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Post pics of odd/weird basses here!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by WarriorJoe7, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Post pictures of basses that aren't quite normal. Ones that are obviously very different in styling or some other aspect. Then tell us as much about it as you know.

    If you think the picture might be taken down then attach the pic as an attachment for posterity's sake. Maybe we can get a bunch of pics like the ones that used to be on bunny bass.

    You can list production basses like for instance the ovation basses from the 70s come to mind, and some might consider the some custom builds to be exotic.

    Let's get a nice thread of weird basses going. I will get us started.

    Also, let's keep it real. Don't be bashing on the basses.
  2. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    This one is a mystery thus far, but it was what inspired this thread.

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  4. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Here is a Yamaha from the 70s. I believe it is a SB-5a.

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  5. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Look at these ovation Magnums. Notice the EQ section on the middle one. They made 4 versions of these basses in the 70s. 2 different styling and 2 different eq sections. They were the Magnum I, II, III, and IV.

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  6. I played one of those a year or so ago, and it was brutally heavy. But sometimes heavy basses sound great. How are yours in the weight department?
  7. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Another mystery bass.

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  8. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Mine is pretty heavy. They made them from heavy ass mahogany and didn't cut down on size or thickness anywhere
  9. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    Where is that one bass that has the huge fender headstock as the body and then a tiny body as the headstock?
  10. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    Cap'N Crunch
  11. Grissle


    May 17, 2009
    I had one of these Fleishman sticks like 20 years ago, it came in a rifle case. [​IMG]
    (Not mine but identical)
  12. Never seen a graph EQ on a bass before
  13. mrb327

    mrb327 Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2013
    Nobody Knows
    Fun to get through the airport Im sure
  14. [​IMG]

    Precision, WITH ashtrays but WITHOUT tort guard. Bizarre.
  15. Sbociol


    Feb 24, 2009
    There ya go...Disneyland After Dark's bassist:

  16. MVE


    Aug 8, 2010
    Can you tell me more about this Capt Crunch bass?
  17. Jean Baudin

    Jean Baudin

    Aug 27, 2003
    redwood city, ca
    Endorsing Artist: See Profile
    I'm sure these 3 qualify.

  18. arginator


    Feb 28, 2009
    Upstate NY
    And then there's the Mothman...
  19. ronaldpdbrandt

    ronaldpdbrandt Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2011
    Suffolk County, NY
    Sponsored by The Letter G
    Here are a couple that I built myself:

    The Art Supply Box Bass:

    The Cigar Box Bass:
  20. Teacher


    May 3, 2012
    I was wondering how long this would take.
  21. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast

    May 7, 2010
    Here's the cigar box bass I built for myself. So far, it's the only bass I've seen with googley eyes.

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