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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bassius, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. Bassius


    Nov 6, 2001
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar amps
    Custom Conklin Mobile Electric Upright!!!



    afaik only three in the world
  2. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Nice bass! :)

    Shouldn't this by in the EUB forum though?
  3. wow...thats a cool EUB!
    conklin must love you!
    you get all those cool conklins....
  4. Love it! Though, that bass clef thingy is kinda backwards. The dots are on the right side but it curls the wrong way. Other than that ... awesome! :D

    Kinda reminds me of this electric Viola da Gamba from Ruby Gamba


    - Dave
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member


    I want one!:cool:
  6. Anti_Wish


    May 14, 2004
    Boston, Ma
    holy sh*tablos that is insane. :smug: *wonders when JT will order his* could you see that in a doubleneck? :D

    on a side note, is it even possible to play arco (bow) with that?!?!
  7. Wow....uniquely good looking
  8. Rapscallion2112


    Apr 21, 2004
    i dunno man, but i'd loooooooove to try
  9. Bassius


    Nov 6, 2001
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar amps
    i'm surprised you dont recognize that style of bass clef....

    I would expect a bach lover to :D

    it was actually popular in the late 19 early 20th century american/english music print styles
  10. Haha, you're right! I see it in some old Bach manuscripts too. I lose.

    - Dave
  11. Bassius


    Nov 6, 2001
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar amps
    no worries ;)
  12. Funkize you

    Funkize you Guest

    Nov 4, 2003
    Westminster Ca.
    Dude... You did it all wrong...

    You cant put up a pic of a bass like that with no sound clips...

    Dont worry about being "Modest" if you suck at DB, We dont care, PUT UP SOUND CLIPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. god I hate you............... :p

  14. It looks like the bridge has a big enough radius to play arco. Although I think with the string spacing and string guages I would probably opt for a cello bow. What scale is the bass?

    I'd love to hear soundclips.
  15. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    That is just plain sick... a 7-string EUB.. :meh: :p :smug: :cool:
  16. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    Nice Conk di GAmba!
  17. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama

    :p Sorry Dave, couldn't resist..

    Beautiful bass, Denson!!!
  18. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Congrats! Looks very nice. I'm waiting on a custom Hanewinckel EUB these days, myself. I'd love to hear some arco and piz samples. Very cool. :cool:
  19. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    1 word, WOW!
  20. oversoul

    oversoul fretless by fate

    Feb 16, 2004
    Finally, but looks great, how much time did you wait for the MEU? :confused: