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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by NewWaveBasser, Oct 5, 2005.

  1. DaRK_CaRNiVaL


    Sep 13, 2005
    that looks horrid :meh:

    What were they thinking??

    I love the guys description, "THe DUdE who did this must have bEen oN CrAck." :p

    I wouldnt even do that to my squier..and its a squier!
  2. FederalFUNK


    Jan 12, 2005
    it looks like he used his teeth for that hack job... maybe he could used to money to see a dentist :meh:
  3. tripb19

    tripb19 Camel - Camel

    Jun 18, 2005
    Melbourne, Aus
    That actually made me squirm
  4. Mr_Dave


    Mar 11, 2005
    Melbourne, Australia
    Employee - Basscentre Melbourne


    that close up hurt my eyes.

    nice touch using a 5 string pickup :confused:

    and hows only having 3 screws in the 5 hole bridge...
  5. DaRK_CaRNiVaL


    Sep 13, 2005
    haha, looks more like a beaver had a go at it..
    bass playing beaver :bassist:
  6. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Could be worse. Really could. Looks like a hotel room hack job to me.
  7. todd 4ta

    todd 4ta

    Apr 3, 2003
    Yeah, if you're going to hack up your bass at least have the decency to put a nice GIANT pickguard on it to hide the extra routing, like they did with this '78 Stingray


    I didn't even want to try to salvage this one...
  8. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Nice routing job. Chainsaw? Or blind man with a jack hammer? :eyebrow:
  9. tiefling


    Aug 19, 2003
    Washington DC
    good thing its only a Fender

  10. I'd only buy that for the electronics, That is certainly a bass to go "rock star" at the end of a show with, and destroy it on the stage.
  11. jacochops


    Jul 2, 2000
    Suzhou, China
    Did Wishy do the routing job? Yikes!!
    1-800-WARMOTH!!!! Less of a pain in the as* to get a new body for it than trying to fill, sand, etc that P.O.S.
  12. Oh look! A set of EMG PJ's for $92, and it comes with a free bass!
  13. BartmanPDX

    BartmanPDX Supporting Member

    Or a free "what's left of a bass"
  14. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    The only way to save that would be to fit a MM pup at the bridge and rout out accordingly, would still be left with a bit of a hole from the idiot using a 5 string pup though. I mean seriously, how hard is a router to use? I could do a better job with a pair of nail scissors.
  15. beadgc


    Oct 10, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    Looks like a hammer, a screwdriver, and a bottle of Tequila got together.

    OTOH, if those are US emgs, they cost way more than the auction price.....
  16. ***???
  17. Buy it, keep the pickups, and sell the neck and hardware on eBay.
  18. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    no... really? :eyebrow:

  19. Don't forget the set of strings you get as an added bonus!!