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look what I got to play....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by xcental34x, Feb 4, 2005.

  1. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN

    Who wants to touch me?
  2. Blimey!!

    Don't let Nick see that!! :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
  3. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    That bass doesn't really do it for me - just my opinion.
  4. Hurley


    Feb 12, 2004
    Cape Cod, MA

    :eek: Wow, that thing is amazing. Wasn't that a NAMM bass?

    I have many questions to ask. I need details, man. Where did you get to play this? Overall thoughts? How did it play? How was the tone? Is that a piezo in the bridge? What do the knobs do? How much was it?

    And lastly... can I touch you? ;)
  5. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    yeah, well I've played its sister. :smug:
    (Roya 5 towards the bottom with the same finish/construction)
    I ended up with the quilted one in my avatar, but woah, that one was nice too. That's not a piezo, it's just the cool Ritter bridge.

  6. I'm sorry......

    Sorry, I just think Ritters are THE most repulsive basses on the planet.

    But, to each his own.
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    More important than playing it... did you lick it?
  8. *Goes into strange hypnotic trance and falls off chair* That finish messes with my eyes.
  9. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    I think that is one of the fish in my kid's "Finding Nemo" DVD.
  10. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    Coming from a conventional Jazz Bass lover...I for one think that's one cool bass! I'd enjoy playing that on a gig.
  11. YAYYY PLYWOOD!!! No seriously Ritter's are the cats pajamas when it comes to basses...nothing feels like a Ritter......nothing :cool:
  12. Mobay45

    Mobay45 The artist formerly known as "Big Daddy"

    Apr 28, 2004
    Irving, TX
    I really like that bass. I don't think I would want to own it but I would like to see it and play it. How about a review!
  13. bassthumpa


    Aug 31, 2004
    Austin, TX
    That thing had better play like a dream, because it looks like a nightmare.
  14. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I also have played its sister at Juan Ortiz's shop. Absolutely fabulous!
  15. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    Fill us in buddy, I need to know! :crying:
  16. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    It looks as if the top horn will reach out and grab you if you fret to close to the body...
  17. That may be the ugliest bass Ive ever seen. Congrats Patrick!! :D
  18. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Hrm. Not as cool as the bootsy bass.
  19. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

  20. jja412

    jja412 Fine gear enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    Love the crazy finish, hate the body style. BUT...some of his other designs really float my boat!!