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FREE Upright for the right Bassist/Music Student

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses & Bows' started by MDBass, Dec 26, 2013.


  1. MDBass

    MDBass Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Spector-Dingwall-Aguilar-DR-Tech 21-Darkglass
    The upright that I learned on has sat unused in my studio for quite sometime; I'm a rock/electric player at heart, and after years off logging many playing hours a day I've also developed mild tendonitis in both wrists which makes the upright more of a chore than a joy.

    I'm looking to donate my upright to either an after school program or another bassist/music student that doesn't have the means to acquire one otherwise; it's in need of a new set strings (the G string broke at the tuning peg, I'm assuming from remaining un-played for so long) but aside from that is in great shape.

    Living a reasonable distance from Los Angeles is an obvious must, anyone interested should send me a PM telling me a bit about yourself and your musical situation; after a week or two of fielding PM responses I'll decide on the best way to move forward.

    Cheers & Happy Holidays!
     
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  3. MDBass

    MDBass Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Spector-Dingwall-Aguilar-DR-Tech 21-Darkglass
    Two solid replies so far, here's a bump ;)
     
  4. David_70

    David_70 Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2012
    Wonderful gesture, bump.
     
  5. Agreed, a wonderful thing. MDBass, I'm pretty sure I have a used string to replace the broken G. If you PM me with your mailing address, I'll send it to you.

    -S-
     
  6. exflavier@gmail

    exflavier@gmail

    Jun 21, 2007
    I meant to post this in a private message :/
     
  7. exflavier@gmail

    exflavier@gmail

    Jun 21, 2007
  8. Sessionguy

    Sessionguy Banned

    Jul 24, 2011
    Awesome idea and gesture! All the best.
     
  9. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Supporting Member

    May 24, 2006
    Crescent Beach, BC
    Disclosures:
    Owner of The Bass Spa, String Repairman at Long & McQuade Vancouver
    The bass was given to a young player from the projects in LA.

    I've forgotten the details and don't have time to find them right now but there's another thread with more discussion. It was a wonderful act of selflessness.
     
  10. beobass

    beobass

    Nov 26, 2005
    CT
    Nice! I love it!
     



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