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YOW...Bassurgery Lightwave

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by frederic b. hodshon, Oct 27, 2003.

  1. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
  2. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    man, those basses are nuts...
  3. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    You think the basses are nuts? You've seen the pricetags on those things? :p
  4. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    Yeah, I've seen them.

    I don't think the guy has ever done a bass other than his.
  5. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    i was thinking about getting one of the cases for my old alvarez villain :D
  6. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    cool bass. I like the shape. Wouldn't want to play it seated, though.

    The workmanship appears top-notch. On one hand, I think the cost is justified by the time put onto the instrument. OTOH, Whether it's justified by its value as a sound-producer or an art object is up to each individual. I imagine there are enough monied collectors out there to result in a few orders. I would certainly never take it on a gig!
  7. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I like it... and I give the designer extra credit for thinking outside the box.
  8. meltsakana


    Sep 3, 2002
    what's with those frets at the end of the fretboard? they go in strange directions..
  9. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    I guess they're decorative - same as the last fret on a BassLab.
  10. Geeze, that's awful!

  11. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State

    The craftsmanship looks good, but the design looks... "off". I appreciate the creative thinking, but the bass looks like a combination of different ideas, not an integrated design.

  12. vanselus


    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    Kinda funny the website has a big "B.S." up in the corner... now those are initials i wouldn't want!

  13. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Those ARE my initials... :meh:

    I really like the bass though. If I had money to burn I would get one. I'm not really digging the headstock though. But if I had 10,000 quid to blow, I'm sure he could change it for me.:(
  14. Muziekschuur


    May 25, 2009
    Website is gone.... No more bassurgery?
  15. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    It's a 9 year old thread dude. :)