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Kubicki club?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Rickenbrad, Feb 26, 2008.


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  1. Rickenbrad

    Rickenbrad

    Aug 13, 2007
    I'm not sure if theres a Kubicki club here on TB
    So i'll go ahead and start one!
    I don't see many people with kubickis, so i'm dyin to see a few

    Heres mine (on the top)
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  2. Dude, I had one just like that yesterday. It was a Pre-Fender made in '88. I just sold it and shipped it today. Man, now I'm sad. This thread just broke my heart.
     
  3. Rickenbrad

    Rickenbrad

    Aug 13, 2007
    nice!
    mines a '89 made in the fender custom shop i think.....
    not a bad bass for a 14 year old to be playing.......
     
  4. Yup I got one. Had a black one since 2003, and got my custom made in August of 2007:

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  6. kevteop

    kevteop

    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    Is this club twinned with the red leather, three-quarter-length-sleeve jacket club? :p
     
  7. I should have one coming next week, pics then :bag:
     
  8. Neat dog, by the way :bag:
     
  9. Yeah---that's my Boxer---she always comes into my office whenever I do anything with my basses.
     
  10. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I traded this one off a while ago but it was my main bass for two years. It's a 1989 model with the 18V preamp as opposed to the Fender one.

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  11. uglybassplayer

    uglybassplayer

    Aug 24, 2001
    New Jersey
    Absolutely Georgous!!!!

    Add me to the club (2003 Custom Maple Quilted Top Ex-Factor):

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    I also have this '96 Blueburst Key Factor 5 that I scored from fellow TB'er Stacey1461 back in November:

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    - Ugly.
     
  12. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    That is just ridiculously good looking.
     
  13. godsey

    godsey

    Mar 26, 2007
    East Tn.
    I have a 1990 exfactor had since new,phillip tweaked the preamp a few years ago . I absolutey love this bass.. Will put up pics soon as fix my camera....
     
  14. emblymouse

    emblymouse Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W' Sconsin
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist Lakland**Bag End**Schroeder
    Beautiful! And great timing too-I just recieved a fretless neck and have sent it and my Pink bass to Phil for fitting. I bought this Ex Factor new in '88, it's # 524. I've always thought a fretless Factor would kill, now I'll have interchangable necks!
    Pearl Pink was a very limited run of 20. The first one was made for Jamaldeen Tacuma by special request, and while he had the paint mixed he did a batch.
     

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  15. emblymouse

    emblymouse Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W' Sconsin
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist Lakland**Bag End**Schroeder
    And here is #35, which I have since sold. This was my back up for many years, purchased from the original owner. I spoke w/ Phil about it and he doesn't even have one that old! We believe it was the 3rd ExFactor sold, the first going to John Taylor and the second sold in Nashville.
    The pick up spacing was different on this first run, the neck P/U butted up against the heel and man it was HOT! I think he toned down the pre after this.
     

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  16. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Thats a classic piece of Kubicki history right there! :D
     
  17. I thought about getting the quilt top---very nice looking. It was kind of a tough choice, but decided to go with the Flamed Hoduras Mahogany with ebony inlay between the pickups.
     
  18. Should have kept that for its historic value---would have been cool to try out.
     
  19. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I think you made a great choice with the top, it looks fantastic.
     
  20. emblymouse

    emblymouse Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W' Sconsin
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist Lakland**Bag End**Schroeder
    The fellow that bought it has 30+ Kubicki's, including a couple of Stu Hamm's. It's funny, but they really aren't collectable yet. I'd still get less than I paid for the Pink new in '88. ($1200)
     
  21. Wally Malone

    Wally Malone

    Mar 9, 2001
    Boulder Creek, CA
    Disclosures:
    AFM International Representative Endorsing Artist: Accugroove Cabinets & MJC Ironworks Strings
    I have serial # 268 that I bought in 1986. It was my main go to bass up until about a year and a half ago when I got my F Bass BN5. I still enjoy playing it. I have to see if I can find a good pic.

    Wally
     



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