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the christopher bass club

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by ao'connor17, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. ao'connor17


    Feb 12, 2007
    Tivoli, NY
    i know they do this for electrics. and there maybe one for Christopher basses all ready. if not here it is

    ao'connor17-#1 (founding member)
    dad bass-#2
    kid squanto-#4

    sorry im not keeping on this. this isn't my hang out forum
  2. Dad Bass

    Dad Bass

    Jun 22, 2005
    New Jersey, USA
    Count me in. Christopher 200 3/4 bass.

    Dad Bass
  3. Tanglehead


    Nov 27, 2004
    Boulder, CO
    OK - I'll bite, especially since I've pretty much decided to keep it:

    2001 7/8 401F, with D'Addario Hybrids and a Full Circle.

    Attached Files:

  4. kid_squanto


    May 5, 2006
    i'm in -

    2003 403T 3/4 Bussetto with Pirastro Permanents and a Full Circle
  5. smbear


    Jul 10, 2007
    San Mateo, CA
    Ah! I saw "Christopher" in the title and had to check it out. I have a 3/4 Busetto with LaBella 7710 strings. :cool:
  6. ao'connor17


    Feb 12, 2007
    Tivoli, NY
    BUMP! I know alot of people own christophers! Assign yourself the numbers though, once again, I check this place every once in a long while...
  7. dchan


    Nov 19, 2005
    Bethlehem, PA
    dchan - #6*

    I don't own one, but I played one for several years at my college.
  8. ctcruiser


    Jan 16, 2005
    West Haven, CT
    Lefty Christopher 304T Busetto Hybrid DB

  9. christ andronis

    christ andronis

    Nov 14, 2001
    2002 602T w/Velvet Animas and a Full Circle pickup.....
  10. ao'connor17


    Feb 12, 2007
    Tivoli, NY
    dchan-- #6
    christ andronis-#8
  11. PocketGroove82


    Oct 18, 2006
    I'm still playing my first upright, a carved top 2001 Christopher DB303T. It's not bad at all as far as CCBs go! lol The only downsides are how the arco sound thins outs a bit as you head up the G string and how it has wolf tones on damn near every note on the fingerboard. haha. I'm ready for an upgrade, but this bass and I have come a long way together.
  12. hdiddy

    hdiddy Official Forum Flunkee Supporting Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    Richmond, CA
    I'm in the process of ditching my 304T Bussetto. :eek:
  13. dchan


    Nov 19, 2005
    Bethlehem, PA
    I don't think Christophers are considered CCB's.
  14. PocketGroove82


    Oct 18, 2006
    I always wondered what the public opinion was.
  15. Steve Clark

    Steve Clark

    Jan 9, 2004
    London ON
  16. ccb = cheap Chinese bass
  17. Steve Clark

    Steve Clark

    Jan 9, 2004
    London ON
    Ah, so my Willow is an ECB?
  18. hmm, how about ECB = Excellent Chinese bass?

    all kidding aside, the Shens that I've seen are quite nice and the Christophers seem like a very good value.

    btw, only recently did I find out that my Chinese bass was made (or distributed) by the Dual Joy Musical Instrument Co. in Beijing.
  19. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    My Christopher is definitely NOT a ccb. I think I might have been one of the first around here to buy one. It's a great bass, and I've done two CDs with it - including one with Gordon Goodwin.

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    I'm in the process of selling my DB401 Carved Flatback. The lower end Christophers(Academy, Concert, Hybrid) are very good basses for the money IMO.

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