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Lane Poor Minima

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Blackbird, May 28, 2000.

  1. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I know Lane Poor hasn't built basses for years, but I was always curious about their "Minima" model. does anyone know anything about them?

    Will C. cool.

    You can't hold no groove if you ain't got no pocket!

  2. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    They're odd biggrin. There's been one at Bass Northwest for sale for a while if you're interested in one.
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I saw the Bass Northwest bass too. That's why I'm asking. As for its weirdness, I have a headless Steinberger, which is not all that common - looking either.

    Will C. cool.
  4. Anybody else have any insight? It's funky yet somehow kinda cool. Anybody here play one? Here's a picture I snagged off ebay.
  5. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    I asked Lane about those basses once. He said they were especially designed for players with "long arms", whatever that meant. He told me that Allen Woody owned a few of them, so I asked Woody once what he thought of them. He said he collected them because they were different, but they really were uncomfy to play because they dug into his gut. Said they sound killer, though. After having owned some Lane Poor gear myself, I can surely believe this to be true.

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