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My stomach hurts.......

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by karrot-x, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    from this GAS!






    why did they have to make such sexy basses :(
  2. Timbo


    Jun 14, 2004
    I was going to suggest Peptobismal,
    But clearly you just need a few thousand dollars.. :p
  3. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    Ya :(, peptobismal would have been better :thumb:. I've seen and heard the red one, never played it..I haven't heard the blue one. Has anyone here had an experience with these magnificent basses?
  4. LordHar


    Mar 31, 2003
    Oh man, that red one is just great :eek:
  5. Kurisu


    Nov 19, 2003
    Saskatoon SK
    What's the string spacing on those? Looks to be pretty tight...
  6. Not crazy about pickguarded ones, but the blue one is sweet!
  7. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Who's the guy in the videos? He seems to be pretty solid :eyebrow: (I have played the Bach prelude too though ;) )
  8. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    Chris does make some killer instruments. I'm lucky enough be friends with someone that owns a few of his creations. The only thing that I don't understand is why he didn't use stacked pots on those '51 Ps.
  9. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    3/4" spaced at the bridge. Definately not tight.

    I think Chris is the best builder in the game. My fretless 6 is pure perfection!!!!



    My fretted 5 is like sex too


  10. hippiesandwich


    Aug 29, 2003
    San Jose
    Affiliated with Looperlative Audio Products
    I got to play that CAR red Vortex at NAMM - it's one of the best sounding jazz type basses I have ever heard!
  11. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    those videos r nuts. The guy playing is damn good!
  12. Mo' bass

    Mo' bass

    May 4, 2000
    Yeah, I noticed a cool bass behind the guy playing in the first video. I was pleasantly suprised that the second vid started with that bass! I like that one very much. I think these videos are great to get to listen to basses I don't have acces to in my local shop. Maybe online music stores should have videos for instruments they sell.
  13. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I think there are too many knobs. If they were stacked knobs instead of single, it would look better to me. I think the control plate being that long just ruins the look.
  14. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    I'm glad people have opinions, othewise I'd have to light you on fire! :0.