Just been eyeing up the water cooler bottles at work. Hmmmm! obviously make good percussion instruments. different notes with different quantities of water, but....... water cooler bottle bass? anyone tried it?

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Check this out.  A 'making of' vid is in the comments. Water Bottle Bass

OK, it obviously has potential. Also been thinking along lines of an upright bass. Now I have to figure out a way of obtaining an empty bottle, as I think the empties are supposed to go back in return for new bottles. However........ I do work nights, so......... watch his space!

http://http://tubotonia.freehomepage.com/tublinks.html#top  lots of great bass building ideas on this web site

Great site, thanks Randy. Diddn't realise that wastub basses and their relatives have a sub culture of their own.

There was a water cooler bottle sitting next to the trash bin at work for the past two days. I finally said the hell with it and grabbed it. No idea what I'll do with it, but one idea I had was to saw it in half and use it as the back of a standup bass (or two). It's the kind that has a handle molded into it... might be possible to make it work as a carry handle for the instrument. One of them anyway...

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