Identify this bass....*Please*

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by KuMBye YamALaWd, Nov 17, 2004.

  1. A friend sent me these pics as a joke, suggesting I replace my well-worn Steinberger with a more "modern" bass. Haha.

    He says he was given the pics in Germany recently.

    Does anyone here know what type of bass that is in this pic? (I've also included the guitar pic that I was sent, obviously made by the same....errr.......guitar & bass maker):
  2. Good Lord.

    I mean, that bass is sharp (no not in an attractive sorta way, just pointy)

    I mean, really. that is crazy looking. Not a clue on the maker, but he wasn't thinking lap play, that's for sure....

    Were they made or Orgy? :smug:
  3. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    Looks like a g****r to me!Off the boards I say!
  4. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    Until you look at both pictues and read what he wrote, when its quite clearly a bass AND a guitar.
  5. Selta


    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    One's a bass, the other a guitar, as the poster said originally. And even if it was only a guitar, I'd lilke looking at it, and seeing who made it. Though I wouldn't want to play or get attacked by someone with it...

  6. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    I don't know who made it, but I've got to say that I like it. If it is from Germany, it probably costs around $5000.
  7. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I think everything in Germany costs $5000. Even bubble gum.
  8. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    No, bubble gum is 4,999.99 $
  9. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    There's the exchange rate, you know. I sort of figured the penny would get in there somehow.
  10. Bubblegum: the Ultimate Chewing Machine. :scowl:

    (i know, geek, I mean.... weak)
  11. Redhotbassist


    Oct 19, 2002
    Nice bass, that thing would catch a few eyes at a gig.
  12. jazzbass70


    Sep 8, 2003
    It looks like a early Sharkbass model from Infeld basses from Austria.
  13. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Looks like an interesting mix of wood and plastics.
  14. squierplayer120


    Nov 17, 2004
    I gotta say it.
    "I think all bullets should cost 5000 dollars" -Chris Rock :bag:
  15. Worshiper


    Aug 13, 2004
    New York
    I think this is where we all apoligize for derailing the thread. About that bass...I have no clue but I kinda like it. Kinda its a bit strange, but it works nicely. Sorry to say that I don't know who makes it. Ask your friend it he has any more pics.
  16. Actually I think its a Klingon Batlith!!!!!

    Ka Plah
  17. j-raj

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

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Status, I think.