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Anniversary Bass Family Photo

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassnyc1, Feb 15, 2014.


  1. bassnyc1

    bassnyc1

    Jun 3, 2006
    NYC
    Just feel like sharing this: when I was a teenager, I begged my parents to let me start playing Bass. Finally they agreed and on February 15, 1985 I went to the local music store, signed up for bass lessons and rented a bass.

    29 years later, I've owned 17 different basses. 11 are gone but here's what I currently own and use:

    From left to right.....
    2013 Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass 5
    2004 KSD Proto J 705
    1991 Fender Jazz Bass Plus 5
    2012 Valenti VTJ5
    2003 Fender Jazz CIJ '75 reissue (non export)
    2008 Fender 50's Classic Series Precision Bass

    Thanks for looking!!! ImageUploadedByTalkBass1392490627.421315.jpg
     
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  2. bassnyc1

    bassnyc1

    Jun 3, 2006
    NYC
    No love this weekend, TB???
     
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  4. Nice little family you got there. I myself am partial to the '03 '75 Jazz RI.. :)
     
  5. garp

    garp

    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    “We are fam-i-ly
    I got all my basses with me...”
    — Sister Sludge (1979)

    Nice shot. I’ve got the twin to your CIJ ‘75 RI — one of my faves.
     
  6. puff father

    puff father

    Jan 20, 2006
    Endicott, NY
  7. bassnyc1

    bassnyc1

    Jun 3, 2006
    NYC
    Just thought I'd update: the KSD is gone but I've got a used Geddy Jazz.

    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1405861359.757579.jpg
     
  8. More results of love will be found in the official "Show Yer Basses" sticky thread.

    Nice basses!
     
  9. wvbass

    wvbass Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2004
    I really like the Jazz Plus. It stands out to me among all your basses, many of which are on my "short list."
     
  10. Toneonbass

    Toneonbass

    Jul 1, 2006
    That keyboard pic looks dangerous. Looks cool though.
     
  11. Geri O

    Geri O

    Sep 6, 2013
    Florence, MS
    Very nice!! Love the collection. A Stingray would round it out nicely.

    Oh, I don't know why I think I have to say that (even though I fully believe it!). Your collection of basses is awesome.
     



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