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Who here has the most ridiculous bass collection? (Pics required!)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by birminghambass, May 15, 2018 at 3:28 PM.


  1. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    Thanks for starting this thread - I'll refer to it the next time that special someone (ahem) suggests I have enough basses already.
     
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  2. lug

    lug

    Feb 11, 2005
    League City, Tx
    I have the same strap extender but for the life of me can not remember where I got it. Do you remember?
     
  3. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy Supporting Member

    That's not the most ridiculous collection. It's the most awesome collection.
     
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  4. mellowgerman

    mellowgerman

    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Bflat is the winner (IMHO) no contest. I don't even need to see the rest... though I definitely will look at them because my brain craves gear pictures.
    On a side-note, ten years ago, I was living in NY but hand delivered a Gibson EB-2 gigbag to a gentleman in Frankfurt, Germany, after he bought it off of me via Ebay. I know it sounds ridiculous, but I am originally from the Frankfurt area and already had tickets for a trip just a few weeks after the auction. He had one of every Gibson bass model ever made. Though not the number 1, craziest collection ever, it sure was a cool experience to walk through his instrument room and check all of them out (as well as A/B an Epi Jack Casady signature bass with its vintage Gibson counterpart).
     
  5. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy Supporting Member

    That's dog math. It's also the basis for calculus. N+1. Proof that you are a higher level thinker.
     
  6. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy Supporting Member

    Was that Uwe? He is somewhat legendary.
     
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  7. mellowgerman

    mellowgerman

    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Yup! I didn't want to post his name, but of course there are plenty of Uwes in Germany... only one with that collection though haha
    What a nice guy to show me around his collection!
     
  8. jackn1202

    jackn1202

    Feb 14, 2018
    Austin, TX
    You mean Les Claypool? :D
     
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  9. Sixgunn

    Sixgunn

    Jun 6, 2012
    Colorado Springs
    I don't wait 30 minutes after eating, to go swimming.
    I used to think it was ridiculous. Thank you TB! ;)

    2018-03-04 10.16.55.
     
  10. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    I visited with him about 10 days ago, played quite a few of his basses, he's an old friend and a really nice guy.
     
  11. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    NYC
    I am glad someone out there understands me.
     
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  12. armyadarkness

    armyadarkness Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2012
    Atlantic City NJ
    It definitely should be a rule that all of the basses must be in one picture, with todays newspaper!
     
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  13. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Central Valley
    lol...
     
  14. Is it really ridiculous if they are all the same brand?

    Basses-BlkBorder.
     
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  15. shadven

    shadven

    Dec 30, 2009
    Tampa, FL
    I rock therefore I am.
    Quantity and Quality!!!
     
  16. chris_b

    chris_b

    Jun 2, 2007
    Wow, can't you afford any new basses?
     
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  17. Snowglo

    Snowglo Pro Aris et Focis Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2013
    Oregon
    Endorsing the U.S. Military since 1984

    You KNOW you have way too many basses when they are laying among the leaves in your yard!!!!
     
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  18. flojob

    flojob Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2011
    Hi.
    I know I’ve never told you this, but
    I am a Nigerian prince, presently being held against my will.
    My captoors will release me , but if I only provide them many base.
    Please add you address for my cashier check, and my representative will pick up,
    Even if you out for shopping or night of sleeping.
    Thank.
     
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  19. DDXdesign

    DDXdesign formerly 'jammadave' Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    It's MORE ridiculous for them to be all the same brand! Wow, them's some Guilds alright! =0)

    Hmmm where's Turner and his pile of Conklins?
     
  20. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco/HELIX user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Uwe = Gibson guru IMO. He shares his knowledge of Gibson basses here Interestiong (Epi) EB3 variant

    Will also refer to this thread for inspiration when needed.
     
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