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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by EdgeXXL, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. EdgeXXL

    EdgeXXL Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson Arizona
    So today I was talking to a couple of my friends and casually mentioned that I had just started playing Bass again. I don't even know how it came up in the conversation we were having. Well one of them says hey my brother has a bass guitar he hasn't played in several years. I asked what it was and he said he would call his brother and ask him. He called his brother and it turned out to be a "Made in the USA Peavey Foundation". His brother said if I wanted to come and get it I could HAVE IT. Needless to say I couldn't get there fast enough.

    I am now the proud new owner of a white USA Peavey Foundation. The bass was pretty dirty and missing two of the knobs. It also needed a set up done on it pretty bad. I looked up on how to adjust the truss rod and came across an owners manual on the internet. I said what the heck if I can fix Jets for 30 years I can surely try and set up this bass. Well after some adjustments on the truss rod and a neck pocket adjustment I am in business. I put on a set of Rotosound Stainless roundwounds and it sounds great. It has some dings and scratches on it but heck for free I ain't going to complain. I know picts or it didn't happen.

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  2. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
  3. yodedude2

    yodedude2 Supporting Member

    hey you got one of the nice ones! gonna have to buy your friend and his bro a couple of beers eh
     
  4. Yeah, definitly great score, especially at that price! ;)
    I had a chance to get one earlier this year, but I missed out due to being out of town.
     
  5. EdgeXXL

    EdgeXXL Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson Arizona
    Already done.
     
  6. 69limeRev

    69limeRev

    May 1, 2007
    Western Pa.
    Another bass playin A&P mech! Nice score.
     
  7. Reddog01

    Reddog01

    Nov 3, 2013
    Georgetown, TX
    You got the best deal in town!
     
  8. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    Ohio
    Very nice. But tell me-----with that big headstock and all---
    (1) does a Foundation neck dive at all? (2) Any jazz tone to them naturally with those pickups?
     
  9. TheAnalogKid

    TheAnalogKid Yer Doin' GREAT!!!!

    Dec 7, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    Big hoo-ahh on that bass score and I gotta say there is nothing more satisfying than doing your own (read: personal) setups. Enjoy and display Peavey Pride!
     
  10. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA



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