Great Scott! Meet the Time Machine, a breathtakingly detailed Back to the Future-themed bass

(Image credit: Donor Designs)

We all remember the sweet Gibson ES-345 electric guitar that Marty McFly rocked at the 1955 Enchantment Under the Sea high school dance in Back to the Future. But what about the Time Machine bass guitar?

Doesn’t ring a bell? That’s because it comes from the future – or as it were, our present day.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.