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Tom Araya's bass (pics)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Garrett Mireles, Jan 31, 2003.

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    Pretty cool eh? I'd hope so for $3,500 :D

    Hell...I'd rather get a Sadowsky.
  2. arcopizz


    Sep 3, 2002
    Who's Tom What's-His-Name? :confused: :)
  3. Lackey


    May 10, 2002
    Los Angeles
    oh, how cute!! Little pentagrams on the fretboard!
  4. slayer, baby; SLAYER!!!!!!:D
  5. No! no! and thrice NO!!!!
  6. 3500?? what exactly is so special about that bass? platinum inlays or something?
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    That is soooo metal.
  8. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    $3500?! :eek: For that?!
  9. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.

    The price includes a case, but i dont know why this bass has 24 frets, he never uses anything over 8th fret :D
  10. You can get the LTD version from MF for like $700.
  11. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Wow, for $3500 it had better be HIS bass, I mean one he took on tour and played nightly! :D

    Meh, I woulda killed for it 15 years ago....
  12. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Hey, those pentagram inlays don't grow on trees, ya know!
  13. Tom Araya may be a god, but that is a stupid bass.

    Plus he plays BC Rich's anyways on stage.
  14. not anymore. that bass is what he plays now.
  15. Somewhere in this wide wide world, there is a young teen, he each day he logs on to ESP's site, masterfully navigates its menus and goes directly to that bass. He stares lovingly at the pictures, though he has already seen and memorized them a thousand times. He glances at the specs longingly more out of habit than anything else.

    "Neck-thru" If God had a bass, it would be Neck-thru.
    "Maple/Ebony neck/fingerboard" Two woods are always superior to one.
    "Pentagram inlays" And SLAYER! SLAYER On the 12th fret

    And it is all black, representing the dreariness of this existence and the desire to be nothing.

    "Someday," He murmurs under his breath. "Someday, it shall be mine. Oh Yes, it shall be mine."
  16. I don't think I'd give $900 for it.
  17. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    Play it like a man possessed...
  18. hahaha...that was me a year ago :D :D lol...i know..sad..ahh well

    im more into CARCASS and NAPALM DEATH nowaydays..hehe

  19. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Ooooh - it's so... pointy!
  20. Electronics seem okay.

    And that's it, I'm having a very nice day....so don't wanna ruin it by saying something about the overall blandness of construction / woods. Or that the body shape is very silly.

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