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Ken Smith Pics Thread???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jokerjkny, Nov 3, 2005.


  1. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    if ya got one, lemme at it!

    and does anyone know if the Ken Smith "Fusion" body shape is smaller than the regular BSR body shape? or is the BSR still the smallest KS body? i can see how the lower bout is slightly different, but are there other differences?

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  2. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Sweet jumping pancakes in a birdcage. Gotta love that neck back carve. MMMm mmmm...
     
  3. lefty007

    lefty007

    Jan 19, 2004
    Miami, FL
    Anybody remember this Smith?
     
  4. It's definitely one of the nicest looking basses I've seen.
     
  5. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    DANGER WILL ROBINSON...DANGER...MECHANICAL VIOLATION IN PROGRESS...
    [​IMG]

    ...Just hope he isn't using "Ken's Secret Sauce"
     
  6. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    does no one on this board own their own KS? tsk tsk...
     
  7. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I've gotta get my hands on a bolt on Smith to try.
     
  8. lefty007

    lefty007

    Jan 19, 2004
    Miami, FL
    OK, here is mine. . . BSR-M, all-ash body.
     
  9. I got a CR 4- string (old style, shorter body wings)... bolt-on, five piece neck, walnut center, maple top/back... Played the living daylights out of this bass for about 8 years, one of two basses I own (the other is my Sadowsky P-bass, totally different vibe).

    I wish I had a picture to show (its all bruised up now), of course you can see it in person if you would like!! But yeah, my bolt-on Smith sounds so good in the mix, everything is clear, with that strange (a great strange) upper mid sound. Its also a good bass for solo stuff, the upper range is beautiful sounding. But the low end growl/punch is so addictive sounding, damn I think I am going to go play my it now...
     
  10. schnatzbass

    schnatzbass

    Nov 3, 2005
    Germany
    here's a pic of my Ken Smith BT 6. I bought it 1989. It sounds fantastic, unfortunately it has the neck diving problem.For this reason i play it most in the studio.
     

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  11. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    I'll have to see if I can find an old online pic anywhere of my BSR5 with a solid walnut body. My digi cam sucks a do wouldn't do justice.


    Here it is, a 1998 BSR5-WG and weighs in all of 8.7 lbs.
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  12. mine
     

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  13. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
  14. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    FREAKIN' BEAUTIFUL!!!
     
  15. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Anyone got one with an imubia top? I love the olive brown look of those.
     
  16. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON

    OOps...imubia? I meant to type imBOOYAH!
     
  17. sheepdog

    sheepdog

    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    :bag:





    :D
     

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  18. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  19. sheepdog

    sheepdog

    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    might not be what they were talking about, but I am proud of it. Nicest bass I have owned to date (still haven't got me a Valenti yet, though...)