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Ritter Okon

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by frederic b. hodshon, Sep 7, 2004.

  1. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    has this been shown here before?


    the low end rules!

  2. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Jens had one of those at Summer NAMM.
  3. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Isnt' that the plywood one?
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    It was in a thread a couple of weeks ago. Jens is almost as demented as you are, Fred.:D
  5. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    How the heck does he do that??
  6. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    I think Fred is worse than Jens but it's only a matter of time for Jens... He's a coupel years younger than F :D

  7. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    you guys are TOO sweet.

    Jens is a plebe.

    but, i try to twist him every chance i get.

  8. invisiman


    Feb 22, 2004
    :eek: Love that colour scheme!!!!!

    Now to find a new pair of pants :bag:
  9. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    Wonder what color he'll paint it?


  10. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    You're a bit slow....by now Brad Johnson has already found a used one in a bin at a pawn shop for $895, John Turner has ordered a 8 string double neck version, Jeff Rader has commissioned the first spalt maple version, Adrain Garcia has one with F-Bass electronics and Mark Beem has a hollowbody version on the way.....

  11. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Is each alternating color a different lamination?
  12. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Looks like it, I don't see how you could achieve that colour otherwise!
  13. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    It looks absolutely, entirely, TOTALLY stunning when it's finished. I'd bet it looks even better finished, and in person :p. If you can find the NAMM pics thread, there's a picture or two of one.
  14. Anti_Wish


    May 14, 2004
    Boston, Ma
    you would think that the wood would not resonate well do to all the laminates and glue boggling it up.
  15. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    I dont think it would be significantly different from an Alembic neck through with a multilaminate neck - by all accounts they sound fine. My 6 string has an 11 piece multilaminate neck and it sounds great, despite the glue! :D
  16. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    They are so out there, but I dig them... They sound incredible, too!!! :cool:
  17. LajoieT

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

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    My vote:

    Mermaid and Dolphin stickers

    BTW - they've used the technique for a long time making pens, knife handles, monoculars and such. This is the biggest thing I've ever seen done with it by far (and the coolest). I wonder about the tone since the wood is sliced soooo thin and then glued together in the lamination process. I can see endless speculation on woods used in the layers

    ("Well I would NEVER use cedar for the center 3 laminations unless there is an odd number total, but you'd want to make sure the second lam from the top was ebony to keep the highs bright and every third lamination from the bottom to the middle should be walnut or mahogany to keep the lows tight and defined......")
  18. i have a plywood bass that remains one of the most resonant basses i've played. it sounds incredible unplugged. i think only the peavey g-bass i have even comes close.

  19. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I'm sure the tone is fine. I've played some great sounding basses whose bodies weren't even made of wood.
  20. tiefling


    Aug 19, 2003
    Washington DC
    I bet it'll have some great growl out of my Fender Frontman.