My new TOY!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nil, Mar 6, 2002.

  1. One '64ish Burns Vista-Sonic bass, for $365NZD (around $175USD) very happy! :D

    This'uns not mine (still gotta be delivered), but indicative...


    Bring on that Wild Dog pickup! :eek: :D
  2. 32" scale from what I can gather (some spec it at 35" but I reckon they've mis-measured it), so the neck'll look a little shorter. Fairly large body, too.

    The bridge (and string anchor) is under the rear cover (with roller adjusters), and that the thing that looks like a bridge in front of it is actually the Wild Dog pickup.
  3. Hi,

    Since a couple of weeks I'm the proud owner of a Burns Vista Sonic Bass. It's '63 or '64. It's just refretted and the last owner played it live a lot. I bought it from a well known Dutch Burns collector. At this moment I've used it live several times and I got a lot of compliments about looks and sounds. A bit heavy onlye...

    I'm looking for more Vista Sonic bass owners. Maybe you can mail or something?