Ultimate G.A.S. (pictures)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Lenko, Jun 28, 2003.

  1. Lenko


    May 3, 2003
    I just can't get my eyes of this one; I hope I'll have a chance to buy something like that once...
    Well, sometimes I just wish I could be Jarred Morante...;)
  2. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Your right that is one nice bass.
  3. That bass would be nice if only it wasn't a single cut. Sorry but single cut basses just don't do it for me.

  4. I'd have to second that, single cut looks too, I dunno, I guess 'unbalanced'. In an esthetic way, don't know about playability.

    But... I sure dig those pickups! You gotta dig those pickups, man. :cool:

  5. I agree with the previous 2 posts. I don't like the look of single cuts either. There's also something about the lower horn that bothers me; I just don't like it's shape. I will, however, say that that is one fine piece of wood, and the pickups do indeed look loverly.
  6. Heh, well let's go for four.

    I don't generally like single cuts, but I do like single cut fretless without markers on the fingerboard.
  7. mark beem

    mark beem Wait, how does this song start again?? Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Beautiful bass!! Id love to have a 7 string like it!!

    The only downfall to Foderi are the big honkin' price tags that comes with thme.
  8. I think it's ugly:)
  9. Caeros


    Jul 24, 2002
    Branford, CT
    Me too. It probably sounds good but it's hideous.
  10. incognito89x

    incognito89x ♪♫♪ ♪ ♪ ♫&#983

    Sep 22, 2002
    Royal Oak, Michigan
    I really dont like any of the Fodera bass designs :meh:
    The wood is beautiful, and i'm sure they are built amazingly, but I havent found any nice bodys that i like.
  11. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    Great piece of wood, and I'm sure it's a killer bass. Single-cuts just isn't my thing though, I think they look very strange.

    The only exception yet is JP's red one. Love that design...
  12. Piezoman


    Nov 29, 2002
    Bronx, New York
    Single Cutz...???

    X-plain plz
  13. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Reviewer: Bass Player Magazine
    See how the wood on the B-string side of the bass hasn't been "cut" out into the shape of a horn, and attaches to the neck of the bass instead? That's what a singlecut is; because only one horn has been cut out.
  14. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    I'm not crazy about their designs either but if this baby was given to me i'd be VERY HAPPY! Let go those front dot inlays, though... It would be waaay more pretty with abalone squares or no inlays at all... Just my own personnal taste of course.

    Edit: I hate it when I click on "quote" instead of "edit/delete"! :mad:
  15. Lenko


    May 3, 2003
    I wish I could feel the same way as you do...for you, every Fodera is just another nice bass, but to me allmost every Fodera is G.A.S.;)
  16. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    Another thing I don't really care about is those wooden pickup covers, the ones in the pics above really clash with the body wood...

    ...sometimes wooden covers look right, but most of the time I prefer plain black ones.
  17. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    I'll go out on a limb here, I like most single cuts, and that one is a fine specimen. Very nice bass! If only they weren't so pricy, I doubt that I would be able to afford one inside of 5-10 years.:D :D

  18. imo, it looks great!

    I'd rather have a 4, and I'd change the pickup covers, I don't think that red goes with the rest of the bass. :)
  19. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    One of the few Fodera's I like.

  20. Bass7755


    Oct 27, 2000
    Roanoke, Va.
    I love the Emperor II single cut design!
    A couple of years ago I would not have said
    that but they have really grown on me. I
    also would like a different color wood for the pickup covers. Maybe matching the top or finger board.