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If Wolfgang Van Halen played country....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Simon Langley, Jan 1, 2008.


  1. Simon Langley

    Simon Langley

    Jun 19, 2007
    Chico, CA
    He'd play this

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    Sorry, but it kind of made me giggle. Those of us who saw them on tour in 2007 know what I am talking about.
     
  2. that looks awesome,i wish telecaster basses look more like this
     
  3. Mike Shevlin

    Mike Shevlin

    Feb 16, 2005
    Las Vegas
    I just saw him last night in Vegas - he did good. could not figure out what the hay kind of hybrid bass he was playing.
     
  4. I saw some clips recently and it looked he was strummin' like Danny Partridge. I can't tell if it was from the cheap clips, but it didn't look like the playing matched up.
     
  5. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Can someone explain the joke for everyone who didn't see VH on tour?
     
  6. Kitsapbass

    Kitsapbass What key is this?

    May 26, 2005
    Bremerton, WA
    his bass was a copy of his dad's guitar...
     
  7. Simon Langley

    Simon Langley

    Jun 19, 2007
    Chico, CA
    *He was playing a bass that was made from a beat up guitar body with a music man style pickup and a short scale bass neck on it. Sounded like he was playing through guitar amps too. Very nasty tone. Don't know what they were thinking.:rollno::scowl::rollno::(
     
  8. Rickett Customs

    Rickett Customs

    Jul 30, 2007
    Southern Maryland
    Luthier: Rickett Customs...........www.rickettcustomguitars.com
    Even though I'm not much of a Fender fan, That's sweet, Wolfkid or not
     
  9. richnota

    richnota

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    Wolfgang. :ninja:

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  10. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize! Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    That is so cool. I always liked teles. Is it a real instrument?
     
  11. yeah, theres another post in the show your basses thread where someone took a strat and did the same thing...cool idea
     
  12. Simon Langley

    Simon Langley

    Jun 19, 2007
    Chico, CA
    *Yes! It is on eBay right now. And, no I am not the seller. Just search for "tele bass" and I am sure you'll find it.:bassist:
     
  13. ERIC31

    ERIC31

    Jul 1, 2002
    Maricopa, AZ
    That is sweet! Squier needs to make this one for real. I'd buy one!
     
  14. idoru

    idoru

    Dec 18, 2005
    Brisbane, Australia
    Needs a Tele headstock though, dontcha think?
     
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