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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 2BitBassPlayer, Aug 31, 2001.
What do you think is the Kenneth Lawrence Brase Ugly or pure beauty?
I think she's purty.
It would look better with a darker fingerboard and if the "horn" only came up to the 12 fret and didn't meet the neck.
I voted pure beauty, but then I thought about what it might look like when someone is actually wearing it, so now I'm having second thoughts. Then I saw the Sarah Jessica Parker comment. I think that one's pretty straightforward. She's got a good ol' case of butterface.
I played one of those a year ago. It was a fretless with passive electronics. It was an incredibly well-made and beautiful sounding instrument.
I think they look cool. But then I like the unique look.
Beauty is truely in the eyes of the beholder...speaking of holder...how about that built-in bass carrying handle. Now someone had their thinking cap on when they came up with that idea.
does that extended horn serve any purpose other than just looking pretty?.... i already use my top horn as a handle, so don't just say that, i'm wondering if it has any pronounced effect on sound, playability etc. It seems like it might just get in the way...
I think its pretty though, but would look better with an ebony fretboard
My understanding is that it helps stabilize the neck.
"Although that weird-looking horn attached to the neck takes some getting used to, Lawrence claims it has its advantages. Inspired by a construction method developed by Vinnie Fodera and Anthony Jackson, this horn structurally "braces" the neck to keep it "virtually flat from the 12th fret up." Also, the horn allows the neck vibrations to transfer into the body better, which Lawrence says provides "an aliveness usually associated with older, more seasoned instruments."
Both claims are true. The Brase has very low action all the way up the fingerboard. (Pitching the neck angle back 1deg. helps, too.) Acoustically, the three-piece set-in maple neck, Grenadillo fingerboard, and swamp-ash body have a woody bite with a very natural decay."
I am a fence sitter on this. It looks very expensive and good quality. I like the head, the blue stain but that handle has me confused if it was removed the body would look kinda like an Ibanez IMO so that is why I dont mind the handle cause it is different but then I hate it ahhh stop these voices I don't know what I like anymore???????
I think its would be truly beuatiful if it had a walnut top like alot of the wal basses, that would look gooooood.
interesting to see a bass with a built-in handle, but... nah.. they shouldn't have made the junction from the horn to the neck.. it spoils the bass
Unique, best discribes it but the horn won't allow you to clutch the neck and how does it swing, I bet if I played it I'd break my thumb...
Not ugly, but distinctly unattractive.
I vote purty.... I liked that one the first time I saw it in Bass Player. I've always liked big-bodied basses (maybe their just big-boned...).
I like the looks.
And there just was a great review in a German bass magazine.
borderline .... beautiful/ugly ...... it was ugly, but its grown on me already ..... now its ugly again ...... put me down for ..... beaugly .....
Looks kinda like the bass from the Smooth Criminal video by Alien Ant Farm. I see a good resemblance. I'd give it a Sarah Jessica Parker. But, dude, she's hot.....