Rusty the Scoob wrote:wisedyes wrote:Anybody know how much one of those basses that Phil is playing weighs? It looks very heavy, and he's no spring chicken, after all. I would think it must be very tiring to stand there all night with that monstrous thing around your shoulder.
The four-string versions are pretty light according to my quick Google search... 8.5 lbs. Phil's 6-stringers with the extra tailpiece section are probably only an extra pound or two, not too bad. 9 lbs is about average for a bass.
http://www.bostonguitar.com/Merchant2/m ... LD-BG-RITT
http://cgi.ebay.com/Custom-made-4-Strin ... 53de7cf3b6