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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2017, 03:40:05 PM »
I'm sure even in your case there is such a thing as too much of a good thing.
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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2017, 12:57:05 AM »
Nice one, Granny Gremlin!!

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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2017, 02:41:17 AM »
Symmetry is the classical look. Violin family instruments, classical guitars etc. Elongated upper horn was a Fender invention for better balance on a strap.
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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2017, 03:02:58 AM »
Symmetric or near-symmetric guitar and bass shapes do little for me, the SG being the noteworthy exception. Ok, add the Flying V to that.

It's against nature if you're lower half is exactly the same as your upper half.  :mrgreen: Non-symmetric shapes such as the Explorer, TBird, Stratocaster, single-cut Les Paul, Telecaster, Iceman, Jazz Bass and Ric 4001/4003 do it for me. I find them more elegant, there is more motion to their shape, symmetry tends to look too cute.

And the Les Paul Junior (or Doublecut), which apparently has so many fans here, looks to me like a toy guitar ... there I said it.  :-X

Hmmm... I'm sorry to  hear that Uwe...


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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2017, 10:54:45 AM »



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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2017, 11:07:59 AM »
Symmetric enough?  :mrgreen:

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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2017, 12:14:01 PM »

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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #22 on: October 05, 2017, 12:14:25 PM »
Don't listen to Uwe. He's probably just cranky from chasing ambulances. The Brooks basses look like mean machines to me and most other people I'm sure.
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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #23 on: October 05, 2017, 03:17:28 PM »
Hey, I own a Punisher, can't get any meaner looking than that!  :mrgreen:
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Re: Eastwood Flying V Bass
« Reply #24 on: October 05, 2017, 03:21:05 PM »
Symmetry is the classical look. Violin family instruments, classical guitars etc. Elongated upper horn was a Fender invention for better balance on a strap.


My strap don't go to no horny elongations!
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