Re: Danelectro longhorn

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Posted by Frederick on March 18, 2000 at 03:51:48:

In Reply to: Re: Danelectro longhorn posted by Pat Harrington on March 17, 2000 at 20:41:13:


: : Has anyone played the Danelectro Longhorn, if so, how does it play and sound? Right now I play a Dean Edge Q4, but I joined a band that has a 50's thing going, and they want me to get something older looking.

: > Hi Frank..I tried one of those Danos at the local Guitar Center..

: Can't say I liked it much..The Longhorn is a short scale bass, it

: just didn't have any guts, and it felt like a toy...If you want a vintage

: looking instrument without the vintage price, try one of those re-issue

: Fenders...I tried one of those re-issue stack knob Jazz basses at the

: NAMM show here in L.A. in January, I'm still kicking myself for not

: buying it on the last day of the show, it was a creme colored bass

: with a rosewood fingerboard and a tortoise colored pickguard,

: the thing just KILLED....Man, I should have bought that bass..It blew

: away my 70's Jazz bass, and It's no slouch...Oh well, we all do stupid

: things that we regret later..... :-(

: Pat

Check out the Danelectro DC Bass. It has a very raw sound. When I played it, I kept looking at the amp going "what the hell was that"? Unique, tough sound. Sounds like Bill Wyman Bass(semi-hollow Framus) from mid sixties Stones. Intense. Perfect for a rave up.

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