The Pictorial Encyclopedia of
Tom Petersson's Basses
Part 3: The Chandler 12-String Basses

Tom began using Chandler Royale basses in late 1995 or early 1996.

Tom's Original Chandler Royale 12-String Bass

 


  

Black 12-String Bass with White Headstock and Pickguard
This bass was delivered to Tom in late 1997 or early 1998.

Vampire Tom at a concert on Halloween


   

Blue Pearl finish 12-String Bass
This bass was delivered to Tom in March of 2000

It was donated to the Hard Rock Cafe in Tokyo, Japan in 2006.


 

Green Pearl finish 12-String Bass

  

This bass was delivered to Tom in July of 2001.
Tom has stated that this is the best sounding Chandler 12-string bass.


 

Metal Flake Candy Apple Red 12-String Bass with White Headstock and Pick Guard


Delivered to Tom in December of 2001

Tom wasn't really happy with the color of this bass and it was subsequently sold.


Back stage at a Cheap Trick show


Part 1 - Tom's Basses - The Early Years
Part 2 - Tom Returns to Cheap Trick
Part 3 - The Chandler Basses
Part 4 - The Waterstone Basses
Part 5 - The 8-String Basses