Epiphone Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Triumph_Rock, Dec 22, 2007.


  1. Triumph_Rock

    Triumph_Rock

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    Dec 2, 2007
    Location:
    Dorset,United Kingdom
    Hi.

    Right i'm making a general Epiphone club. I did a search and couldn't find one. I know some of you are going to think not another club! but hear me out.

    There has recently been loads of specific Epiphone club threads. Whilst that might be good its stopping other Epiphone user joining. The Thunderbird and the Allen Woody Rumble Cat being the most recent one.

    So here it is if you have an Epiphone bass join here. Doesn't matter what type. If you have a Rumble Cat or Thunderbird you can join this one its up to you.

    I'll be assigning numbers. It's also nice to post up photo's of your bass.

    I'm number one the founding member.

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    edit* Can i ask anybody that wants to be a member to ask for a number. Thank you.
  2. lowselfesteem

    lowselfesteem

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    Jun 24, 2007
    Location:
    michigan
    I've got an epiphone viola (beatle bass) which I love. I just tried it with my band the other night for the first time. It wasn't perfect for the more hard rock oriented numbers but it was outstanding for blues rock, motown, etc. I'll post a picture when I get a camera in a couple of days.
  3. main_sale

    main_sale

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    Apr 26, 2004
    Location:
    Cape Cod
    Here's my Epi JC Sig.

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  4. TheOxBlues

    TheOxBlues

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    Nov 4, 2007
    I'm soon to be an owner of a Epiphone Thunderbird. I Also have a Jack Casady bass. I will post pics when i can find the lead for my camera.
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  6. JamesTheBassBoy

    JamesTheBassBoy

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    Oct 12, 2007
    Location:
    London
    i need to get some pictures of my epiphone flying v bass, then im in!!
  7. olalo

    olalo

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2007
    Location:
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    I own both an Epi Viola bass and an Epi Rivoli RI in sunburst...
    I'll get pictures when I can...

    what about the numbers?
  8. Triumph_Rock

    Triumph_Rock

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    Location:
    Dorset,United Kingdom
    Great we have some responses. Nice bass main_sale .
    lowselfesteem your Epiphone member number 2.
    main_sale number 3.
    TheOxBlues number 4.
    JamesTheBassBoy number 5.
    olalo number 6.

    Basicly all you do is put Epiphone Bass Club Member # (insert your number here) in your signature.
  9. Shredsled87

    Shredsled87

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    Oct 18, 2007
    Location:
    Mesa, Arizona
    I have a Thunderbird. And thinking about a Jack Cassidy. Hey main_sale. Where did you find that Sunburst JC? I've never seen one. It's awesome looking! Anyways, here is my thunderbird (right side):

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  10. gweimer

    gweimer

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    Apr 6, 2000
    Location:
    Columbus, OH
    I've got this one right now:
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    I had these before:
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    I have another EB-1 fretted on the way. I'll probably replace the pickup when I get it.
  11. lunarpollen

    lunarpollen

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    Aug 6, 2007
    Location:
    Sacramento, CA
    A horrible picture of me with my Rivoli

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  12. JaySeeDoubleYou

    JaySeeDoubleYou

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    Sep 19, 2007
    Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
    sign me up!

    2007 Epiphone Thunderbird Vintage Sunburst. Completely stock...in fact, it still has the factory strings! :)
  13. Triumph_Rock

    Triumph_Rock

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    Location:
    Dorset,United Kingdom
    JaySeeDoubleYou your club member number 7.

    So how many of you use your Epiphones as your main bass? What mods have you done?
  14. JaySeeDoubleYou

    JaySeeDoubleYou

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    Sep 19, 2007
    Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
    My Epi is right up there with my Fenders for regular use in my church's praise band. It just blends in so well! Doesn't have quite as much, shall we say, personality as the Fenders and is far less diverse, but geez, it just blends in so well. It fattens up and fills in the sound better than any bass I've ever played...and I'm really starting to love it for it!
  15. JaySeeDoubleYou

    JaySeeDoubleYou

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    Sep 19, 2007
    Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
    thanks for the number!
  16. rfclef

    rfclef

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    Jan 19, 2007
    Location:
    Woodburn, Oregon
    Gimme a number...

    My first bass ( had it almost a year) and my main bass is an Epiphone Viola... I love playing jazz and classic rock with it, and I use it almost exclusively when I play at church.... I have others, but the Epi is my fave... That may reduce when I get my Birdsong, but the Epi ain't going anywhere soon. I love the uprightish sound it can get... It is perfect for stuff like Brown Eyed Girl and of course Beatles stuff (LAdy Madonna was my first non-jazz band related bassline)
  17. JamesTheBassBoy

    JamesTheBassBoy

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    Oct 12, 2007
    Location:
    London
    i use mine for everything! jazz, funk, rock, i even sometimes play with the school orchestra! its quite funny really, a flying v being used for classical and jazz and such, the look doesent really suit the genre of music, but the tone always fits in so well! i love my v too pieces, its neck its so thin and so fast! i love the feel of it! and the stock pickups are great! the bridge pickup gives a really bassy beefy tone thats great for slap and the neck pickup has some real nice highs great for soloing and it also picks up the harmonics really well

    wouldent trade it for any other bass and i dont plan on it i love it to much, to many memories with it,
  18. dreadheadbass

    dreadheadbass

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    Dec 17, 2007
    Location:
    england
    this is my custom paint jobbed epiphone thunderbird guess the dude on the bass and win... erm a free "air bass"

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  19. Michael Jewels

    Michael Jewels

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    Nov 29, 2000
    Location:
    Queens, N.Y.(Near JFK Airport)
    And here's mine.

    WHAT?!? YOU MEAN THERE ARE TWO SUNBURST JACKBASSES OUT THERE? :D
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    Mike ;)
  20. flakeh

    flakeh

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    Apr 21, 2007
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Manfred Von richtoven..'red baron"
  21. Waspinators

    Waspinators

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2007
    Location:
    South Florida
    My main bass is a sunburst Thunderbird. I love the looks and sound of it, especially for metal. :bassist:

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