What In The Heck Is This Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AntiTreble, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. AntiTreble


    Jun 24, 2012
    Madison, AL
    Johnny Preston's bass player on Hee-Haw. What in the wide wide worlda sports is that he's playing?! The vintage of this photo appears to pre-date the Genetically-Modified Bass Geneva Convention Rules of 1986.

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  2. Recon1342


    May 18, 2020
    Southern Idaho
    I dunno. The creature from the black lagoon?
  3. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    It appears to have been something like a semi-prop build by Milo Liggett himself. There's been a couple of threads... here's the other one, with some pics:

    Please Identify This Bass...
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  4. sonic 7

    sonic 7

    Aug 10, 2011
    Queens, N.Y.C.
    Trying to find a better photo. It looks like it has a standard Fender neck but with that scale length ???
  5. JKos


    Oct 26, 2010
    Surprise, AZ
    Anyone have a different source for the video which is no longer available?