"The Official Marleaux Bass Club"

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  1. Hi all,

    I have Been Searching TB, and was Shocked that I didn't find a
    Marleaux Bass Club... Could you Imagine??? I consider this this a Serious Crime Against BassKind... Which Needs to be Rectified!!!
    Here and Now...
    Hopefully I'm not just really bad at Searching TB.. lol..

    So, If there's really Not a Marleaux Bass Club...
    Be at ease world... Cause we have one now...
    I'd also like to see where everybody is "Laying It Down"
    So add where your at as well... and some pics
    of your Bass and... If you feel Inclined...
    You Playing it or posing with your Your Bass..
    Just curious to see.. lol..

    (For all you Bassists who Don't own a Marleaux, or have yet to have the opportunity and Good Fortune to hear and Play these Extremely well Crafted HIGH HIGH Quality Instruments...
    They are Made In Germany. Made with Love and a Dedication To Creating And Crafting Some of the World's Best Basses..
    I Highly recommend that you check them out..
    Just google Marleaux Bass... You will see the German Site..
    Just click on translate and Your on the English Site...)


    OK So Here I am, and some pics of the Bass
    Marleaux Consat Custom 5 and Myself..
    Lucky No. 1

    Who's Going to be No. 2?
    PM me and let's get this Started...

    1.) MattyBass San Diego, Ca:hyper:
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  2. C'mon Now... where you all at??
     
  3. LaklandBass

    LaklandBass

    Jan 26, 2005
    IL
    Id love one. I still have the body from my old Jackson knockoff.
     
  4. Basdyret

    Basdyret A Dane in China

    Aug 6, 2007
    Qingdao, China
    What's up with you and capital first letters in words...? :)
     
  5. I'm Just Very Passionate about Bass!! Lol..
     
  6. BassMax23

    BassMax23

    Oct 16, 2009
    So I´m going to revive this club or what? ;)
    Here´s my beautiful Consat 5, my first but definitely not my last Marleaux!

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  7. edubb

    edubb

    Dec 6, 2006
    Have been to the site. Best sound clips I have heard on a bass site. So good I actually downloaded a bunch of them and listen to them.
    I love the sound of their basses.
     
  8. BassMax23

    BassMax23

    Oct 16, 2009
    Thanks for getting Number two of this club. I just wanted to add some pics of me with my Consat and a link with me playing it.

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  9. Bass-ically

    Bass-ically

    May 20, 2010
    Maryland
    Does this make me #3?
     

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  10. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    I have two consats so I need to post a pic of the girls. Im dying to try a Votan but have not seen one in the states yet
    :crying:
    I think their selectable preamp is the best preamp on the market! Gritty rock tone, check, high-fi jazz, no problem!
     
  11. Bass-ically

    Bass-ically

    May 20, 2010
    Maryland
    I have the programable eq on mine and I love it. Marleaux have such unbelievable tones to them. I can't wait to get another one.:bassist:
     
  12. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    I've played a couple, but never owned one. Sweet basses!
     
  13. BigRedX

    BigRedX

    May 1, 2006
    I tried a Consat fretless several years ago and while it was a really nice bass, it wasn't 100% what I was after, and at the asking price it needed to be.

    However if I came across one of their Pagelli-licensed designs, I'd been much more tempted!
     
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  14. Hi everybody !
    I play Marleaux since Gerald and Tillmann started making them(1990), and I stil didn't switch cause I couldn't find anything better:). Over the years I'v owned and played over 25 Marleaux basses(wholesale/endorsement deal with Gerald). Have been in workshop couple of times and was watching them making basses.
    Currently i have 2 pieces. Photos are on myspace. Hope to have some interesting chats with you guys

    Zeljko Jake Zuber
     
  15. Bass-ically

    Bass-ically

    May 20, 2010
    Maryland
    Just some photos of "the other woman" in my life. This is the only one my wife accepts.
     

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  16. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    don't have them any longer, but at one point in time, i had these 2 bad boys in my possession.

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    i've had the pleasure of playing at least 2 dozen different Marleaux basses (between a job at custom bass shop and attending a musik messe). You really can't say enough good things about the craftsmanship of these instruments.
     
  17. azti

    azti

    Sep 17, 2010
    Hi Everybody!!! I would like to present my fantastic Consat Custom and join the club!
    I really wanted a "custom" marleaux, so I wanted nor the usual exotic wood, I prefered a"snow white" high gloss !

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  18. Now that is the sweetest Marleaux that I've ever seen and I am extremely jealous. It's just so understated!

    Basically, I don't like 'coffee table' basses (sorry, I don't mean to offend anyone here with that phrase - it's just such an easy way to describe exotic woods/gold hardware type basses ;)) and I can only manage with 4 strings, so a painted Marleaux would be my choice. White with black hardware is such a cool combination, too :).

    Like several others here, I've never played a Marleaux, but I do have a promo CD with sound clips of all of the models on. The tone of the Consat is really something to behold - beautiful!

    There are so many basses out there, which I would like to own one day. A Marleaux Consat is definitely in the Top 10 ;).
     
  19. amimbari

    amimbari

    May 6, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I always wanted a Consat because of the body, and could never afford one :(

    seeing that white one made me drag out this pic:

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    does this thing count as a 1/32 of a Consat? :D
     
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