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Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time., from Higley, AZ

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    Higley, AZ
    Current Setup:

    '66 Fender Precision Bass - Sunburst/Tort. Strung with .050-.105 D'Addario Chromes.
    '80 Rickenbacker 4001 - Jetglo/White. Fitted with Hipshot Ric bridge, strung with R.Cocco .045-.105 stainless steel rounds.
    '08 Fender '70s Classic Jazz Bass - Sunburst/Black.
    '04 Fender ImPrecision Bass - Black/Black. Fitted with custom Warmoth neck (unlined, fretless, maple fingerboard), Seymour Duncan SPB-1 and SJB-1 pickups, and Babicz FCH bridge. Strung with .045-.100 D'Addario Half-Rounds.
    '13 HoseDragger Custom Shop - Alder body with mahogany/koa top (shaped like a cross between a Wal MkII and a Lākland 44-02), MightyMite P-Bass neck, Schaller M4S keywinds, Babicz FCH bridge, and Lindy Fralin Vintage P/J pickups.
    '11 Yamaha BB424X - Sunburst/Black
    '99 Squier Precision Bass Special - Sunburst/Black. (firehouse practice bass).
    All basses are stock, with rosewood fretboards, and strung with R.Cocco .045-.105 Nickel Roundwounds, unless noted.

    '04 Ampeg SVT-CL
    '02 Ampeg SVT-810E
    Fender B-Dec 30 with ULT-4 footswitch (firehouse practice amp).

    Tech21 SansAmp VTBass v.2
    BBE Sonic Maximizer
    Electro-Harmonix MicroPog
    Korg DT-10 Tuner
    X2 XDS95 Digital Wireless
    All effects looped through an SKB PS-45 Pedalboard

    E-mu Proteus-1 Synthesizer Module (Rack-mounted SKB 4U Roto)
    Roland PK-5A Foot Pedal MIDI Controller

    Apple MacBook-Pro 17 running ProTools SE
    M-Audio Fast Track Ultra Audio Interface
    M-Audio BX5 D2 Monitors

    Dunlop Straplocks
    Levy's Leather Strap

    MIDI synth bass pedals, using the pedals off my mom-in-law's old church organ, Cygnus MIDI adapter, and the E-mu Proteus 1. Most likely just for sequenced bass sounds, but will be designed to double as an effect pedalboard.
    Favorite Genres:
    Working on various songs by: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Tommy Bolin, Bon Jovi, Cream, The Cult, Deep Purple, Evanescence, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Guns 'n' Roses, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Kansas, Led Zeppelin, Live, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Metallica, Motown classics, Nickelback, Nirvana, Ted Nugent, Ozzy Osbourne, Pat Travers Band, Poison, Queensryche, Rainbow, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., REO Speedwagon, Rush, Santana, Scorpions, Skid Row, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, 3 Doors Down, U2
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Shoot The Drummer! (bass guitar and synthesizer)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    '08 ESP LTD F-105 (white)
    '03 Fender Standard Precision Bass (black)
    '06 Fender Highway One Jazz Bass (midnight wine)
    '97 Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass V (shoreline gold)
    '07 Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass V (sunburst)
    '00 Fender Deluxe Jazz Bass V (candy apple red)
    '05 Fender Deluxe Jazz Bass V (midnight wine)
    '06 Fender Standard Jazz Bass Fretless (midnight wine)
    '99 GeordanBass Project TF (modified Black/White Squier P-Bass). Not really gone...just cannibalized. :)
    '69 Gibson EB-0 Mahogany/Black (amputated, orphaned, parted, and sold)
    '06 Ibanez BTB455QM-TK (transparent black)
    '82 Ibanez Roadster RS271-TR (transparent red)
    '81 Ibanez Blazer BL700-NT (natural)
    '06 Michael Kelly Firefly AEB (spruce/flamed maple)
    '01 MTD Heir 5 (sunburst)
    '07 Lakand Skyline Duck Dunn (candy apple red)
    '79 Peavey T-40 (natural)
    '80 Peavey T-40 (siennaburst)
    '81 Peavey T-40 (natural)
    '76 Rickenbacker 4001 (jetglo)
    '07 Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Fretless (sunburst)
    '06 Yamaha RBX170-DBM (dark blue)

    __Amps and Stuff__
    Crate B40XL
    Fender Frontman 15B
    Marshall MB450 and MBC410/MBC115
    Peavey TKO (loaned brother, who traded for a dimebag of cheap Mexican weed)
    Sunn Coliseum 300
    Sunn 215B-SPL
    Furman SPB-8 Pedalboard
    SKB PS-25 Pedalboard
    Dunlop Cry Baby Bass Wah
    Audere JZ3-VB-3B Onboard Preamp
    M-Audio Fast Track USB Audio Interface
    Tascam CDBT-1 Bass Trainer
    G.A.S. List:
    Fender Tony Franklin Precision (fretless)
    Wal Mk II (5-string)
    Influences and Teachers:
    My Dad (not a bassist)

    Then, in no particular order:
    Chris Squire
    Geddy Lee
    John Paul Jones
    Tony Franklin
    Pino Palladino
    James Jamerson
    Geezer Butler
    Roger Glover
    John Entwistle
    Steve Harris
    Jason Newsted
    Peter "Mars" Cowling
    Justin Chancellor
    Patrick Dahlheimer
    Adam Clayton
    John Taylor
    Michael Peter Balzary
    Cliff Burton
    Completed Paul Wolfe's Basslines101 course.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    cardioversion, defibrillation, endotracheal intubation, cricothyrotomy, pulmonary decompression, etc.


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