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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 I'm alive and well. Where am I? 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. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    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.

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  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. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    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. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    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