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NBD- I'm a Winner!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by beggar98, Jan 25, 2013.


  1. beggar98

    beggar98 Supporting Member

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    So I won Bass Gear Magazine's Dingwall giveaway, and my brand new Combustion showed up today! I was a little worried about the fanned frets, but so far I haven't noticed any negatives as far as getting around the fretboard. Great, punchy tone. Makes me think of a juiced up P bass. Love it so far. Big thank you to Tom Bowlus and Bass Gear and Sheldon Dingwall! ImageUploadedByTalkBass1359165984.899479.jpg
     
  2. Zombierockstar

    Zombierockstar

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    Dude! Awesome! Congrats!
     
  3. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    Nobody is stupid enough to actually pay me to play their gear.
    Nice bass. congrats!

    Although.... It is now below 0F where Sheldon is.... Maybe the cold got to his head. No other reason to giveaway such a nice bass.:bassist:
     
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats what a beautiful bass and don't forget to thank me for losing :)
     
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  6. DeltaPhoenix

    DeltaPhoenix Supporting Member

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    Congrats! A Combustion ruined me, now I have an AB1.
    Enjoy.
     
  7. Mikio

    Mikio

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    Pretty nice!
     
  8. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    +1
     
  9. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

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    Awesome win, 'grats!

    Now go buy a Lotto ticket!
     
  10. awilkie84

    awilkie84

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    wow...I'm jealous...
     
  11. Texsunburst59

    Texsunburst59

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    Nothing like getting something great for $0 :)
     
  12. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Supporting Member

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    I want to hate you but I can't. CONGRATS!
     
  13. Astreaux

    Astreaux

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    Congrats on the win and excellent new bass!
     
  14. gurensan

    gurensan

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    Sweet! It's even fit for the black & maple club :)
     
  15. Sheldon D.

    Sheldon D.

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    Glad to see it went to a good home. I hope you get a ton of tone and enjoyment. Thanks for supporting the magazine. The boys work incredibly hard on it and are doing an amazing job.
     
  16. blackandwhite

    blackandwhite

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    Has the matching headstock always been an option for the Combustion?

    I played two Combustions, an Afterburner, and a Super J today. I love those basses.
     
  17. azzyrazzy

    azzyrazzy

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  18. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    No, it's about 63°F where Sheldon is. I saw him today.
     
  19. Darren Low

    Darren Low

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    Congrats!
    Oh, by the way, I hate you. :p
     
  20. MakoMan

    MakoMan

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    That is fabulous! Congratulations!
     
  21. Fenwick

    Fenwick

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    Just curious, does anyone know what the standard string spacing (at bridge) for any Dingwall 5 is?
     

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