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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Profania_bass, Feb 22, 2013.


  1. Profania_bass

    Profania_bass Profanity Fish.

    Sep 24, 2011
    Oslo, Norway
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Spector basses, Winspear Picks, Spector Formula 603 strings
    So this morning I Was walking in front of my apartment building and noticed that one of my neighbors had left a Peavy 4 string bass just standing on the decking outside his front door, along with some videogame equipment.

    It was -14C last night and at the time I was walking -7. What would drive a person to do such a thing? He only just moved into the apartment but there is no excuse!

    If it's still there later I'll grab a pic, I was in a rush this morning and had no time. I am furious.
     
  2. Bisounourse

    Bisounourse

    Jun 21, 2012
    Gent, Belgium
    Then again: it is a Peavey. You could throw one of those in a lake, let it sink to the bottom, leave it for 10 years, retreive it back from the lake, dry the pickups and the bass will play.
     
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  4. Biggbass

    Biggbass Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    maybe he's hoping it will find a new home.
     
  5. Meddle

    Meddle

    Jul 27, 2009
    Scotland
    Maybe he likes finish checking and mistakenly thinks Peavey shoot nitro???

    Either way, ask him if he's done with it and it could be NBD for you!
     
  6. Profania_bass

    Profania_bass Profanity Fish.

    Sep 24, 2011
    Oslo, Norway
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Spector basses, Winspear Picks, Spector Formula 603 strings
    I went past it again tonight (too dark for pics) and it was still there. I'll ask tomorrow :D
     
  7. Thanks for this thread. I read about the idiocy some folks display and it makes me feel a whole lot better about myself. They call that "downward social comparison" and it's a good tool to posess.;)
     
  8. PWRL

    PWRL

    Sep 15, 2006
    Yonder
    You never know with some people. I once found a great vintage Wurlitzer 120 electric piano being thrown out, by the same people who were having a rummage sale. Lady even helped me get it into the car.
     
  9. Stilettoprefer

    Stilettoprefer

    Nov 26, 2010
    I've found that temp changes don't really effect anything all that much. My P bass sits in my car all week, day and night. Just a little checking in the finish, nothing else has gone wrong with it in the 4 months that I've been doing that.

    But leaving it outside without a case? I wouldn't do that. It rains a lot around here.
     
  10. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    Hey, if a guy wants to leave his bass out in the cold, what do I care? It's his bass.
     
  11. PWRL

    PWRL

    Sep 15, 2006
    Yonder
    Maybe he's going to make it into a mailbox post.
     
  12. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    That's inhuman. What if it was a three month old baby? Or a puppy? Or a three month old baby puppy? I know your kind. Next time a three month old baby with a puppy leaves his bass out in the rain, I'm reporting you to the humane society.
     
  13. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    It's a fair cop.
     
  14. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    He may just give it to you if you ask nicely. It really sounds like an unwanted item.
     
  15. JonahTheAmazing

    JonahTheAmazing

    Dec 19, 2010
    The Peavey will outlast the video games.
     
  16. Yeah, Peaveys are made of cockroaches
     
  17. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    Ahhhh..Its just a Peavey, now if it were a Fender :scowl:
     
  18. Wallace320

    Wallace320

    Mar 19, 2012
    Milan, Italy
    I'd do the same with my wife (and sure I better keep my Peavey):D

    Cheers,
    Wallace
     
  19. Andy_D

    Andy_D

    Nov 28, 2009
    Corpus Christi, TX
    Maybe he's trying to relic it on the quick.
     
  20. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    Maybe he has got it rigged with dynamite and wants somebody to steal it.

    dont do it ..its a trap.

    meh, cheap peavey who cares
     
  21. frozenbolt

    frozenbolt

    Jan 28, 2013
    Shevegas
    Maybe it's his girlfriend/wife's bass and video game stuff and he's tired of her playing it all the time and playing video games with her girlfriends instead of paying attention to him and he's tossing them both out to get her attention.......

    Nah, couldn't be..... ;)
     



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