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What is the most attractive headstock design you’ve ever seen?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TheOriginalName, Jul 11, 2018.


  1. saabfender

    saabfender

    Jan 10, 2018
    Indianapolis
    OK, the Kramer wins. Can we go home yet, Dad?
     
  2. Edgar

    Edgar

    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    Does the "NJ" stand for New Jersey?
     
  3. Provided you know how to use it. Otherwise, it's the Pied Piper's magic mountain.
     
  4. To me these designs suggest serpent's heads in profile.
     
  5. Tim Skaggs

    Tim Skaggs

    Sep 28, 2002
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  6. Tim Skaggs

    Tim Skaggs

    Sep 28, 2002
    1963 IMG_0650.JPG
     
  7. Tim Skaggs

    Tim Skaggs

    Sep 28, 2002
    Graphite IMG_0531.JPG
     
  8. Gotta say:

    1. Fender (P/Jazz).
    2. Rickenbacker (4001/4003)
    3. Music Man (Stingray/Sterling).

    The most awful? Only one:

    1/2/3. Moolloon ... it seems the face of rhino without the horn ...
     
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  9. Giffro

    Giffro

    Apr 29, 2017
    South Australia
    Older style Peavey Dyna Bass (1991)

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  10. Giffro

    Giffro

    Apr 29, 2017
    South Australia
    Peavey T-40

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  11. Giffro

    Giffro

    Apr 29, 2017
    South Australia
    EB Music Man Stingray 5

    MM SR5.JPG
     
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  12. Giffro

    Giffro

    Apr 29, 2017
    South Australia
    RIC 4003

    Rickenbacker 4003 Headstock 02.JPG
     
  13. CapnSev

    CapnSev

    Aug 19, 2006
    Coeur d'Alene
    Watch your back at nighttime sir. The Moth Man awaits in his wrath.
     
  14. JaseyT

    JaseyT

    Jun 18, 2009
    That is typically only seen on the 4001 models. Most 4003 models (maybe all of them; not sure) lack the walnut strip.
     
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  15. sometimes

    sometimes

    Jun 12, 2006
    Iowa City, IA
    I like the Devon Headstocks
    1620_j5_11. 1614_j4_7.
     
  16. JaseyT

    JaseyT

    Jun 18, 2009
    The 4001 basses had the skunk strip up until whatever year in the early '80s they ceased to be made. (Of course I'm excluding the Chris Squire 4001 model, which has a totally different manufacturing timeline.)
     
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  18. Jewce

    Jewce

    Feb 23, 2018
    Santa Maria, CA
    That reverend is clean AF
     
  19. Rudyboy98

    Rudyboy98

    Jan 25, 2008
    South Bay, CA
    56D7F342-3117-4B03-B61D-2414F78A4A2D.
    Well..my custom bass headstock..is my personal favorite. Am I biased..nah!!!:smug:
     

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