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New Wish bass...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Freaky Fender, Jun 7, 2003.

  1. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2534764923&category=4713

    It seems ol' Wishy is running out of body designs, and trying to scrap old ones out of the barrel. Also with the cat .gif, makes her seem kinda desperate...

    also like the quote "the combination of the frets & the truss rods make it a real one of a kind!!!!!!". Well, one of a kind in HIS luthier domain, or mud puddle, depending on how you wanna look at it.

    edit: didn't realize it was a her, not a him :oops:
  2. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer

  3. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    you want to buy the bass.
    & then you will bring me fishheads & mice.

    That alone made looking at the auction worth it.
  4. We need to start a clan against wish's
  5. I think that one looks pretty good compared to his other basses. I have definitely seen progress.
  6. furiously funky

    furiously funky Guest

    Dec 28, 2002
  7. NoFret


    Feb 15, 2003
    East Sussex , UK
    Stick and old coil spring to the end of the body and you got a neat pogo stick!! :D
  8. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
  9. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    interesting - sorta got a mouradian vibe going on, like chris squire's old instrument.

    these two certainly look like they have a bit better finishing going on than some of the older ones. i wonder how well the frets are placed on that long horn.
  10. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    yeah, i agree. rounded corners and sanding are a good thing. :)
  11. Ben_P


    Oct 2, 2001
    Alberta, Canada
    "it is in absolutely the exact same condition as it was the day it was shipped to him!" Some how that doesn't put my mind at rest concerning what kind of shape the bass is in.
  12. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    Now, let's see. No huge gaping holes near hardware? Almost semi-decent finishing job? Even the frets look almost straight.. Gentlemen, mount up. I feel someone has kidnapped dear ol' Wishy! :eek:

    Bleh, Wishy-jokes are getting old. But one thing comes to mind: perhaps Wishy is the evil twin brother of Mike Tobias? I mean, in TV they are exact opposites, and here we have Mikey T crafting wonderful instruments..
  13. Hopefully they're better placed than the fret dot markers... :D How hard is it to get a ruler and to draw a straight line down a bass neck to place the dot markers?

    Russ :bassist:
  14. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    He's had that first design for awhile now...looks lieka Danelectro knock-off to me.
  15. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I like this quote from the description:

    it also has a truss rod which is another special option!!!!!!
    the combination of the frets & the truss rods make it a real one of a kind!!!!!!
  16. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    Looks like crap to me


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