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What kind of bass is this?

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May 8, 2010 6:35 AM ET #1 (permalink)


Does anyone know what kind of bass Vivian Slaughter from Gallhammer plays on?

(This post was last edited on May 8, 2010 at 6:41 AM ET.)

May 10, 2010 3:01 PM ET #2 (permalink)

Not sure but it would be easier if there was a pic of the entire bass in one shot. The 2 pics provided may be 2 different basses. The headstock in the first pic leads me to believe it's a Fender. The body style in the 2nd pic looks "Fenderesque" as well so i'd bet it's either a Fender or a knock off of a Fender.

May 11, 2010 1:46 PM ET #3 (permalink)

After looking at some other pics.. it is definatly the same bass in both photos.!
Judging by the headstock, it isnt a Fender (Fender headstocks use a completly rounded top) and the style of
the tuners I would guess its from the 70s/early 80s and made in Japan.! Quite possibly one of the many brands that
were made at that time.. Hondo, Lotus, Cort, Aria etc...

(This post was last edited on May 11, 2010 at 1:47 PM ET.)

May 11, 2010 3:08 PM ET #4 (permalink)

Then I think we both are in agreement that it's a Fender knock off. *high fives godlike*

May 18, 2010 6:40 AM ET #5 (permalink)

I'd say it's a Sadowsky bass. The headstock is definitely exactly like a Sadowsky plus the body shape is quite similar as well to some of the Sadowsky models played by Jason Newsted.
Then again, I'm a guitarist, 33 and unsigned, so what do I know... ;)

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