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Hey, This Is Not A Bongo, Is It?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bovinehost, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
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    In a further attempt to prove that I don't only love Bongos, this is my new Stingray, an eBay score that turns out to be a very nice bass.

    Now strung with TI Flats, she's a thumpy old school tone machine.
  2. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Very cool. I like it much more with the white pearl guard than the black one.

  3. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    You're lying, that's definatly a Bongo. You just reshaped it and took off one of the pickups.

    JK, congrats.

  4. Whoa, Bovine! That looks good enough to eat! :hyper:

    Is that color blackcherry sunburst?

    Me likey very much.


    Mike :)
  5. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
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    Bleeb it or not, that is Burnt Apple, a finish I never cared for in all the photos I saw but which actually looks pretty good in real life - and when photographed in natural light.

    It's got little sparkles, too, but you can only see them with flash photography, which is not my favorite way to take Bass Porno pictures.
  6. metron


    Sep 12, 2003
    Indeed it is not a bongo and as a result it looks pretty nice! :eek: :D
  7. Very very nice :cool:
  8. thats the nicest looking bongo i've ever seen :p
  9. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    Burnt apple is a sunburst with a redder middle?
  10. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    It's...sooo...beautiful... :bawl:
  11. I think burnt apple is medium red fading to darker red fading to black.
    No gold/yellow at all.

    I could be wrong.

  12. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Beautiful bass, man. ***GAS builds***
  13. Damn that looks good.

  14. Always loved BA finish!
  15. Since when has BrokenAngel had her own finish? I got to get me one of those finishes :p

    bovinehost - nice bass. My cousin has the same finish on his SR5 and I fell in love when I saw it. Good choice! Now where are those sound clips? :bassist:
  16. Lewk


    Oct 19, 2003
    i second the request for sound clips!
  17. Nice bass.

    Very shiny. :)
  18. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    Sweet Bovinehost!!! I absolutely love it!!! Looks just like mine 'cept for the pickguard... mine's black. Looks really good with the pearloid; didn't think it would but your bass has proven me wrong.
    The color is very difficult to convey in photos because of the sparkles in the finish. That's what I like about it, the light has to be just right to see them, but to me, it looks good from any angle in any light. You'd have to pry mine from my cold, dead hands. Congrats and enjoy.
  19. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Not to worry, Jack - I've always known and accepted that you swing both ways. Not that there's anything wrong with that...


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    hey bovine, you obviously know what youre doing with a camera so could you give me some simple tips on how to get good pictures of a bass? i just got my GT7 but all the pictures i take turn out very lackluster.

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