17 string tapguitar by Beartrax guitars

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  1. ixlramp

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    Built for Wolfgang Daiss in 2003.

    Essentially two mirrored 9 string basses sharing a central lowest B0 string:

    Eb Bb F C G D A E B E A D G C F Bb Eb

    Luthier Siggi Abramzik, Beartrax guitars: index
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    That's one of the most ridiculous instruments I've ever seen! I can't even begin to imagine what that feels like to play. I'm surprised that it was made in 03 and I've never seen it before.
     
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    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittt....videos?
     
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    BrainArt Deftones Guru.

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    :holy: That thing looks like a beast to play.
     
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    Trespass AEADGBEA

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    Fretless touchstyle?

    Bohdi Bear

    I'd love to see that played.
     
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    oh my goodness, thats mad, want.
     
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    Very interesting idea, the thing looks like it weighs a ton though!
     
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    completely pointless...

    just get a keyboard or something
     
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    Prydogga Giddyup.

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    ^ Serious? :noplease:

    That's like: "why get an 8 string, just get a bass" mentality...
     
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    its really quite different.

    17 strings and u cant even pick? ill take a keyboard
     
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    'U' can pick.
     
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    :O :O :O :O. Wow..... But isn't that basically just a chapman stick? Still, it is mega awesome :p
     
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    goooood god! that is a beast. but i can't help but wonder, where is the revolutionary, mind bending music that requires anyone to play such an instrument?
     
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    Where is Adam!?
     
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    ?
     
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    It's a touchstyle instrument no need to pick.
     
  18. leftyguitarjoe

    leftyguitarjoe Correct-handed

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    You arent supposed to pick any of the strings, hence why its called a tap guitar.

    Edit: Ninja'd by Adam haha.
     
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    when you say "completely pointless" be sure to specify that you mean "completely pointless for YOU"
     
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    I figured you should buy and or make one. :lol:
     

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