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Lakland 5576 Fretless Joining the Stable

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pbass62, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. pbass62

    pbass62 Supporting Member

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    Just flew back from Indianapolis visiting family and stopped by GC in south Indy. Hanging on the wall they had a Lakland Fretless 5576 made during the old CP era. This bass was a fretless tone monster great condition and said take me home. What I really love is this thing is a hybrid 34" scale and what I understand from research they are rare. Will post pix on arrival. Should be a nice compliment to the 4-94 and sonus:hyper:
  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

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    By all means, post a pic when you get it!:bassist:
  3. JTE

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    OHHH!!!! Can't wait to see photos.

    John
  4. MarkusBass

    MarkusBass Markus Orange loves you. Supporting Member

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    Nice! Love to see it!
  5. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

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    I have a fretted 55-76, 35" and it's delicious! I think mine has a Nordy MM pup.
  6. pbass62

    pbass62 Supporting Member

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    The tracking shows ETA of This Tuesday cant wait!

    This one has 34" neck, Bartolini PU/Bart 3 band EQ. Does not have the 3 way coil tapping though I might install that later though
  7. pbass62

    pbass62 Supporting Member

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    And here is the new Christmas Tree Ornament.

    I took the neck off to check SN and it registers as a 1998 build .
    Gave her a good cleanup, restrung with a fresh set of D Nickles/ set the intonation and action. This baby growles more than my Musicman fretless 4 I used to own.
    I will try her on the stage tomorrow night at church and see how it is in the mix which is the main key.
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  9. Matthew_84

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    NICE! I love unlined boards, and she's a beauty. I bet she sings!
  10. pbass62

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    We are gonna find out brother
  11. pbass62

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    This Hybrid bad boy was killer last night and a ball to play.
    Carl Peddigo is getting me all the info he can come up on this bass as far as build history. I was thinking of before I played it live to add a coil tap switch but Im gonna leave this puppy alone as is, it had a great live tone as is.
  12. R Upsomegrub

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    That bass had been tempting me for a long time; I'm glad someone finally bought it!
  13. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Looks a little like a 55-94 I use to have. It's probably the only non-burst teal ever built.

    [​IMG]
  14. pbass62

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    I saw it on the net about a year ago and finally had a family trip to Indianapolis close to GC. I made the mistake(LOL) of going out there and playing it. They had no idea of model or history to my advantage. It just needed a fresh set of strings and setup. Im glad to give it a good home. As I tell people all good basses need a good home!
  15. pbass62

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    Thats a beauty for sure

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