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Orlando bass guitars?!? Anyone heard of this?!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by benbreeden, Oct 24, 2003.


  1. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Hey, so I've been given an Orlando Viola-style bass with humbucker pickups... I can't find any inof about this make or model of guitar.. Can anyone give me any info about these guitars like prices, quality, etc.?

    Thanks alot!
     
  2. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Their is not alot of information on these basses, i am in the market to buy one if you are willing to sell. Please let me know
     
  3. Major Metal is correct. There are a lot of knock-off's of this type of bass but the real ones are rare!

    You can read a few REVIEWS HERE

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    Treena
     
  4. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    I know why!

    Hehe....

    All I know about them is that the bassist from STP used it a few times.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  5. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Ben if you can get me pics i will make you a good offer on it.
     
  6. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Sure...let me try to figure out how to get pictures to my computer...I'll email you in the next couple days when I figure it out....
     
  7. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Thanks Ben, what kind of condition is it in and does it have a case.
     
  8. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Someone smells blood.
     
  9. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Well, the bass looks pretty good. There are a couple of nicks in the paint--it was given to me after someone learned how to play on it--and the Dstring tuning peg is bent just a bit which makes it stiff turning.

    It's a cool bass....I just am moving and have no room for a second guitar.
     
  10. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    is the bass similar to this
     
  11. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    yeah...very similar. the same knobs, switch, floating bridge, and pickups... unfortunatly I am working on an arcaic computer that doesn't have the software for my camara so I can't load some pics up real quick.

    So what's the story with these bass guitars?
     
  12. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Is it the same kind of body?. I missed out on one when i was a kid and i allways wanted to get one, is their a case for the bass
     
  13. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Yeah, they were the same guitar...except for that pearl finger rest/gaurd on your pic is just wood on mine. I don't have a case for it...I've just been throwing it in a gig bag to haul it around.

    I searched online to find info about this guitar, but I don't know how much they are worth or anything. What's a fair price?
     
  14. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    $200, have you used the bass with an amp does it stay in tune?
     
  15. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    is the headstock like this
     
  16. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    yeah, it stays in tune. Its a nice guitar.

    Honestly, I really would like to sell this guitar. I'm moving and need to get rid of this bass. I'm a novice, though, at selling stuff online.....help me out?
     
  17. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    yeah, that's the head stock.
     
  18. benbreeden

    benbreeden

    Oct 24, 2003
    Oak Harbor, WA
    ...also I dig that you are listed as a "hard rockin' seminarian"....that's cool.....

    Is there a story with that?
     
  19. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    When i buy stuff online i usually send a money order that you can cash at the post office. Is the headstock like the scroll i posted and can the tunning peg be bent back
     
  20. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    I am studying to be a Roman Catholic Priest, so most of my down time i play bass. And i am a Big Metallica fan