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Most "charismatic" bass guitar

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AndrewsBase, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. AndrewsBase


    Feb 12, 2014
    I know this sounds strange, but anyway...
    what do you think?
  2. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    Give us your definition of "charismatic."
  3. OP, I'd also like a better idea of what you're going for, in terms of suggestions/replies.
  4. ChessTiger


    Oct 26, 2012
    Gibson SG or Epiphone EB3.....
  5. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

    This one.

  6. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Yes indeed!!!!!
  7. marcray


    Nov 28, 2006
    Englishman in Oyster Bay, NY
    Aging Former Bass Player
    Herbie Flowers Jazz bass
  8. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    havent seen that one of Tal, very cool
  9. Still not sure what OP is looking for... Here's a Ritter Jupiter 6.

    I think my F Bass BN6 in the Blue No-Pore Filler finish has character:

    If I get another F Bass, it will be a VF6 similar to this one:
  10. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    Whatever Gene Simmons used seemed to help make him very attractive.
  11. wild4oldcars


    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    around here? Sunburst p... with a tort guard... and flats...
  12. jbd5015

    jbd5015 Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2009
    Boalsburg, PA
    A 4001/4003 to me is a very charismatic bass to me.

    They just have a bright look about them. undeniable that they are visually quite powerful compared to a P-bass or Jazz.
  13. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    The Mothman bass.... you can close the thread now..
  14. GIBrat51

    GIBrat51 Innocent as the day is long Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    Lost Wages, Nevada
    D**N!! Beat me to it! But yeah, case closed. And now, for something completely different...:D
  15. Character? The "Bass of Doom" :)

  16. bluesbasshound


    Jan 31, 2006
    My Zombie basses?

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  17. And, although the OP was concerning bass guitars, nothing says class like a classic upright bass. Especially classy when Stanley Clarke is playing it.

  18. PJ Muzikmansky

    PJ Muzikmansky

    Jan 4, 2013
    oooh mama :D

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  19. Meskel


    Mar 8, 2011
    Portland, Oregon
    A Bass is essentially 95% wood (with a few exceptions). I always thought the 'Charisma' came from whoever is driving it.