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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fourstringdrums, Nov 8, 2003.
Not at all!
I should've titled this thread "Hey some guy is selling a pickguard and neck that floats in mid ai..oh, wait a second.."
I like the design myself.
Looks like Mark Hoppus could never play that when he is naked. Might loose a few vans
I could turn this into a Mark Hoppus bashing thread and say that he's probably not talented enough to play a fretless, but I'm not gonna
I really can't see my way clear to spend $1150 on that though..
..bad joke..going to bed now
Damn. There's no way in hell that i'd pay $1150 for that.
Wow, that's a super cool bass!!!!!!
That's actually the very first bass I ever owned, a Dan Armstrong lucite body fretless. 'Xcept mine was pre-Ampeg. That was the one and only bass I've ever worn out. By the time I got done with it, the rosewood fingerboard was a complete basket case. I was slappin' that thing before I knew what slappin' even was! That was before I knew that fingerboards could be repaired or replaced. I finally traded it to a guy for an ounce of... oops, can't say that.
BTW, for those of you in the know, this bass was made famous by Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath. I think he had the fretted version though.
Jack Bruce used to play one just like that- see the pic in the Bass Heroes book.
also check out the bass player for Goldfrapp-
Charlie Jones (formerly with Page & Plant) plays a clear plexiglass P bass built by Nightingale Guitars.
$1150 for that bass is probably a fair price considering that it's a true collector piece.
I like it.... but I am shallow...
Very heavy bass, literally. They weigh a ton.
Dave Grohl has a guitar-version of that. GOd, I hate him.
True... It's just not my favorite shape in the world.