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What's wrong with this picture?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by foolforthecity, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. foolforthecity

    foolforthecity Supporting Member

    Is this an Olympia by Tacoma knockoff? I've looked and looked, but can't find a single scrap of info or pic anywhere to indicate that Tacoma ever licensed a double sound hole on their instruments. I'm not an expert on these so I'm wondering if anyone knows the answer. I called the number listed, asked the guy to see if there were any identifying stickers or such inside the body, and he said there was not...

  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    Odd, never seen one like that - I'm guessing someone cut another soundhole trying to get more volume out. If so, I would worry about weakening the top. It does look cool, but I'd ask some questions...
    foolforthecity likes this.

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