How do you like this bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Goth_bass_1, Jan 12, 2002.

  1. Goth_bass_1


    Jan 12, 2002
    Look at this bass! Anyone plays it and can tell me what it is like?
  2. SystemofatooL


    Dec 15, 2001
    wow, looks nice, but sorry, can say ive played it

    who makes it?
  3. Goth_bass_1


    Jan 12, 2002
    Well, it`s an Esh Stinger and I think its called"Real Gothic" or so. I`ve found it at an Ebay auction.
  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    ... it scaring me ...
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    There's a used Esh at a local store. I don't know much about Esh, I think they're trying to get about $1000 for it. I've seen people give very positive reviews of them.

    This one is amazingly ordinary. Sounded "ok". I was pretty surprised.
  6. Dude ! :D

    One of my best friends has one of those.
    It's the ESH Stinger " real gothic ".

    the stinger are real nice basses with ash body, maple neck and mahogany fretboard. It's powered by 2 kent-armstrong pickups.

    The type on your photo is the " real gothic " which has transparant finish, 2 big humbuckers and a piezo-bridge.

    They're made in Germany, and are VERY nice to play with. My friend put thicker strings on it and tuned it up to C. the tone is somewhat like the warwick-sound.

    How much are they asking for it ? if it is a nice price, then go for it.. the bass is worth it !

    the " real gothic " is listed for about 1300 / 1400 € in most stores..
  7. Tumbao


    Nov 10, 2001
    ...interesting, 34.5 scale ! :cool:
  8. neptoon


    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    hmmm....throw a chain on there for a strap, and it'll be just like petey steel's bass
  9. It looks like a bass version of an Ibanez Iceman. Funny looking.

    Rock on
  10. Cosmiceddie


    Aug 18, 2014
    I have 2 Esh Stinger I 'Real Gothic' basses and 1 Esh Stinger I Classic bass.

    Well, all I can say is that they are far and away the best sounding basses I've ever come across. And they are eye catchers to boot.
  11. bungletrpg


    Aug 8, 2013
    Redlands, CA
    This thread is from 2002. :mad:
  12. Cosmiceddie


    Aug 18, 2014
    Those basses are still made and played, obviously. Thus this (thread) seems timeless to me.
  13. Does it have a cloaking device?
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