the stu hamm urge ii. anyone played it?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Acacia, Feb 16, 2001.

  1. Acacia


    Apr 26, 2000
    Austin, TX
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    the short scale isn't really appealing, but it's a darned fine looking bass.

    comments? I'm buying my new bass soon.
  2. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    I thought it was normal 34 inch scale?
  3. Acacia


    Apr 26, 2000
    Austin, TX
    i read it wrong.
  4. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000
    Definitely a sweet looking gotta be able to get just about any sound outta that thing too, since it has 3 pups.
  5. darthspada


    Jan 20, 2001
    Lancaster, PA
    it's a heck of a lot nicer looking than that square, no headstock havin', yellow Hammer that Stu used to play. By the way, anyone know what the Hamm has been up to lately? I haven't heard from him since the early 90's.
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    darth, that was a Kubicki that Stu used to play.

    BTW - I tried to reply to the email you sent me, but it was returned.

    EDIT - Anyone else notice that the time is messed up? I posted this after darthspadas post, but it shows to be posted earlier than his.

  7. maxoges


    Aug 23, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    he had a clinic at MI in Hollywood in 98. He was on tour with Joe Satriani and he released his new solo album Outbound in 2000. Check this album out man!

    I used to own a Kubicki Xfactor and it's one of he nicest sounding basses I've played. I don't think I would ever get a yellow one like stu did though :)
  8. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    I think Stud used to use a Kubicki ex-factor, designed the Stu Hamm Urge bass with Fender and used that for a while, and is now using the Stu Hamm Urge II bass. The Kubicki is a 32 inch scale bass, so Stu probably wanted the Urge to be the same 32 inch scale. But some people complained about the medium scale so Fender changed the Urge to a 34in scale and called it the Urge II. Or something like that.
  9. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    there was an interview in bassplayer I think, a couple of month ago, he is working on a new solo album.
  10. ryan morris

    ryan morris Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    how expensive are those basses?
  11. maxoges


    Aug 23, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Check out my post above :) I mention the new
    album... I've had for like 6 months
    The new one from Gambale Hamm and smith is great too.