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Posted by Milan on March 12, 2001 at 00:02:13:

In Reply to: Building your own bass..cool stuff here.. posted by Pat Harrington on March 11, 2001 at 19:27:09:

: Hey gang, sorry I haven't been visiting here quite as often lately.
: Two working bands, (7 gigs in the past two weeks!) plus my growing
: list of students have been keeping me very busy!...After searching
: high and low for a nice P-bass, I opted instead for a FERNANDES
: "Gravity 8" Eight string bass!! The thing is like a HOWITZER!!
: Makes my 4 strings seem like BB guns!! (more on that later)
: Anyway, one of the guitarists I play with brought a new Strat
: to the gig the other nite, made completely from WARMOTH body parts.
: The thing is VERY nice..Flame maple top, oil finish, Seymour electronics,
: etc...Very impressive for bolt-together Fender style guitar..
: Check out their site at www.warmoth.com So many nice combinations
: of woods, tops, hardware, necks, etc, etc...I may end up building my
: own!

: Cheers,
: Pat H


Hi Pat!

The Warmoth site is very informative indeed!

Welcome to the world of multi-string basses!! I'm a long time fan and player of Hamer's 8 and 12 string basses. The big sounds these monsters make REALLY make you choose what you play wisely....hehe. But on the other hand, if you're playing a 12ver, and the guitarist passes out....who's to know??? LOL

Best regards,

Milan


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