Somebody actually bought one!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jdombrow, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. jdombrow

    jdombrow Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2002
    Colorado Springs, CO
  2. BruceWane


    Oct 31, 2002
    Houston, TX
    >>While he can add a truss rod and graphite stringers to the neck, he prefers not to. <<

    Truss rod optional?!?!?
  3. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    shows you how you have to take those reviews with a grain of salt.
  4. wow.
    where can i get one?:D
  5. jdombrow

    jdombrow Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2002
    Colorado Springs, CO
    He probably prefers not to put a truss rod in because he doesn't know how, or doesn't understand their purpose.
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    It says in the review that the neck is thicker than normal and laminated. He also makes upright basses, which also don't have trussrods.

    Most of what I've seen is pretty odd but that doesn't mean the basses can't play well or sound good.

    I was impressed with what he used as side position markers;)
  7. Peter Parker

    Peter Parker Banned

    Jun 10, 2001
    I actually know the guy that wrote the review. Very nice guy but wouldn't know quality if he slept with it. I learned from the review that he bought one. I can't wait to check it out. I'll let you know what it's really like, even if it's brutal.
  8. I like how the sidemarkers are just "guidelines" for the correct notes. Kinda like when somebody told me that stoplights are just "suggestions".
  9. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Wishnevsky : The "opiate of the masses."