Bass Porn

Do we have a thread for posting pictures of Basses that just do it for you on a purely aesthetic basis?
If not then this is it
I will kick it off with this. A AB4 KIESEL ARIES BOLT NECK ELECTRIC BASS

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Why, yes, there is:

https://forum.bassbuzz.com/t/any-sexy-new-basses-youve-got-your-eye-on/

Don’t worry too much about the “new” in the topic title! Go over there now, feast on those beauties and add yours!

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This but with frets

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Very nice

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And this

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It’s saying “gimme gimme gimme!”:grin:

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Which one is saying that?
Hard to tell (and you give no clues) as they’re all very nice.

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The Kiesel Aries! It is crying out to be played!

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I can see myself playing that!

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I like the Kiesel’s headstock, very ESP looking

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Not a lot to choose from for Lefties but this one has been tickling my eyeballs lately.

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:heart: ESP :slight_smile:

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That is quite sexy @Mark_D, and that’s coming form a guy who’s first bass was a thunderbird. I had nightmares about the neck dive for a while. Its also the reason I took the risk on my $90 P bass just hoping for some literal balance. haha. Since then I’ve learned that just putting a strap button behind the neck vertically down “into” the neck plate fixes the problem, but haven’t gotten around to doing it myself yet. I plan to at some point though.

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Not really interested in fretless at the moment and it could use a pickguard. But…oh…ohhhh……look at that neck. :drooling_face:

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Agree on that neck @ChrisThomason, but the woodgrain in that sunburst body is pure beauty… Not sure I’d want it covered with a pick guard, but then again, that’s just my opinion.

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Yeah I hear ya. It just completes the look of the Stingray for me is all.

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Hm, would you play a fretless with a pick, I wonder?? I don’t think so… hence, no pickguard :smile:

And, to be honest, while that neck is gorgeous, somehow it doesn’t fit the body (or vice versa) - something is clashing here for me, aesthetically speaking…

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Makes me drool!

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A little less gold in the sunburst and a bit more brown (chestnut) and it would be perfect…not that I’d be worthy of it…as for the pick guard…not sure it’d want it but anybody else think of clear to show off the grain???

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Yeah I just can’t wait for NAMM as that’s theoretically when they will release their colors and special versions for the year. Especially interesting to me as I control my own destiny of owning one next year.

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