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Strange Basses

Postby GonzoBass » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:14 am

Hey, let's really explore the realms of the "ONE OF A KIND AND OTHERS"!

Since I'm starting this thread though,
I'd like to lay a few ground rules first;

- Wish Basses are welcome but will be considered as redundant.
and
- Any pokes at Steinbergers will be unceremoniously deleted by yours truly.
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Okay, with that being said,
I'll kick it off with these "unique gems" I found-

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Aloha-
Papa Gonzo
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Location: Hilo, Hawaii
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Tools:
Steinberger XP2 Workhorse (DB Bridge)
Steinberger XP2 (B-E-A-D)
Steinberger XP2A (Back Up)
Wilkat GonzoBass #001
Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Strange Basses

Postby hoytbasses » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:50 am

whew... none of mine made the first cut [smilie=grinning-smiley-003.gif]
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Re: Strange Basses

Postby Paul DeLano » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:00 pm

I actually played that first bass at NAMM last year.

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Re: Strange Basses

Postby Paul DeLano » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:01 pm

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Re: Strange Basses

Postby ghiadub » Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:27 pm

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"Play the music, not the instrument"

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Re: Strange Basses

Postby felig » Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:33 pm

You guys should know better than to let me play:

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I recently posted this one to a thread in the Hangout, but it always make me smile to look at it (but hurts my ears and hands when I play it).
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Re: Strange Basses

Postby Sloom » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:32 pm

Now that's 80s!
"Whatever we do, it is what it is, and we do it".
-The Grubs.


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Re: Strange Basses

Postby GonzoBass » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:13 pm

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Aloha-
Papa Gonzo
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GonzoBass
Global Bouncer
 
Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Links: .
Tools:
Steinberger XP2 Workhorse (DB Bridge)
Steinberger XP2 (B-E-A-D)
Steinberger XP2A (Back Up)
Wilkat GonzoBass #001
Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Strange Basses

Postby GonzoBass » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:18 pm

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Aloha-
Papa Gonzo
User avatar
GonzoBass
Global Bouncer
 
Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Links: .
Tools:
Steinberger XP2 Workhorse (DB Bridge)
Steinberger XP2 (B-E-A-D)
Steinberger XP2A (Back Up)
Wilkat GonzoBass #001
Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Strange Basses

Postby Paul DeLano » Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:02 pm

GonzoBass wrote:
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Two of Jean Beaudin's collection.

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What's weird about those?

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Paul
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Re: Strange Basses

Postby DigthemLows » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:00 pm

Love this thread!!
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Re: Strange Basses

Postby GonzoBass » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:10 pm

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Aloha-
Papa Gonzo
User avatar
GonzoBass
Global Bouncer
 
Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Links: .
Tools:
Steinberger XP2 Workhorse (DB Bridge)
Steinberger XP2 (B-E-A-D)
Steinberger XP2A (Back Up)
Wilkat GonzoBass #001
Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Strange Basses

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:11 am

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Aloha-
Papa Gonzo
User avatar
GonzoBass
Global Bouncer
 
Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Links: .
Tools:
Steinberger XP2 Workhorse (DB Bridge)
Steinberger XP2 (B-E-A-D)
Steinberger XP2A (Back Up)
Wilkat GonzoBass #001
Fender Deluxe 24 Fret Jazz
EBMM Stingray Natural/Maple
Xavier Custom 6 String
Ibanez AEB10K Acoustic
Dean Rhapsody 8 String
Carvin BK2A Fretless
Gibson EB3 (Project)
Epiphone Newport EBS
Synsonic Half Scale
Fender Mandolin
A couple Flea Ukuleles
and a few guitars...

Rigs:
Small-
GK MB112 combo
Medium-
GK MB500
GK 2x10 Neo
Large-
GK 1001 Mark II 2x10 combo
GK 1x15 RBS

Effects:
Line 6 Bass POD XT Live
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer

Re: Strange Basses

Postby Sloom » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:51 pm

GonzoBass wrote:Image


This is interesting. Minimal... very "Dieter"- as in "Schprockets"!! (SNL) I'd play this one.
"Whatever we do, it is what it is, and we do it".
-The Grubs.


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Re: Strange Basses

Postby Father Gino » Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:07 pm

Sloom wrote:
GonzoBass wrote:Image


This is interesting. Minimal... very "Dieter"- as in "Schprockets"!! (SNL) I'd play this one.


Yeah, I kinda like this one too. The strap attachment is rather inelegant however.

Why the HO trains?
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