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Fodera AJ on Ebay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by geshel, Sep 19, 2002.


  1. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
  2. Bryan R. Tyler

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

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    Mmmmm....yummy. It's like the Zero bar of basses. Too bad I'd have to sell my future children to afford it.
     
  3. Brian Barrett

    Brian Barrett

    Nov 25, 2001
    Murfreesboro, TN (Nashville)
    Dealer LowEndBassShop.com, Builder LowEndBasses.com
    Yea, its a nice looking bass. Ray Roger's had that one for awhile.

    I thought it was a short scale, but I don't see any mention of it.
     
  4. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    It's a 34' scale. The race is on Brian!!
     
  5. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    That fingerboard is pretty...real pretty.

    brad cook
     
  6. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    something just looks weird about that bass...


    like - the body isn't proportioned right or something...


    :confused:
     
  7. iggy pop's bassist used THAT? that bass is like the anti-punk. :D
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aww, man, that thing is punk as ****!:D
     
  9. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I played it Saturday... ;)
     
  10. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    The Neck is "off center." there is more bass on the bottom half than the top half. So it looks lopsided a bit.
     
  11. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    That lopsided thing is a fodera thing. most of the Matty Garrison models are similar, but i aint complainin'!
     
  12. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    George Traviani also had that bass- - he also owns that Ken Bebensee Seraph - - i d rather have the Seraph, - again.
     
  13. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    Does he still own the Seraph, or is that the one Daryl Jones is selling?
     
  14. Hi Brad

    How did it play ?
    Were the marks mentioned that noticeable ?

    Your help would be appreciated, I'm too far away to take a look !!
     
  15. And????
     
  16. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    I thought It was just me.. I guess i'm not crazy after all...

    I don't really like this fodera very much... i bet it sounds nice though.. and that really is all that matters
     
  17. Brian Barrett

    Brian Barrett

    Nov 25, 2001
    Murfreesboro, TN (Nashville)
    Dealer LowEndBassShop.com, Builder LowEndBasses.com
    yea, Daryl owns the bebensee now.
     
  18. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Played and sounded like a really nice Fodera. If you like wide spacing you'll love this bass, it's really wide for your right hand, I'd guess maybe 20mm or more. Pretty sure it's the widest spacing on a 6 I've come across. I liked it. Cream colored see- through finish.

    The bass looks practically new, any marks on the back were barely noticeable. Very articulate, this one had a very hifi sound. I didn't like where the bass EQ was set, with just a touch it rolled in really low bottom... too low for what I'd optimally would prefer. Reminded me of the EQ on my former Yamaha TRB6II. Slaps well, balances well, felt nice.

    The owner is looking for something that could push more in a P bass sort of way. The AJ sounds great for what it is but it's not exactly a Blues bass. Could probably get that sound with lots of amp EQ tweaking but I wouldn't buy it with that in mind.
     
  19. Hi Brad

    Thanks for taking the time to respond.
    Your input has been most welcome and may just sway the decision.

    Thanks

    Nick
     
  20. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    No problem... glad to help. For me, that bass is pretty tempting.