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Most ERB bass you've ever seen

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Alex, Dec 10, 2005.


  1. The most strings I've ever seen is in the gear reviews, this 10 string here
    I remember someone posting progress pics of an 11 here earlier this week. Anyone ever seen a 12? Higher???

    PS - What are 7+ stringers tuned to? do you get anything below the B?
     
  2. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Garry Goodman has a 12 string Adler.. Jean Baudin has a 12 string JP bass buing built.
     
  3. Sure, F#, C#, G#.
     
  4. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    I have seen 8 and 12 string basses around Talk Bass.
     
  5. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    It would be interesting to hear a Bass with a Low G# string on it.Geoff do you know anyone that is using a Low G# string?(and no I have no plans to go that low,I've already looked into the possibility).

    And I am not at all attempting to be sarcastic with this post.
     
  6. That would be really cool for making Hip-hop beats...No more synth bass
     
  7. didn't adler make a 12?
    not a 12 like a 12 string guitar, but it was actually tuned in fourths, like a normally tuned bass!
    i can't find any pictures, but i remember it having a black body
     
  8. here is our good friend Garry Goodman and his 11 (i counted 11, i might be off)

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  9. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    That goregous bass was Stew McKinsey. He's a TBer here.
    Check out Jean Baudin's Hideous Claw. 11 stringed monster.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Here ya go. Adler 12 String:
     
  11. there is is!
    Thanks Hellspawn!

    i read that it has a greater sonic range than a grand piano
     
  12. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Wow, I havent heard that before but I sure do believe it. The thing is just nuts.
     
  13. I think that you'd "only" :)p) need to go down to F# for that.
     
  14. iplay4-5

    iplay4-5 Guest

    Feb 4, 2004
    rockford, IL
    ya gotta love the ERB's my 8-string is tuned standard f#,b,e,a,d,g,c,f, but for some ppl they tune to fiths and im sure ppl experiment w/ all sorts of tunning for some pretty koo chord sounds just like guitarist but we do it better! ;) :p , haha those darn guitarists :rolleyes: j/k you guys but yea ERB's are potenually endless in what you can tune to and do w/ them :D
     
  15. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.

    I've used my Fretless Subcontra Bass on Rap/Hiphop projects
    before.


    I know it's not a multistring Bass,but it is an ERB
     

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  16. Someone told me that they were considering it on an upcoming bass. I really don't know that I should be saying anything about it on the forum though.
     
  17. That's a wicked bass. I'd love to test out a bass strung for that kind of tuning. Maybe I'll have to try building something like that.

    Does that bass have a 34" scale?
     
  18. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    JP 12 :bassist:
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  19. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.

    Yes Geoff,the bass in the pic is 34" scale
     
  20. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings

    Well, your highest string IS a low E :D

    A bit off topic Jauqo, but I can't find the post where you put your string guages. Mind telling me what they are? haha thanks!


    Mark