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Nice Wishbass on Ebay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lbanks, Mar 13, 2004.

  1. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    :eek: Wow! I like it!

    Truss rod, adjustable bridge, nice "conventional" shape... Even though I like his wackier basses as well, this one is really nice.
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    hes gettin better..
  3. anyone else think "wal" straight away?
  4. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    The main issue I have with Wish basses is the jack/volume style plate,eeek. Nice bass though. -Luke
  5. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Amazon Product Designer
    MAN, he's gettin there!!!

    i'm with ya on the jack plate. but, it kinda adds a weird specialness to his work.

    my next build is gonna be a Wishnev knock off!

  6. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Yep. Thats what caught my attention. I thought this one might resonate better here, than his other designs. I'd have preferred the rear-routing option, but if that jack/vol plate was silver-plated, that would look pretty jazzy. As anyone ever played a fretted Wish?
  7. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    I bet you anything he reads TB (which would be the smart thing to do). Listening to us pays off! Just look at rondomusic.com!
  8. JSCHRO7376

    JSCHRO7376 Commercial User

    Feb 23, 2004
    Los Angeles County, CA
    Owner, Schroeder Cabinets
    I still don't like the head stock
  9. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    I agree Jorg. -Luke
  10. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State

    Almost looks as good as a DP Custom!

    (...did I say that out loud??!) ;)
  11. Yup. Body shape is still kinda odd, though. But it's definitely better.
  12. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    definately an improvement. There still isn't much refinement to his body styling. I think Wish's biggest problem at this point is that he doesn't have much in teh way of artistic abilities. I'm all for strange designs, but there is a different between strange and "crude". Some suble curve shaping could really improve his designs.

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