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Ugly bass on ebay!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Baryonyx, Aug 10, 2007.


  1. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
  2. I will repeat this only once- it is NOT ugly.
    The headstock is big to balance the heavy hollow body.
    Also, it was one of the earliest Shergolds and so the design you see here isn't 'final'....Hooky's 1979 Shergold has a much smaller headstock and a thinner hollowbody.

    ph_stoke92.

    White Marathon 6.....1984 model I think.
     
  3. Earwigger

    Earwigger I'm a Roland man now.

    Aug 23, 2005
    Cleveland, Ohio
    I think it looks great. I'd love to have that bass, defretted and hollow as it is.
     
  4. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Wow, I hadn't noticed it was defretted!
     
  5. UncleBalsamic

    UncleBalsamic

    Jul 8, 2007
    UK
    I don't think that's ugly, I have to say I wouldn't buy it but it looks fine to me.
     
  6. hollowbody fretless?

    my kinda bass! i don't care about the headstock!

    DO WANT.
     
  7. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    It's relatively cheap too, but it might not stay like that.
     
  8. lpdeluxe

    lpdeluxe Still rockin'

    Nov 22, 2004
    Deep E Texas
    One of the great philosophical questions of our time.:eyebrow:
     
  9. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    I would think with the big headstock and the small upper horn and light hollow-body with the bass would neck dive a lot. Maybe I'm wrong here, but that's what it adds up to for me...
     
  10. PocketGroove82

    PocketGroove82

    Oct 18, 2006
    Chicago
    "heavy hollow body"?
     
  11. It's no more UGLY than some of the popular Bootique bass headstocks. I swear some builders must consider them billboards to advertise their names :rollno:
     
  12. purfektstranger

    purfektstranger

    Apr 10, 2003
    Canada
    Looks like someone took a cheeseboard and glued it to the end of the neck imho...... Not my thing but someone will love it.
     
  13. sarcastro83

    sarcastro83

    Jul 27, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    I think she's gorgeous. I'd rather have one of those in my hands than some of the hiddeous, dildo-looking, boutique basses I've seen in my time...
     

  14. OMFGLMAO
    [​IMG] haha.
     
  15. I certainly dont think its ugly.In fact if you look at it closely,theres a slight resemblance to the WAL body shape..The headstock is sorta big,granted,but that adds to its character,and makes it instantly recognisable
     
  16. i'd buy it..i'm a sucker for black and maple.
     
  17. bassbrock

    bassbrock

    Feb 20, 2007
    Callahan, FL
    Yep, it's ugly.
     
  18. It actually hurt my eyes.
     
  19. Being "Athestically Challenged" myself, I can say-without question-that headstock is ugly.
     
  20. ibanezcollector

    ibanezcollector Yoyo's Hurt When You Crank It Into Your Face

    Feb 18, 2007
    Cleveland Ohio
    I like it lol..

    beauty is in the eye of the beholder I guess.
     

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