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Fave boutique bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ostinato, Nov 6, 2005.


Who makes your dream bass?

Poll closed Nov 20, 2005.
  1. Alembic

    28 vote(s)
    9.3%
  2. Benavente

    14 vote(s)
    4.7%
  3. Brubaker

    4 vote(s)
    1.3%
  4. CB Basses

    7 vote(s)
    2.3%
  5. Dingwall

    24 vote(s)
    8.0%
  6. F Bass

    31 vote(s)
    10.3%
  7. Fodera

    30 vote(s)
    10.0%
  8. Ken Lawrence

    11 vote(s)
    3.7%
  9. Ken Smith

    15 vote(s)
    5.0%
  10. Lakland

    14 vote(s)
    4.7%
  11. MTD

    25 vote(s)
    8.3%
  12. Modulus

    14 vote(s)
    4.7%
  13. Pedulla

    3 vote(s)
    1.0%
  14. Renaissance

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Roscoe

    10 vote(s)
    3.3%
  16. Sadowsky

    37 vote(s)
    12.3%
  17. Tyler

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  18. Vadim

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  19. Warrior

    6 vote(s)
    2.0%
  20. Warwick

    26 vote(s)
    8.6%
  1. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Who do you play or who do you want?
     
  2. I had my F Bass and i want others!!
     
  3. "Other" - Noyce
     
  4. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    FBB.

    From the available list, Benavente.
     
  5. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Judging by the poll results so far, I'd say this is going to be very interesting.
     
  6. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder: Wing Bass
    +1 for F Bass
     
  7. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Warwick? heh

    Where is Elrick?

    I voted MTD.
     
  8. Aj*

    Aj*

    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Other - Jerzy Drozd

    You missed out practically every European luthier :/.
     
  9. Aj*

    Aj*

    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    However, I voted MTD out of that list, F Bass would be second for me.
     
  10. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I play a Kubicki, and I sure do love it, but out of that list...it was hard, with Warwick, Fodera and Alembic in there...but Roscoe it is!
     
  11. I've been GASin' hardcore for a Sadowsky 24-fret 5-string for about ten years now!
     
  12. Snarf

    Snarf

    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    Other - Stambaugh
     
  13. groovit

    groovit

    Oct 12, 2004
    New Hampsha
    MTD 535...or a Nordstrand :hyper:
     
  14. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Stambaugh has some really cool stuff going on...I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one!
     
  15. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    G&L, Fender, and Carvin. None of this fancy stuff for me.
     
  16. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Alright, alright...Ken Smith and Modulus make some stuff I dig
     
  17. D.A.R.K.

    D.A.R.K. Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2003
    Virginia
    Ken Smith for me, i actually just came to that conclusion
    recently after 24 years of bouncing around on different basses....
    played everything i could get my hands on.
    nothing in the world feels as good to me as the heel on an nt smith.
    best action i ever had was on a smith.
    hoping to get my mitts on one again next year.
    d
     
  18. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I've been looking at some of those Ken Smith Black Tigers and getting some serious gas...
     
  19. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
    m

    I agree.
     
  20. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Alembic and Status, of the stuff I've tried.

    I'd be interested in trying a Dingwall, an F bass, a Benevente Vortex, a Nordstrand, a Stambaugh or a Smith based on appearance and reputation.