making a furry bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by razorbakc, Feb 4, 2002.

  1. razorbakc


    Feb 3, 2002
    Since I should be getting my new bass withing a week, I thought to myself.. "hmmmmmmmm......." later in the day I remebered what i was going to think about... What should I do with my Ibanez? The bright idea of covering it in fur came to mind.

    I guess what I'm asking is does anyone know how to do this?
  2. old_skool


    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    Youve been watching WAY to many ZZ Top videos :D.
  3. How about a "chia bass?"
  4. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    i plan on covering my old SR800A with leopard print this summer. its an easy way to cover up a really nasty paint job. (i tried to refinish it... dad put a wet bass on a dry towel... nuff said)
  5. A Furry Bass? :eek: Why?

    My old drummer had fuzzy drums, which were cool, but why would you want to do that to your bass?

    Anyway, my drummer went to the Goodwill, and bought about 15 pairs of old corduroy pants, cut them into strips and hotglued them to his drums.

    I suppose you could do something similar to your bass. Maybe get some green shag carpet, cut out holes for the knobs, pick ups and the bridge, hot glue it onto the body, restring it, and voila, a furry bass.
  6. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Astroturf! Much more durable than fake fur (or real fur, for that matter...)
  7. razorbakc


    Feb 3, 2002
    haha.... well it is just an Ibanez, so I figured I should do something to make it interesting. Especially since its an inexpensive bass.
  8. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
  9. Ouch!.... wouldn't that chafe??

    P.S Make sure you get the nap the right way. so it looks good in the lights!
  10. I wonder how long you would have to play to develope a static charge?
  11. pmkelly


    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    yeah, it is durable, but your so much more likely to get injured!


  12. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I think actual fuzzy lepard print would be pretty cool. Specially on something like an Ibanez...
  13. razorbakc


    Feb 3, 2002
    yea, something like that..... (including the girls) except not that fluffy. I'm looking for more of a shot hair bass.