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What a load of bullcrap!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Limo, Jun 4, 2005.

  1. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    ...what kind of madman could have possibly come up with that? That was amusing and infuriating at the same time! Photo-Flame finishes blow, it's a cheap manufacturing trick!

    I hope no poor bastard actually swallows that story and bids...
  2. C-5KO


    Mar 9, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    LOL. I saw that this afternoon too.
  3. fourstring44

    fourstring44 In Memoriam

    Jul 22, 2003
    St. Louis
    From what I understand this is true. I have heard this many times as well as seen many photo flames with the hamburglar in the finish.
  4. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    Yeah, but all that crap about it being the greatest instrument ever built, and having amazing tone, and all that crap, is ridiculous.
  5. Yeah, but at present it looks like a decent bass for $250... And it has a creepy face on the neck! I would have to agree; I am not a huge fan of photo-flame.
  6. From what I understand, since all the Foto-Flame finishes are the same, it's just a coinedence that there is a "face" in the flame, but its on all of them since the Foto-Flame is the same.

    Crock of BS to me.
  7. superfly


    Aug 4, 2004
    Looks more like Ninja Turtle to me.
  8. Cerb


    Sep 27, 2004
    From what I understand, the face was taken out of the pattern pretty soon after it was noticed. I think it's sorta neat, almost a limited edition run of sorts.
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    And that is the bottom line. The bass is a good value for the asking price. And yes, every one of those with the foto flame neck has the hamburgler image.
  10. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    Oh the possibilities! Is there an Ibanez "Garfield" bass? Perhaps a Gibson "Geico gecko" special...
  11. squierplayer120


    Nov 17, 2004
    or perhaps even more boutique editions such as the Alembic Hobbes bass or the Ken Smith "Jason Fox" limited edition bass.
  12. AB53211


    Apr 15, 2004
  13. thlayli


    May 8, 2005
    Cross Lanes, WV
    Wouldn't it be a Warmoth Geico Gecko?
  14. The grain on my bass has the smurf village in it but you have to look at it just right and only during sunsets and sunrises when the light is just so. If you're lucky you can see smurfette taking a shower!

  15. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    The Hamburglar pattern is real.


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    ...listen, I've got a C3PO Star Wars card from the 70's that shows him with a gold bona! Basically same "story" as this ones, mines real & probably worth more, whatever...

  17. ...now i have never heard anything about this before, but i'd have to see more like it to believe that this is real. doubtful though.


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY

    ...regarding: In reference to?...

  19. mrphattay

    mrphattay Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2005
    Betcha it goes to McEleven !

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