- Southeast Michigan
- Current Setup:
- Pedulla Thunderbolt 5 17.5mm string spacing, Bart soapbar pickups and 3 band preamp, Hipshot bridge, Gotoh tuners, D'Addario XL Nickel balanced set strings
Warmoth J, with a Warmoth chambered Dinky J swamp ash/quilted maple body, Warmoth wenge/ebony fretted neck, Norstrand Big Split pickups, Pope Flexcore 4 band preamp, Hipshot hardware, D'Addario XL Nickel balanced set strings
Warmoth Gecko 5, swamp ash body, wenge/ebony medium fretted neck, Nordstrand 5.2 MM pickup & 3 band preamp, Hipshot hardware, D'Addario XL Nickel balanced set strings
Frankenfender fretless J with an unknown brand alder(?)/quilt maple body, Warmoth Maple/Ebony fretless neck, Bart classic J pickups, Aguilar OBP-3 preamp, Hipshot hardware, LaBella white nylon tapewound strings
Squire Vintage Jazz Bass, Budz Guitars PJ pickups, passive electronics, D'Addario Chrome flatwounds
Mesa Walkabout amp
Genz Benz Neox 112 speaker
- Previously owned gear:
various models by Zon, Sadowsky, Fender, Lakland, Kubicki, Rob Allen, Ernie Ball, Pedulla, Ken Smith, Gibson, F Bass.
Some I don't miss, some I still kick myself for selling.
Amps & speakers:
Various models from Eden, SWR, Epifani, Mesa, Aguilar, Ampeg, Avatar, Fender, Thunderfunk, Genz Benz, GK, Bergantino, Demeter, Euphonic Audio, Phil Jones, MarkBass
- G.A.S. List:
- Sadowsky Metro 4 or 5, Zon Sonus 5, Rob Allen fretless
- Influences and Teachers:
- Teachers: David Mastick, Dan Pliskow.
Influences: Ray Brown, Alain Caron, Rocco Prestia, many more...
- Other Hobbies & Interests:
- Bicycling, machining, handgun competition
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