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Vigier Basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by slowburnaz, Dec 7, 2002.

  1. slowburnaz


    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ
    Does anyone have any experience with these basses? Also, their website (www.vigier.fr) doesn't have any prices listed.
    I'm really diggin' the Passion series, but I wanna know how much one of these would cost me.
    Any help?
  2. slowburnaz


    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ
    Just LOOK at these fine examples.... who wouldn't want one?
  3. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    I´d seen Gezzer Butler playing Vigier basses, so if the father of metal bass plays´em, they have to to be good.:D
  4. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    You can have the English version of Vigier website at www.vigierguitars.com. It will help you with the specs.

    Price list is :

    Standard model (4-string only) : 2.549 EUR

    Custom model (4-string) : 2.785 EUR
    Custom model (5-string) : 3.027 EUR
    Custom model (6-string) : 3.374 EUR

    These days , 1 EUR = approx. 1 USD.

    Hope this helps,
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Roger Glover too.
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Alphonso Johnson three.
  7. slowburnaz


    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ
    Wow! Ok, that's COMPLETELY out of my league. :)

    Although, at basspalace.com, they've got 1990s Vigier Passion for $999. It's a very ugly olympic white, but paint would help that. :)
  8. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    The Excess model (only available in 4-string) is great, and much more affordable than the Passion (starting at 1.495 EUR). The Excess is the model played by Roger Glover.
  9. bass player in "live" also uses one.
  10. I've had two--an Arpege bought from Alphonso Johnson and a Passion from some Kooky British cat in LA--and liked them, but not enough to keep them.
    I've posted reviews on H-C and bgra.net. Will happily answer any specific questions.
  11. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer


  12. pigpen02


    Mar 24, 2002
    check it out, off bassgear.com today:

    FOR SALE: Vigier passion
    Posted: : 12/22/2002
    Category: Basses
    Condition: Excellent
    Age: 1990 Months
    Asking Price: $750.00

    Vigier passion bass 4-string.Thanks for all the e-mails on it.
    I'll will get photos to everyone right after Christmas.

    FULL NAME: Steve Kozischek
    PHONE: 910-455-3965
    CITY, STATE: Jacksonville N.C
    EMAIL: angelam@onslowonline.net
  13. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    moderation at its finest, THANK YOU!

    i'll be hitting the Vigier booth at namm.

    had the pleasure of meeting Ron Thal last year at their booth!

    if you haven't heard him:




    plays a fretless Vigier guitar. yow!

  14. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I used to own the model that Flodshon posted, but mine was purple with a black p/g. I thought that they were excellent rock basses, with a great slap tone.


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    Hey fhodshon,

    Thanks for posting those links to Ron's sites! He's a close personal friend of mine & I know he appreciates it when people compliment him & foward his info. He has unbelieveable talent as a musician AND a studio engineer. He's done most of my bands recordings & has a new studio that we're visiting soon as we get the $$$ from our label. If anyone is going to NAMM, make sure you stop & see him, he's a rare breed that you may never see or talk to again in your life...


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