Warwick Rockstand

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by lbanks, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Just bought one off Ebay; much better idea than that that stupid tree...
  2. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    mmmmm i like it. might have to pick one of them up after my next bass buying spree.

    by the way what kind of strings your got on the 4 banger conklin?
  3. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Maxima Golds
  4. milo


    Jul 22, 2004
    what is second bass one with maple freatboard?
  5. looks like a lightwave sabre

    how do you like that oscarschmidt(sp?) hollowbody? is it any good?
  6. Diowulf

    Diowulf Guest

    Aug 4, 2004
    San Rafael CA
    I realized looking at pictures taken at angles makes me woozie.
  7. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    Other than the instruments banging into eachother every once in a while I am a big fan of the rockstand. I've had mine for a few years and it's help up pretty well.

  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    My guitarist has a Rockstand. They come in pretty handy on cramped stages, since he always brings at least two guitars, and I always bring two basses. Off to Miscellaneous.
  9. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Close, its a Classica. The Oscar Schmidt plays pretty good and sounds decent; sort of an acoustic bass sound.
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I have two... Left over from when I had 9 basses.. My brother uses one of them now. Excellent little gizmos...
  11. Superdave


    Apr 20, 2003
    St. Louis, MO
    Ibanks, how's the Oscar Schmidt guitar in the back? I've been looking at getting both of those hollowbodys, do you think the bass is worth the price?
  12. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    What is that six string bass with the really light gauge strings at the end? Some kind of short scale by the looks of it.

    brad cook
  13. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I love mine.

    Maxima Golds.... sounds like a condom.
  14. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    To be completely honest, I like it, but I have nothing to compare it with; I hadn't played a guitar since '73. The bass is worth twice the price or more.
  15. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    That is a soprano bass...(cough, cough):p:D
  16. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Well, they do have ridges....:)
  17. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA

    then you'd better return it before you get whacked! :D :bag:
  18. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I have a Rockstand, and have been using it steadily for the last year. There are only a few things that bother me:

    1. Mine does not lock in place when open. The basses hold it open, but it should lock

    2. It's not constructed very well. The parts I had to assemble did not go together easily and one screw never even got close to its intended hole

    3. Everytime I pull it out, those darn guitar players put their stuff in it. Always the very center position so that you get tail-end Charley. An ES - 335 takes up a lot of space

    Other than that, it rocks!