Why Desecrate Trees?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rickbass, Nov 22, 2001.

  1. Saw the company advertised in the Dec. Bass Player.

    Was the wood so ugly it deserved this kind of treatment???


    www.rbguitarsculpture.com ........if yu dare!
  2. red-hot-bassist


    Sep 18, 2001
    that bass would look good in some sortof death metal band or soemhting where you have to be scary and kill your guitar at the end of a show or soemthing
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    But what does it sound like???? That's all that matters! ;)

    Actually are you sure it's wood - looks like the body "wings" could be made of ceramic or some kind of dense moulded plastic or that material the transparent basses are, but opaque!
  4. i think it's more of a thing for alternative metal.. i bet that thing looks great with a mullet and big sunglasses :D

    edit : the inlay is cool tho..
  5. This thing just HAS to be played by a Chinese or something .... ....:D

    Weird lookin' bass .... not my kind of stuff ....:D

    Oh my God, look at that HOLY MARY BASS !!!
    LOOOOOOOOOOL :eek: :eek:
  6. i think they should have an ugly dule with that guy wishnevsky, and then have a wierd off with the guy from atlantsia.
  7. Often

    Often Guest

    Oct 4, 2001
    Stockholm Sweden
    That is the fugliest bass I have ever seen, what the hell is wrong with these people? :eek: Holy crapio!
  8. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I dig it. :D Doesn't look very comfy though, and the inlay's a bit too much to my taste.
  9. I think those basses are not for playing, but got display only.. i mean.. you'd have to be REAL deranged to go on stage with that holy-mary bass or this flaming weirdo-bass.. :eek:
  10. air_leech


    Sep 1, 2000
    I can't sleep now, really thank u!
  11. Newsted


    Jun 24, 2001
    I can bealeve :eek: this is realy realy realy good i am impressed
    if i had the money i will buy it right now and i dont care about the sound ........:eek: :eek:
  12. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Play 'em, or chase your cat with 'em. Two uses on one!
  13. also used if you happen to be self mutilating masochist!
  14. Blackbird

    Blackbird Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    The eagle headstock was a cool idea but everything else, yeesh!
  15. :D Yeah, Bruce - I can see Sambossa onstage with that :eek: ...... bruja!

    At first, I wondered if it wasn't some composite. But the maker says, "specializes in combining highly detailed wood sculpturing with the expertise of a master luthier"
  16. I think thats your basic, just because you can doesn't mean that you should..... :rolleyes:

    It seems to be the most holy of rules to bass players, why can't this luthier learn this lesson? :(

    Poor poor trees... :eek:
  17. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I like 'em all. When they let this guy out of the asylum, they said, "Axe-murderer, guitar sculptor ... choose one." He took the high road, praise God.
  18. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    In my humblest opinion, the above may well be the funniest thing I've ever written here. ROFLMAO at myself.
  19. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    I would kill to have that fretboard inlay, but the body...that's just blasphemous. :D

    He's definitely an artist, but I can't imagine he gets a lot of sales with such a...unique product. Then again, "You only need to to sell one..."
  20. You need to look no futher than my signature for my opinion on this.

    And about the personal depiction of your onstage self?

    Express yourself through your music, not by your wacky, outlandish, stupid looking bass.