bucks.
     
  3. punkfunkfreak

    punkfunkfreak

    Dec 16, 2001
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    as you can see the original is pretty different to the produced version.
     
  4. Limo

    Limo

    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    I'm sorry for my ignorance but what is so funny about this??:confused:
     
  5. Bardolph

    Bardolph

    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    They don't look too lap friendly for playing while sitting down
     
  6. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    The original design is much cooler and Gwar-worthy. The actual outcome is pretty lame and very Gene Simmons-worthy.
     
  7. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    hmm.. gene simmons... Let me sell my fingernail to make $50...
     
  8. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    Is that piezo or am I just missing the pickups?
     
  9. punkfunkfreak

    punkfunkfreak

    Dec 16, 2001
    Theres a humbucker looking type thing under the axe head. Where the blade joins the neck.

    :confused:

    I bet that thing sounded like sheeeet.
     
  10. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    Ah yes, I see it now. Thank you for clearing that up for me.
     
  11. Is this why bass guitars are called "axes"?
     
  12. No, guitars are called axes. Basses are just, basses. :D