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Something NEW in the bass world (from CB basses)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tfunked, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Tfunked


    Dec 30, 2003
    Freaky cool.
    Excuse me I have GAS.
  2. mike sancho

    mike sancho SANCH

    Feb 10, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Very interesting, what are the specs? All of the CB basses I have seen are really beautiful. Again if only I was independantly wealthy.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Wow that something. :hyper:
  4. niomosy


    Nov 9, 2002
    I've seen that bass but never saw it from that angle. Very cool. It's already a great looking bass but that layering just adds to it.
  5. Sutton


    Mar 3, 2005
    Plainwell, MI
    Am I the only one who hates the look of bassist with that attached top horn!?
  6. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars

  7. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Not new...
    ...but still very nicely done!
  8. gyancey


    Mar 25, 2002
    Austin, TX
    No, it's new. Those things on the upper horn are sound holes for horizontal, parallel sound chambers.
  9. Tfunked


    Dec 30, 2003
    YEP, read about it.
    This is were I got the picture.Right here.
  10. No, but would it make it any better if you thought of it as a single cutaway rather than an attached upper horn? Just trying to help.
  11. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I've never seen a bassist with an attached top horn.

    But, then, again, I've never seen a bassist with horns, either.

    I saw a lute player at a Renaissance Festival once who was wearing fake horns, but I'm not sure how they were attached....
  12. I have a bassist friend who also dabbles in(on?)trombone- but it's definitely not attached.
  13. Knives


    Mar 18, 2005
    Athens, Ga
    I too dont think the upper horn is very attractive. I doubt I will ever see a bass with an upper horn that will make me want to buy one. I am too poor to afford a bass that has the horn and wont be able to afford one till I graduate in 6 years. The finish does look awesome though.
  14. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Just read the website. Very very cool idea. Cliff is thinking! Dying to hear how it sounds, as well as how it sounds with one or more chambers (such as the center one) plugged to create a closed cavity.

    Any comments, Cliff?
  15. Well, I was going to say "Hasn't the plywood thing been around for awhile?" because the detail in the pic escaped me but the article explains it all.

    Neat concept, cool execution or cool concept, neat execution.
  16. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    Same here I saw a front view Cliff's site and thought it looked cool. After seeing this angle I like it even better, and I'm not a big fan of singlecut basses.
  17. I would be curious to try that!
    I think that bass is stunning! (that's my own tastes!)
    And it seems that it has a powerful preamp...

  18. Tfunked


    Dec 30, 2003
    I think this shot shows it better.
  19. Worshiper


    Aug 13, 2004
    New York
    wow...sound clips anyone?
  20. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    I'm glad you guys dig it!
    A lot of time and thought went into this design.
    The good words from you fellow bass players out there
    make all the hard work worth it!!