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Username: robinc

Post Number: 99
Registered: 5-2008
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 12:45 pm:   Edit Post

Username: new2alembic

Post Number: 87
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 1:33 pm:   Edit Post

Is this a lap bass?

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Username: bsee

Post Number: 2073
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 1:46 pm:   Edit Post

I see one of these and I go to youtube to look at the Super Mario theme being played on a similar instrument. I had to explain it to Lisa, she had no idea how anyone would begin to play on one.
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Username: mike1762

Post Number: 147
Registered: 1-2008
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 4:02 pm:   Edit Post

With a neck that wide, is there anyway to play it other than tapping? Reminds me of a Chapman Stick.
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Username: hieronymous

Post Number: 461
Registered: 1-2005
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 5:07 pm:   Edit Post

It looks like a Warr Guitar to me. But custom built? Hmmm....

One of my favorite bands, Behold... The Arctopus uses one:


(Message edited by hieronymous on October 31, 2008)
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Username: darkstar01

Post Number: 129
Registered: 6-2005
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 - 6:23 pm:   Edit Post

i guess off topic, but arctopus is pretty awesome. when mick barr gets involved, things definitely get intense. check out krallice, too.

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