Favorite Gene bass

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Re: Favorite Gene bass

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I don’t play guitar....so I’m going just by looks

The axe
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Booman wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:02 pm I asked Gene at the vault if he had to choose, punisher or axe. He answered immediately Spector.
He prefers Spector over his own Punisher??
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Re: Favorite Gene bass

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C wrote: Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:13 am
gene therapist wrote: Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:04 am Nothing can beat the Axe. Not saying it's necessarily the most beautiful, but it sure is a classic with a distinct vibe.
Which one do you like best?
Kramer or Jackson?


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I like the headstock on the Kramer but both are very cool! Those are two really cool pics of Gene. The Animalize pic looks really cool for a non makeup shot pre Revenge. Thanks for the post!
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Soylent Gene wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:07 am
Booman wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:02 pm I asked Gene at the vault if he had to choose, punisher or axe. He answered immediately Spector.
He prefers Spector over his own Punisher??
i bet he sticks to the Punisher for $$$ commercial reasons, so he can sell it
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Re: Favorite Gene bass

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k1ssarmy wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:52 am
C wrote: Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:13 am
gene therapist wrote: Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:04 am Nothing can beat the Axe. Not saying it's necessarily the most beautiful, but it sure is a classic with a distinct vibe.
Which one do you like best?
Kramer or Jackson?


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I like the headstock on the Kramer but both are very cool! Those are two really cool pics of Gene. The Animalize pic looks really cool for a non makeup shot pre Revenge. Thanks for the post!
My pleasure, you're welcome
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Re: Favorite Gene bass

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C wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:43 am
Soylent Gene wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:07 am
Booman wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:02 pm I asked Gene at the vault if he had to choose, punisher or axe. He answered immediately Spector.
He prefers Spector over his own Punisher??
i bet he sticks to the Punisher for $$$ commercial reasons, so he can sell it
No kidding.
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My two picks for Gene are the Grabber from Alive! and the early-90s Punisher era. Never liked the look of the Spector bass in comparison, but no issues with the sound of that instrument.

Is there a reason why Gene seems to exclusively play the axe bass these days? Is it a licensing deal or something? I had a bit of a Mandela effect and thought he hadn't touched the Punisher in years, but apparently it was used on the Sonic Boom tour if I have my costume-dating correct.

http://www.rockapedia.com/biography/gen ... s/overview
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Re: Favorite Gene bass

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Strutterer wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:15 am My two picks for Gene are the Grabber from Alive! and the early-90s Punisher era. Never liked the look of the Spector bass in comparison, but no issues with the sound of that instrument.

Is there a reason why Gene seems to exclusively play the axe bass these days? Is it a licensing deal or something? I had a bit of a Mandela effect and thought he hadn't touched the Punisher in years, but apparently it was used on the Sonic Boom tour if I have my costume-dating correct.

http://www.rockapedia.com/biography/gen ... s/overview
I assume he has to still play the Punisher since he was offering stage played Punishers packages prior to covid. I could be wrong, though, I don't really watch that band perform.
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