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This should make the 5-string haters go blind...:o)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Geri O, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. Geri O

    Geri O

    Sep 6, 2013
    Florence, MS
    What can that neck be made of??...

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  2. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt You don't rock a Thunderbird, it rocks you. Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Now that's a "5-string and then some" bass! :D
  3. TRyan5289


    Jul 18, 2012
    Davenport, Iowa
  4. JJP_1984_LB50

    JJP_1984_LB50 Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2004
    North Canton, OH
    That's a "Pratt" built by Oscar Pratt here in Canton, Ohio. He does some incredible work...
  5. Obviously not a roots and 5ths guy.......
  6. lavmonga


    Jul 27, 2007
    New York, NY
    This appears to be a foul prank
  7. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    So what is it, 8 strings with double octaves on each string?
  8. Rabidhamster


    Jan 15, 2014
    lmao! Countng them up, thats 23? I think that adds up to a 6 string bass with 2 octave strings per course save the lowest, which just got 2? I tried a 12 string once and that was hard enough, I'm not sure what I'd even do with that....

    Oh yes, 323, I think youre right that does look like 8
  9. FourBanger


    Sep 2, 2012
    SE Como
    Just because we can doesn't mean we should...
  10. bass_case

    bass_case Maintain low tones. Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2013
    Miami, FL
    One could slice a lot of cheese with that sucker.
  11. Is that 8x3 = 24 Wowza! I bet it has a moddest amount of neckdive with that headstock!
    But a total work of art it is.
  12. ggunn


    Aug 30, 2006
    Austin, TX
    That's just silly.
  13. prd004


    Dec 3, 2010
    Maybe he is but he just has a different string for each root and fifth! Lol
  14. catgut


    Jan 15, 2014
    Seattle, WA
    And I thought 8 and 12-string basses served no function. This may take the cake along with that ridiculous chapman stick.
  15. ggunn


    Aug 30, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Have you ever heard Tony Levin play a stick? I have, and it wasn't the slightest bit ridiculous.
  16. HaphAsSard


    Dec 1, 2013
    After reading the thread title I was hoping for some four string pr0n, for a change. Bummer...
  17. Space Pickle

    Space Pickle

    Apr 15, 2013

    naw man it's cool
  18. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    ridiculous, would hate to string that thing
  19. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan. Supporting Member

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    I'd be more than willing to take it on a test drive, would not buy it though.
  20. catgut


    Jan 15, 2014
    Seattle, WA

    Yes I have. Music for nobody but bored music magazine readers. It's wankery. Why hasn't it caught on with other cats? Cuz it sucks. It belongs to the smooth jazz circuit of sterility and poor album sales. Tony used to rock. Now he is like an info-mercial for a stick no one wants.