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New Bongo bass day

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by maxpayneatlarge, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    Finally got her in yesterday. The pictures don't do the Tangerine Pearl color justice. Still has the plastic on the pickguard for now too.


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  2. ThatBassBoy


    Nov 22, 2012
  3. Tunaman


    Dec 26, 2004
  4. fuzzychaos

    fuzzychaos Supporting Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    That is smokin' hot. I miss my Bongo :crying:
    I clearly need to rectify that :)
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  6. SWEEET! Enjoy dude
  7. WoodyG3


    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    Yeah, the tangerine pearl is a very cool color. You've got a winner, there!
  8. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    Yeah, I tried one in a shop a while back, used, but didn't get it because I was there to buy something else. I loved the feel and sound of it. I finally found one that I loved the color of.

    You should definitely rectify that :)


  9. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    Love Bongos, congrats on the sweet score man!
  10. CBNJ

    CBNJ Sorry brother.

    Feb 13, 2009
    New Jersey
    Bring it outside and take a picture!
  11. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    Good idea. I'll have to do that later today.


  12. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    Don't mirror them this time. :D

    Sweet looking bass. Nice to see a bongo that isn't black.
  13. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    Haha, yeah, and because it's 'mirrored' it makes it that much harder to find in colors other than black. Luckily, Music Man can get you a lefty in any color. Wish they had a Candy Grape color too, that would be a pretty in a Bongo.


  14. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist Bassist for Michael "Epic Mic" Rowe Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Nice bass! Bongos are great, I'd love to own one myself.
  15. aasti3000

    aasti3000 Supporting Member

    Jul 18, 2012
    I think one day I'll try one our because I LOVE my MusicMan bass but I want a 6 string. Something about the Bongo's look that turns me off but I gotta get pass that. It's only the look and I need to not let that stop me from testing one. Congrats on the new bongo. Enjoy!
  16. Man you have to have some guts to play that thing.....
  17. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    First time I saw them, I didn't care for the looks either. Then over time, and after hearing one and playing one, that outlook changed. Now, I love the funky looks of it.


  18. Fabulous colour - and a lefty as well - congratulations and enjoy.
  19. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    You forget about the looks once you start playing with that awesome 4 band pre, even if you like the looks. The pre in the Bongo is crazy :)
  20. Crabby


    Dec 22, 2004
    There is nothing like "New Bass Day"! Congrats on a top shelf instrument!
  21. maxpayneatlarge


    Mar 9, 2012
    Took a couple of pictures outside that shows the color a little better.


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