What kind of bass is this???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by badsneakers, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. badsneakers


    May 31, 2004
    I wish I had a picture.

    The headstock logo was a question mark. Any ideas?
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Obviously, whomever made it doesn't know what the hell it is either.
  3. 6-3-2


    Sep 20, 2003
    Haha, that's great.
  4. Zirc


    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Edward Nigma
  5. hahahahahahahahahahahhhaaaahahahahhh!
  6. fatbassjazzer


    Feb 27, 2004
    I didn't know they let people in insane asylums (sp?) make basses.
  7. are you sure it's not a bass clef?
  8. badsneakers


    May 31, 2004
    hmm..??? I'm pretty sure it wasn't. Is there a bass like that?
  9. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I know exactly who you're talking about. It's a friend of mine who lives in NH. His name is Brian Ristola. I'm sure that he has a web site but I'm not sure what it is. He also owns www.bestbassgear.com and you can contact him through there. You can also see pictures of some of his basses at www.rockcityguitar.com.
  10. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    When The Riddler was locked up in jail he had lots of time on his hands and took a luthery class.
  11. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    If the bass is a " Brian Ristola" Here is his website.
  12. i thought i saw one here, maybe someone knows what i'm talking about. maybe i didn't see it. :D

  13. Zirc


    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Can't you tell? It's a pretty crazy bass :D

    haha that was terrible, time to jump off a cliff
  14. badsneakers


    May 31, 2004
    Thank you!!
  15. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    You're very welcome! I'm really glad that I could help. Brian is a fantastic person, you couldn't meet a nicer guy. His work is great. His basses play very well and they sound wonderful.
  16. Fealach

    Fealach Guest

    Apr 23, 2003
    Gone to a better place
    So I'm over a month late to this dead thread... in case anyone had wondered, here's a Ristola headstock

  17. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Looks more like a fish hook to me than a question mark.. :meh: