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what a joke!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Q-Phonix, Jul 8, 2004.

  1. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    Agreed! I wonder if he himself foolishly believes it, or if he's fishing for a fool.

    I bought my Rickenbacker 4001 from a used car salesman (literally) on Ebay, and the description was much more, um, in check...

  2. Kavorka


    Mar 28, 2002
    Austin, Texas
    I saw this, too (can't stay off of Ebay for some reason ;) ). Does it look to you like the maker's name, or something, was scribbled through on the back of the headstock? ***?
  3. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    How many times can someone use the word "custom" in one paragraph?
  4. Bryan R. Tyler

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

    May 3, 2002
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    flange = fret buzz
  6. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Wow! It looks just like one! :bag:
  7. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    No kidding, I can't find that "flange" effect on any of my basses! They all must suck! I'm headed to the Pawn Shop, then it's right back to ebay to place my bid!

    Praying: "PLease let me win...please let me win....please let me win."

    :D :D :D :D
    I think this was the same guy who tried to sell me an AMC Gremlin in high school!!!!
  8. "If you can cough up $2700 you can have a Sadowski Modern 5 or you can have an incredible equivalent for FAR less investment and not give anything in quality."

    I hope that sentence was read.
  9. phatcactus


    Apr 2, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    *cough* Carlo Robelli *cough*
  10. SlavaF


    Jul 31, 2002
    Edmonton AB
    Well the body looks nice. But what the hell is that scribble on the back of the headstock?!
  11. I think it's just some beefed up Ibanez body and some random neck. The guy won't show the front of the headstock. Double you tee eff?
  12. It is a cool looking top though.

    Even if it is probably tie dyed. ;)
  13. he doesnt want to show you the headstock because it says rogue on it!
  14. Someone email him for headstock pics!
  15. word. i have a ratty ass carlo robelli stacked up somewhere in my room and thats the body of it if i ever saw one :scowl:
  16. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    My guess is made in Korea. I believe there's a good reason he doesn't show the front of the headstock. :scowl:
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    Hmm... One could assume it is a Carlo Robelli, but we may never find out.
  18. orange_nate

    orange_nate Guest

    Apr 15, 2004