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Bass Enthusiast, from Dominican Republic

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    Dominican Republic
    Current Setup:
    The Amps
    Acoustic 370 (main workhorse)
    Acoustic 150b (on loan as a permanent backup)
    Ampeg Heritage 410
    Mesa Boogie Powerhouse 1000 Cab (at a practice space)
    Ampeg b15n blueline era circa 1968

    The Axes:
    Ernieball Musicman 30th Anniversary Stingray 4
    Ernieball Musicman 20th Anniversary Stingray 5 HH
    Framus Reissue StarBass 5/150
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez precision bass
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez precision fretless bass
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez jazz bass
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez rickenbacker 4001
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez gibson ripper
    early 70s pre lawsuit ibanez gibson thunderbird
    1979 Ibanez MC-924
    Custom 5 string jazz bass with one piece mahogany body, bartolinis and 35 scale moses graphite neck MOP block inlays, all black hardware
    5 string Les Paul with one piece mahogany body and neck inspired by the once piece royals basses of jens ritter, bartolini humbuckers and 35 scale, blue side and front dot leds, all black hardware.
    Building a 5 string headless: 35 scale, hipshot hardware, basslines soapbar pickups and active 3 band EQ, one piece body construction (maple) with madagascar ebony fretboard

    The Pedals:
    Korg Pitchblack
    Ibanez 30th Anniversary Tube Screamer
    Boss Bass ODB3 Overdrive
    EBS ValveDrive
    EHX Bass Muff
    EHX Bassballs
    MXR Carbon Copy Delay
    EBS Octave Pedal
    EBS Chorus Flanger
    MXR M82 Envelope Filter
    All this on a pedal train 2 powered by voodoo labs pedal power II

    Outside the board:
    Ampeg SVTDI
    Radial Engineering JDI MK3 Passive Direct Box
    Saffire USB 6 Interface for home recording with my macbook pro
    Favorite Genres:
    Just about anything thats good, but some genres I can't stand are regueton, black metal (mostly due to the vocals)
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Led Zeppelin R.D. Tribute Band, Black Sabbath R.D. Tribute Band, La Reforma (Punk and Ska), Rage Against The Machine Tribute Band, Progresion en Retroceso (HipHop and Rap), Macabraa (Death Metal), Lugger (random coverband for bar and corporate gigs)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Behringer 3000xt Head
    Behringer 4 x 10 cab
    Line 6 Bass PodPro
    Line 6 Bass Pod XT
    MIM Fender Precision Bass upgraded with bartolinis and badass II
    MIM Fender Jazz V
    Ampeg Baby Bass
    Ampeg Scroll Bass
    Ibanez 5 string Roadstar with bartolinis humbuckers and pre (made in japan 1982)
    Ernieball Musicman Stingray 5 HH
    Gallien Krueger 1001RB II
    Gallien Krueger 400RB
    Gallien Krueger 800RB
    Gallien Krueger Neo212
    Mesa Boogie BigBlock 750
    Mesa Boogie 400+
    Univox 1236 bass amp circa 1968 - 1971 (had it for home and studio use)
    Peavey Mark III, IV, and VI bass heads
    Peavey Duel Two Twelve (had it for studio use for my guitarists when recording)
    Ibanez UE400
    Mxr 6 band eq (blue box circa 1970s)
    Mxr 10 band eq
    1970s fender jazz basses (owned a couple)
    1970s fender precision basses (owned some more)
    1966 fender mustang bass
    Spector legend 5 string
    1970s short scale Aria Jazz hybrid with metal cased single coils
    Chinese made Stingray 5 copy
    Custom fretless ripper: one piece oak body, maple neck, black hardware, vintage steel humbucking pickups
    5 string Alembic Spoiler (1986)
    Univox 1011
    Roland bolt 120 hybrid guitar head (solid pre, tube power) circa 80s
    Ampeg SVT-350 (90s USA made)
    Ampeg SVT-450 (MIC)
    Acoustic 370 (first one I owned) (vintage USA Made not the newer guitar center brand stuff)
    Acoustic 150B (same as above made in USA)
    Marshall JMP Super PA100
    Dan Electro Fab tone (used for fuzz and distortion)
    Dan Electro Daddy O Overdrive (used for fuzz)
    Dan Electro Psycho Flanger
    Clark vintage fuzz pedal (2 of them)
    EHX Bass Microsynthesizer
    1970s gibson ripper
    EHQ Qtron+
    Way Huge Green Rhino
    EHX Ravish Sitar
    Ampeg B15N circa 1970s with replacement ceramic jensen speaker from fliptops.net (for home and studio use)
    G.A.S. List:
    Ampeg SVT Heritage 300watt tuber
    Ampeg SVT VR
    Acoustic 360

    Gallien Krueger 800rb as a backup
    Influences and Teachers:
    Timothy Commeford
    Geezer Butler
    John Paul Jones
    Justin Chancellor
    Troy Sanders
    Chris #2 from Anti Flag
    Jaco Pastorius (can't play anything like him though)
    Michael Manring (same as above)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Amp and instrument restoration. Reading. Working out.


    Yahoo! Messenger:


    Acoustic 370 or Ampeg SVT450 + Ampeg Heritage 410 and SVTDI, Ampeg B15N

    Ibanez Lawsuits, Framus, ErnieballMusicman, Custom Builds.