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What In the actual **** is this thing?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Lesfunk, Jan 21, 2021.


  1. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

  2. JKos

    JKos Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2010
    Torrance, CA
    There are at least three threads about it already.
     
  3. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Late to party I guess...
     
  4. HaphAsSard

    HaphAsSard

    Dec 1, 2013
    Italia
  5. jd56hawk

    jd56hawk

    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    It's been estimated that for every 50 people who say "I'd rock that!" 1 will actually buy it.
     
  6. WillyWonka

    WillyWonka "zero" fret Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2019
    mine is on order
     
  7. Jaycat

    Jaycat

    Sep 8, 2018
    Absinthe makes the head grow funnier.
     
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  8. Phlipper

    Phlipper

    Feb 5, 2013
    Fayetteville, NC
    Endorsing Artist: Old SS Peavey Lead Sleds and Peavey tube amps
    Im gonna buy a green one and pull the frets to play in a jazz ensemble at the Wine Bar on Hay St. :hyper:
     
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  9. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    PreJackbackercision
     
  10. danbones

    danbones

    Sep 24, 2017
    Los Angeles
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  11. RissKippery

    RissKippery

    Mar 3, 2016
    YES! Another thread for me to say how ugly this bass is!
     
  12. MDBass

    MDBass Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Dingwall-Fender-Bergantino-Dunlop-Tech 21-Darkglass-Nordstrand
    With just about any other headstock design it would probably be a winner.

    Combining two very iconic looks from different era’s, in this case a neck from the 80’s and a body from the 60’s/70’s, generally looks ridiculous.

    Akin wearing an oversized suit jacket from the 2000’s with the very fitted style of pants that are currently in vogue.
     
  13. MYLOWFREQ

    MYLOWFREQ Supporting Member

    May 13, 2011
    That's one confused bass.
     
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  14. Esteban Garcia

    Esteban Garcia bassist, arranger, aelurophile Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2018
    Portland, OR
    hey didja hear GC is going bankrupt

    <ducking>
     
  15. micguy

    micguy

    May 17, 2011
    Their market surveys determined that 25% of their market wants a Ric, 25% wants an 80's inspired pointy bass, and half of them want a P bass. So they combined all of those ideas.

    If carmakers did this, you're get a Porche that is also a garbage truck.
     
  16. micguy

    micguy

    May 17, 2011
    I see it the other way - with the right body shape, I'd be down with that headstock. The body, not so much.
     
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  17. MDBass

    MDBass Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Dingwall-Fender-Bergantino-Dunlop-Tech 21-Darkglass-Nordstrand
    That’s essentially what I’m getting at: most people who dig the neck/headstock won’t like the body, and vice versa.

    They’re totally different styles.
     
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  18. CatchaCuda

    CatchaCuda Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2018
    Transfer, PA
    If only it had an upper horn scroll!
     
  19. Looks like an attempt at steam punk, perhaps.
     
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