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TB logo is wack

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by jackn1202, Oct 31, 2018.

  1. jackn1202


    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    So this is TalkBass. The premier internet forum for all things bass. We have beginners and gods of rumble alike on this forum. In our logo, we have the image of an electric bass guitar. It appears to be a P body, with either two single coil or mini humbuckers. It has two knobs and no switch. The headstock is Fenderesque. What I want to know is, what on earth is this bass?
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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    It's the mythical "non-infringing" design...
    12BitSlab, mwbonsall, El-Bob and 35 others like this.
  3. JGbassman

    JGbassman Supporting Member

    May 31, 2011
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Well we know it's not the mothman.

    But it should be.
  4. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton My P doesn’t have flats or tort Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    I believe the intent was that it could be a variety of different basses. Just like you can’t tell what brand or model the DB in the logo is. It leaves it up to interpretation.
  5. jackn1202


    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    Straight from the top, people. Another mystery solved.
    HamOnTheCob likes this.
  6. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    It's pretty small so I can barely make it out but I always thought it was a Stacked Knob Jazz bass.
  7. jackn1202


    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    That could explain it, but I zoomed my screen in on it and I'm pretty sure it's not offset like a J.
  8. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    Small?! Look at it. It's the size of a DB!
  9. 1st Bass

    1st Bass

    May 26, 2005
    Forest Grove, OR
    The DB is 1/4 size.
  10. JACink


    Mar 9, 2011
    It's a ric.
    CameronJohnson likes this.
  11. knumbskull


    Jul 28, 2007
    for goodness sake don't change it, there were nearly riots when the forum software got a necessary upgrade.

    who can say what levels of frothing hysteria our more change-resistant members would be thrown into by a slightly different logo...
    Mr_Moo, BOOG, JanusZarate and 3 others like this.
  12. Tb has a logo? Huh....


    SBassman, BOOG, interp and 1 other person like this.
  13. Scoops

    Scoops Why do we use base 10 when we only have 8 fingers Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 22, 2013
    Sugar Creek, Wisc
    I am me
    Is it the best bass bass for metal?

    And btw is that a tort PG?
    Alik, J_Bass, jamro217 and 4 others like this.
  14. Warpeg

    Warpeg Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2005
    It also doesn't have a tailpiece, bridge, or end pin. :D
  15. Papazita


    Jun 27, 2008
    It's a Fitzgerald.
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  16. tpaul

    tpaul Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2011
    Well, we know it has four strings, and that's what matters. *ducks*
    Datsgor, rendevouz and SactoBass like this.
  17. jackn1202


    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    So we do know what kind of DB that is, it's a broken one! :smug:
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  18. jackn1202


    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    That's absolutely what it is. We're huntin' for the best bass or metal, boys and girls.
  19. interp

    interp Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2005
    Garmisch, Germany
    I always thought it was meant to depict a freshwater largemouth bass on the left and the somewhat larger sea bass on the right.

  20. Wfrance3

    Wfrance3 Supporting Member

    May 29, 2014
    Tulsa, OK
    Maybe this is could be a subject for one of those luthier build-off challenges that I see posted. "Make the TB Logo Bass" 1. Must include pic. 2. must be this blue; RED 30, GREEN 54, BLUE 104...

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