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Addicted to smelling my bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Darren Low, Dec 25, 2012.

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  1. Darren Low

    Darren Low

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    Is that bad for me? It just smells so good :help:
  2. Diesel Kilgore

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    I got some new cologne for Christmas. Smells so good. Maybe I should spritz my bass?
  3. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

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    LOL!

    Check the latest edition of the DSM. If it ain't in there, no worry! :D
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    just dont start licking your amp!
  5. Adam Wright

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    US Laklands always smell awesome when new, like a cigar shop. I used to have an Acacia that smelled great, something the builder put on.
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    it reminds me of my bandmates spear. its a guitar that is made of lucite and smells amazing. i once lost my train of thought mid song because i caught a wiff of it.
  7. Joshua Alexander

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    I do that after I treat my Warwick with some Howards Feed N Wax. mmmmmm orange
  8. emblymouse

    emblymouse I Dig A Pony Supporting Member

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    I had a Lakland Jerry Scheff that was a good smeller. I miss the scent as much as the sound.:meh:
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    Merry Sniffmas from the South! I always smell a brand new Martin, but I have never smelled a new bass. Maybe I should start :D
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    my ex stingray...oh my gosh... every time I opened the case, the smell, I wanted to eat it up! Even after 10 years of playing...
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    The EBMM basses have a distinct smell in the case when they are new.
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    I put linseed oil on my AVRI pbass's fretboard. a bass that already smelled like a bag of marshmallows. now it smells like marshmallows and iced tea.
  13. UrsaMinor

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    Marshmallows and Tea? Gonna get me hungry fellas.
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    Agreed. They smell great!
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    Hope it's not a Cort Curbow! Prolonged smelling of one of those may cause brain damage!
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    Both my Birdsongs (Sadhana and Embrace) smell like heaven! Scott hand rubs a secret oil mixture on the wood. Every time I open those cases, it's like aromatherapy. My teacher calls it the "scratch and sniff" bass!
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    A few years ago, Gibson began putting their higher-end guitars in a hardshell lined with white fur and the interior smelled just like vanilla. Man, that is a delicious odor.
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    When I got my Les Paul, I'd take a whiff every time I pulled it out of the case. Smelled so good. The smell is mostly gone by now, but still faintly there.
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    I dab a little Testors model glue on all of mine. Reminds me of the old days...

    Gabba gabba hey!
  20. Spectrum

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    New Rickenbacker smell is better than new car smell. Probably bad for you too. I love pulling it out of the case.
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