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I don't have the words...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by drivenmore, Dec 15, 2004.


  1. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Have to admit, Steve's basses are beginning to look better..
     
  2. that one does look a tad better than what i have seen before, but i still can't get myself over that headstock...never have...
     
  3. That thing is still a Joke. It has that whole ghetto homemade look to it. It doesnt even look like he tryed to make the headstock look nice.
     
  4. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I agree...
     
  5. I'm concerned about the bridge, it doesn't look like their are any ferrules for the strings.

    Aside from that, it's probably the most conventional Wishbass I've ever seen.
     
  6. Atshen

    Atshen

    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Hmm, a "fretled" bass? :confused:

    I wouldn't trust those frets' positions.
     
  7. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    Sweet guy.
    But after 400 bass you would think he could get it right?
     
  8. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    +1. Especially with the bridge on that. Intonation's probably garbage.
     
  9. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Let's not ignore the "zero fret".. that's right folks- you have to fret it to play what a normal bass does on open strings! Those frets scare me more than anything I've ever seen on a wish bass. I'll definately pass on salvaged wishbass.
     
  10. Atshen

    Atshen

    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    OMFG, I hope you're wrong! When looking at the picture, though, it seems like you're right! The strings look like they don't even touch the zero fret! :scowl:
     
  11. apollo11

    apollo11

    Aug 19, 2004
    New York
    Whoever bought this bass better put something in the headstock, or else he'll have squirrels living in there in no time!
    Andrew
     
  12. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    slowly improving, but still sloppy.
     
  13. sethlow3

    sethlow3 Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Nashville, Tennessee
    yucky
     
  14. smarvelous

    smarvelous

    Jun 2, 2002
    Albany, CA
    The zero fret doesn't mean you can't play open. That would be insane. It's gotta be touching the strings. Which should make for a very good action in the low registers.
     
  15. niomosy

    niomosy

    Nov 9, 2002
    It would be kinda funny to have, just so my hopefully-soon-to-arrive Fodera could have a little sibling ;) :p
     
  16. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    54_3.

    :rollno:
     
  17. Ilovepink

    Ilovepink Banned

    Nov 17, 2003
    California

    I think that looks kick ass. Give Wish a break, they are dirt cheap!
     
  18. Ilovepink

    Ilovepink Banned

    Nov 17, 2003
    California

    There is nothing wrong with using a zero fret. Mike Tobias, Ned Steinberger and Christoph Leduc have used them on everything they build.
     
  19. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I think what they're saying is that it looks pretty ineffectual on this bass because the strings aren't even touching it.