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If I Only Had a Heart

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by M5Yates, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    If only I had money to burn...
  2. Luckydog

    Luckydog Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 1999
    Looks like he went a little overboard with the shielding, huh?
  3. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    Pretty cool, id love to hear it.
  4. Andre_gt7


    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA
    bet it sounds like crap...:) kinda like luthite...but 10000X worse
  5. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    I dunno, they made alluminum uprights and a lot of people seemed to think they sounded pretty good actually.
  6. M5Yates


    Feb 7, 2005
    Austin, TX
    But you can't polish a turd.
  7. Andre_gt7


    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA
    point VERY well made
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    True. I would like to hear it too. But I don't think that we will get any bites, at that price.
  9. RHFusillo

    RHFusillo Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    Phoenix, AZ
    If I remember correctly, the Fender Custom Shop made some aluminum-body Stratocasters. I don't know how they sounded, though.
  10. An instuctor/luthier friend of mine has one- sounds sweet when bowed, awful plucked. There's a natural resonance/reverb that can work or not work for a given situation. None of this probably relates to the above beast, though.
  11. j-raj

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

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    I hope that it's well sheilded.
  12. - and inside-out.
  13. M5Yates


    Feb 7, 2005
    Austin, TX
    I think he means you may need rubber gloves to play it.
  14. nice and comfy for your forearm to rest on- ouch......

    IIRC the Fender Harley-Davidson aluminum strat had the usual comfort contours.
  15. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    I woudl bet it sounds better than the luthite instruments... but $2500? I wanta Sadowsky for that price.
  16. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    Maybe one of our chicago area brethren can go give this thing a whirl. For curiosity's sake.
  17. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
  18. FireAarro


    Aug 8, 2004
    Is it just me, or does that thing totally scream "METAL!"? :p
  19. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001