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Guitars you wish had bass versions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pklima, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska

    Really, with all the varieties of Spongebob guitars, ukuleles and even drum kits, the fact that there's apparently no market for Spongebob basses makes me wonder.


    I do actually have this guitar. A bass with a 34" scale and a mudbucker would be awesome.


    Yeah, it looks like alien furniture from some sci-fi movie. For some reason I like it, though.


    And, of course, the Chavcision bass. I do plan to actually make this one a reality.

    That's me. What would the rest of TB like to see in a bass version? I imagine it'll be generally more tasteful than my choices.

    If this thread already exists, sorry - I tried a search but it's not a search-friendly subject...
  2. Gibson Explorer Bass, i think only a few hundred were made before they were discontinued :(
  3. skidrawk


    Jan 21, 2007
    Space City, TX
    the bass-wangcaster
  4. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

    Aug 12, 2005
    Willow Street, PA
    Beta tester for Positive Grid
    Ibanez Jem.
  5. MoscowRadio


    Sep 28, 2012
    Guitarists would be jealous that ours is bigger.;)
  6. kevteop


    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    Oh man that Burberry thing is nasty.
  7. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell Bearded Dingwall Enthusiast

    Jul 16, 2005
    Belfast, UK
    I'm gonna flip it around and wish for a 6 and 8 string guitar version of the Dingwall ABZ, and a Jazz bass shaped guitar, complete with pickguard and control plate.
  8. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Yeah, I want mine to look more like actual Burberry plaid. Then again that's probably even worse, isn't it? LOL.

    Oooh. I bet such a thing already exists somewhere, and I bet it looks cool.
  9. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan. Supporting Member

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    I take it the last one is for a Bay City Rollers reunion?
  10. amimbari


    May 6, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    in order to turn things around a bit, I wished there was a guitar version of this....

  11. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Naaah. It's an attempt to make a bass that Eastern European girls who don't know anything about musical instruments will appreciate.
  12. Jake8773


    Jun 20, 2011
    Cool thread!
  13. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    This one right here:


    I would SO rock that thing! Might even be better if it was a Bass!
  14. Just reintroduced this year, (MF hasn't added a pic to the weblink yet.) $899

    They've also reintroduced the Bass Flying V. MF has pics for this one. I would assume the Explorer might be similar in style. $899
  15. spector_boogie

    spector_boogie No Limit Honky

    Apr 15, 2012
    The Woodlands, TX

    A good one that wasn't the $12k Grainger sig. :oops:
  16. +1
  17. RyanJD


    Apr 19, 2011
    Holy crap that is sweet and I don't even like The Simpsons!
  18. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out....

    Feb 6, 2010
    C-ville, Col, Ohio
    that is sweet, and I do love the Simpsons

    I would also like to have a Gibson Explorer bass...and now that they are reissuing them....more GAS!!
  19. Doner Designs

    Doner Designs Steve Doner Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2012
    Metro Chicago Area
    Doner Designs is an alias for Steve Doner
    I'd like to see, and therefore plan to build an Army Bass and and Air Guitar (flip flop of those shown below).

    As for production models, I'd like to see a Strat bass either in a short scale (using a strat body) or a alternately a 3 pickup J bass would be cool too. Probably will build a SS strat bass one day though others have done it so that takes away some of the attraction. Its more fun to be original.