Talk about your basses ....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by IotaNet, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    Here's my "fun" thread for the week.

    If your Bass was a car, what would it be?

    A few days ago, I wrote a post that described my basses in terms of what cars they remind me of. Afterwards I thought about that and figured that I'm probably not the only person who thinks of their basses that way. (Hey - chicks dig the long ball, guys dig Cars & basses, right? ;) )

    Anyway, I was curious if others think of things the same way. Here's my deal with the basses I own

    * Barker BVB5FL: Bentley Arnage. Big, smooth, stately and classy. Commands attention and turns heads.

    * MM Bongo: BMW 760. Powerful & sophisticated - a little oddly shaped, but sleek and electronically complex. (FYI, BMW was actually involved in designing the Bongo.)

    * Aria Sinsinodo: MG Midget. Small, light, nimble and compact. (And its a convertible!)

    * Yamaha BB415: Toyota Avalon. Quality with impeccable fit & finsh but affordable and not overly flashy. Goes anywhere in style.

    I am now working on the last piece of my arsenal and what I need is a '57 Chevy -- something classic, time-proven, rock solid, easy to upgrade and modify, and instantly recognizeable.

    What bass is that? None other than a Fender Precision.
  2. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama

    My red Conklin hollowbody would be a Hummer:



    Guess my Lulls would be 300Ms

    Smooth, classic lines with plenty of meat under the hood..

    Have to think about the others...
  3. 7flat5


    Nov 28, 2003
    Upstate NY
    1967 Gibson EB-0 = 1967 Sunbeam Tiger with the Ford V-8. Retro pointy style (even for the time), light and fast, and makes a serious roar.
  4. Mine fender would be a Delorean because its a fine example of the kind of things the 80's brought us


  5. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Hey man... Can you find a pic that's a little bit bigger?? That one's not quite big enough..

  6. sorry, wasn't thinking
  7. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    My FBB 6:


    ...would be a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8:


    Yeah, they both have a hemi. :)
  8. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man

    My Kubicki is a Lotus Eilse! Light yet fantastic.


    Sorry about the size of the pic guys, I'll try and get a etter one for an edit later. I've put one in now...should be a stop gap until tomorrow when I can get some digital photos...
  9. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I actually made a thread like this in off topic or miscellaneaous a while ago :bag: Over a year ago,though.

    Musicman Sterling:: 1979 corvette (yay tripod)
    American made, powerful, sleek design
    HH Stingray 5: [​IMG]

    MTD kingston fretless: [​IMG]
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    To you guys with the huge honkin' pics, here:

    CLICK HERE and download one of these free image editors..

  11. MS paint fixes them too
  12. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    My Peavey Grind BXP would be a Renault Clio 182, unassuming, non-extravagent yet a joy to drive and capable of humiliating many a flashier car.

    My brothers (but more mine) 80s Charvel would be an old-school muscle car, something with a V8, big, simple yet fun.
  13. Ripper


    Aug 16, 2005
    I can't think of a car pointy enough to be anywheres close to as pointy as my BC Rich Beast
  14. Vox Populi

    Vox Populi Reggae Loving Honkey

    Jan 27, 2004
    Poulsbo, WA


  15. Irfanview is a really nice one.
  16. jetsetvet

    jetsetvet Banned

    Mar 24, 2005

    weighs a megaton, but still has plenty of power for flight
  17. fookgub


    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Ya beat me to it. Everyone who doesn't have this program, go get it now! (don't worry, TB will still be here when you get back)
  18. Ripper


    Aug 16, 2005

    not quite... needs to be pointier & redder:


    :D :D :D