What do you think of these body styles?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sheepdog, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    I took some Jaf basses and played around with them. What do you think? The jazz influence is intentional, just with a little more character (and carved tops).
  2. I like the second one best....looks like an interesting design. :bassist:
  3. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    the bottom ones reminds me of a ritter.
  4. Introvox


    May 21, 2001
    Ontario, Canada
    I like the bottom one..it's sorta, jazz meets ricky
  5. I like them both. I don't know which one is my favorite. The bottom one it cool, but it's a little out there.
  6. rygelxvi


    Jan 6, 2003
    Definatly the second one :D
  7. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    cool, thanks for the responses. Probably going to be a 1 (or maybe 2) piece ash body. Natural finish.

    I wear my bass with the neck up high. I am wondering which upper horn would be more comfortable. My current bass has the strap tight against my neck with my playing style.
  8. Tfunked


    Dec 30, 2003
  9. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
  10. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    :D Yep, really like a Jazz meets a Rickenbacker - maybe even -meets a Warwick Fortress -meets a Ritter -meets a ... :meh: this upper horn style is getting more and more popular (well ok the Fortress is not in production anymore, but the others are) - but I dont mind that! :D
  11. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    The bottom one looks like the back half of a jazz and the front half of a Schecter Elite.


    Not to say it's bad, seeing as I like both the Jazz and the Schecter Elite body shape. I like it :cool:
  12. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    didn't think about that, but it does look like that (The jazz half was intentional, the Spector wasn't). Still going back and forth on woods. I am going to have all passive electronics and I like ash. Sometimes ash just doesn't have quite enough bottom end to it. Not sure if I want a 1 piece mahogany, but that seems to be a good 2nd option.