in love...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BoognishMang, Nov 12, 2002.

  1. with this beauty... italia modulo bass
  2. anyone else played one of these?
    I played on today here in Austin.
    i may have to hock some gear to get it.
  3. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    the body shape is a P Bass....

    the glitterish is ugly...

  4. I like it,

    The tip of the headstock looks like its been bitten off, but it has a cool vintage vibe going for it.

    How's it sound/feel?
  5. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    I think most of the Italia's are pretty cool-looking...

  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Prince just called.

    He wants his bass back.:D
  7. Yank the pickguard and put a non-stupid input jack on there and we'll talk. :)
  8. No one has brought up the most bizarre thing about this bass--the pickups! It's a fuzzy picture, but those would appear to be a lipstick vertically aligned for EACH string.
    Would anyone care to explain how this sounds?
  9. dmaki


    Apr 29, 2000
    I think its ugly:D
  10. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.

    What does the writing say just above the end of the neck? :confused:
  11. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    "No Number 5 robots were harmed for the making of this bass"... :D
  12. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i love those koraen Eko inspired intruments!
  13. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Yeeucch - I hated every one of those - somebody has got together all the styles in basses/guitars I really detest!!

    I ought to be a consultant for them - if I hate it, then they should add it to their range! ;)

    (Same to me as vintage US cars!!)
  14. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
  15. Amoilbasso


    Apr 22, 2000
    As an Italian,I feel offended by the fact they use that name on such ugly things:D
  16. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
  17. well since no one here seems to have heard what they sound like... I have, and they have a very warm tone. Yes those are 4 lipstick pickups. I would guess that they would act like a humbucker. I didn't get any hiss or feedback from the pickups.
    I felt that the instrument was well balanced. Very light. The neck is just a bit wider than a jazz, but barely noticeable. It was quite comfortable to play.

    *the headstock is NOT notched off like the pic.

    The picture doesn't do it any justice!!!!!
  18. If they made a plainer version of it - without all the pearloid and glitter - I'd probably want one.
  19. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    She's a wee bit sparkly for my tastes.