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odd bass at a GC... any clue?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by James Hart, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I know a guy looking to buy it and he's wanting some info... anyone know what it is?



  2. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    I have no idea what it is, but I WANT IT!!! It looks totaly cool and weird. I especially like the curled end on the fretboard by the Truss Adjustment. Certainly an Oddball worthy of a good home. Sorry I couln't be any help tho.
  3. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
    I'd hit it.
  4. Kill it ! :spit:

    No idea.........
  5. outofthedeep

    outofthedeep Guest

    Jan 14, 2004
    East Texas

    I have seen that headstock logo before.... let me think on it, and I will let you know if I remember.....
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md

    Sure do. It's supposedly a KT bass, made by Mike Koontz (sp?) and John Thurston of MD. I met these guys through Scott Ambush when I first got back to Maryland in the early 80's. They were building some excellent basses and guitars, easily on par with anything that was around at the time. Just never really caught on. I know John has a repair shop, don't know what's up with Mike. I saw that bass at GC in Towson, MD about a month ago.

    And yes, I owned a KT at one point;). Not like the one pictured. The more I look at that picture, the more I'm reminded of another bass that had a similar bodystyle at the time. Maybe it's not a KT.
  7. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    thanks Brad!