NBD: Sparkly Fretless Bongo content

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Selta, Mar 13, 2014.


  1. Selta

    Selta

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    Awhile ago (ok, ok, more like November/December) I had a thread on here about how I ordered a Cardinal Red Sparkle EBMM Bongo. It landed at ThePerfectBass last week, and it just showed up on my doorstep today.
    Quick Specs:
    Cardinal Red Sparkle - PDN/limited color (James had to work some voodoo magic to get it, since I ordered after it was discontinued)
    5 String, Unlined Fretless
    Humbucker, Single Coil, Piezo pickups

    Been playing it and of course it's awesome. It's one heck of a mate to my Bongo 6HS. Just some quick pictures, then away I go back to play it more tonight.

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  2. Spent

    Spent Supporting Member

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    Very nice! I had a stealth HS, great pickup combo, very versatile. Love the unlined fretless. IMHO Bongos have the best headstock.
  3. pudgychef

    pudgychef

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    Gorgeous - Congrats!
  4. voodoobassist

    voodoobassist Supporting Member

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    Gorgeous bass! I am prepared to give you $37.96 for it, all I have on me at the moment. ;)
    Truly jealous, enjoy!
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  6. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Wow is that cool!! congrats.
  7. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

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    Nah you don't want that horrible thing. Send it to me instead.

    :) awesome looking bass, bet it sounds great too
  8. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    That's a fantasic color... looks especially Awesome on a Bongo... HSp to boot :bassist:

    I've owned Bongo 5HHp, 5HH, 5H, 4HH, 4Hp, 4H.

    The HSp is on my GAS bucket list :D
  9. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    I love that colour!!! Congrats.
  10. bobalu

    bobalu

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    That sparkle is freakin' awesome............. !
  11. Selta

    Selta

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    Thanks for all of the compliments. It's truly a sick bass. Here's a shot of my two Bongos just chillin:
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