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Show us your Laklands !

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 5fretless, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. Time we had such a thread !

    I have an NTMB - equipped 55-01 and am searching for a 3 tone sunburst 55-01 or 55-02 to convert to a fretless (unlined maple/epoxied fingerboard !). The neck and the string spacing on these basses is just perfect for me.

    So go on - whatever the model you have, get it featured on TB for us Lakland lovers to drool over......which reminds me - must put a piccie of my 55-01 on this thread.

  2. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Sarcasm: Just ONE of the many services I offer! Gold Supporting Member

    Ok - here is one my wife bought for me! It's nice to be spoiled. Quilt is much better than this picture shows. I've gotta redo my bass pictures.

  3. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    As much as I love Laklands, there is already a thread called show us your laklands :ninja:

  4. 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
    My pleasure.
  5. djcruse


    Jun 3, 2002
    Norwood, MA
    55-94 with flame top:


    First-ever fretless Skyline Hollowbody with Dark Star pickups:


    Skyline JO5:


    Skyline JO4 with JRetro. Last-ever Lake Placid Blue one:


    And I have a fretless US JO 4 on order with some special pickups.
  6. boo


    Oct 12, 2002
    Here we go again !!!!! :D


  7. djcruse


    Jun 3, 2002
    Norwood, MA
    Lakland Decade. It will be at Sunday's get together in Queens. Come on out!

  8. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Bronx, NY
    Whoa! Now that's what I'm talking about!
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Just a lowly Skyline.:D


  10. slybass3000

    slybass3000 Banned

    Nov 5, 2004
    Any Left-Handed 4 sale?

  11. How do those DarkStars sound guys???

  12. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    Here's mine. Love it!
  13. I am jealous of all of you..........id kill for a Lakland.
  14. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    i finally bit the bullet, and ordered a Bob Glaub for moi. didnt feel like waiting 6 months for a Sad, and while i was at first quoted a 3-5 month wait, Paul @ Juniors Music, a local shop, said he was able to get a hold of a BG that was cancelled by another dealer.

    SO, i'll be getting my BG in 10 days!!! how freakin' cool is that?

    specs, its the usual suspect w/ tricolor sunburst on alder, rosewood, pickup cover for that oozin' jamerson effect.

    pics, ASAP. ;)
  15. Now that's pretty!!

    Could you give us the lowdown on it? Model and such...

  16. djcruse


    Jun 3, 2002
    Norwood, MA
    That appears to be a U.S.-made 5-string Joe Osborn bass with optional J-Retro preamp.
  17. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Bronx, NY
    That bass is just so beautiful!
  18. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    My USA Joe Osborn Signature 4 banger :bassist:
  19. mikeluch

    mikeluch Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 30, 2004
    Ocala, FL
    Here is my Lakland 4-94 deluxe
  20. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    This thread had been done.


    :) Here is my response from that thread:

    Here is a 55-01 I bought off of the Pit. I should have it next week (I already have it):

    Here are a couple I used to own:
    USA 55-63

    SkyLine 44-02 DLX:

    SkyLine 55-01: