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ohh man, what kinda bass is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by kearney, Oct 8, 2004.


  1. kearney

    kearney

    Jul 5, 2004
    its paul simonon's pre rick bass, and i wanna know what kind it is, he only played it from 76 to mid 77 if that helps

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    the splashed paint job is custom,
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    very rare to see this one, u gotta know where to look

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  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Looks like something Japanese from the 60's. St George, Teisco, Del Rey, etc.
     
  3. LajoieT

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

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts

    I like the fretmarkers!!!!

    Don't know what it is tho, sorry.
     
  4. kearney

    kearney

    Jul 5, 2004
    yeah, he just painted the names of the notes on to help him learn
     
  5. I think it was painted on one of those carnival spiny painty thingys (yes that is the technical name :D )
     
  6. kearney

    kearney

    Jul 5, 2004
    keep the names coming
     
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Vox, some EKOs, some Silvertones(the non Danelectro models), etc.
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Kingston, some Harmonys.. others will come to mind.
     
  9. kearney

    kearney

    Jul 5, 2004
    hmm does anyone know of any picture database of all the gguitars ever made? no? yes? thatd be cool if someone made one, hopefully someone has!?
     
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    do a search on google for sixties guitars, vintage guitars, cheap old guitars and weird guitars. you will find some amazingly freaky and usually really awful stuff.