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Two gear/bassist related question.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by bryan bailey, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. What kind of bass did JPJ use on Achilles Last Stand? Did he ever use a Rick?

    And what kind of bass does Troy from Mastodon use. Is it a Cort, or a Jackson...or what?

    ...I can't remember my third question, but I might remember it.
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    JPJ used an Alembic 8 string.

    Don't know about the second guy.
  3. Lackey


    May 10, 2002
    Los Angeles
    I think JPJ was using a Fender J (flatwounds?) during that time period, doesn't sound like an 8 string to me....EDIT ok it does. Sorry, it's been a while. Soooo, I guess that would make it the Alembic 8 then, my apologies.

    I believe dude from Mastadon plays a 4 string Warwick (thumb?).

  4. Nope. Lemme find a picture.......


    Here's another one, where you can kind of see the headstock better.

  5. There are some more here....

    Says Fender on the pickups...

    Also, what kind of strings are those (the ones with purple windings at the ball ends and tops of the strings?
  6. bogart


    Dec 11, 2003
    big bear, ca
    troy uses a fender prophecy III. It was made in japan in the early nineties. You can find on ebay for about 3-400 dollars. They're beauties. Neck through body with active 3 band eq.
  7. Thank you.

    Looks like a rippin' bass.
  8. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Smith's had purple silk when I used them in the early 90's.

    "Rock Masters" I think I used