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Steinberger Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by king_xanadu, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. king_xanadu

    king_xanadu

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    I plan to own one in the not to distant future:hyper::hyper::hyper:

    so #1 is open to who ever wants it

    some one feel free to distribute #'s

    and remember we all love pics so show'em if you got'em :)
  2. iamthebassman

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    I have a very early L2, previously owned by the late,great Dee Murray of the Elton John Band. It can be heard on the "Too Low For Zero" album and its single "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues".
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  3. Benjamin Strange

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    Isn't there already a Steinberger club?

    Oh well, here's my highly modded Strangeberger™:

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  4. iamthebassman

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    I kinda thought that too, but I don't think I'm in that one. :smug:
  5. Hoover

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    When in doubt, create a new club! That way, when the "original" Steinberger club guys get all in a huff, the "new" Steinberger club guys can rumble with them under the overpass, just like Sharks versus Jets.

    I'll be Ice:
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    my L-2, serial #368, obtained new in 1982.
  6. king_xanadu

    king_xanadu

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    i think the only better way to open a 'berger thread is with geddy's bass
    but he still owns it i believe
  7. Hoover

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    I'd be real curious to know how many of the guys who were "featured artists" when Steinberger's first hit the market still have theirs: Andy West, Tony Levin, Danny Klein, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Sting... ya don't see any of those guys toting a 'berger any more. Are they just gathering dust in their respective closets?
  8. vinxbass

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    I've got an early L2, was endorsed by Steinberger throughout the 80's. This was my workhorse bass from Oct '82'-July '89', loved it and sounds great. It's now retired in my home.:)
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  9. Hoover

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    Are those Bartolini's original?
  10. BartmanPDX

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    My XL-2, bought new in 1988, and still one of my top two gigging basses:

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  11. vinxbass

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    There is only 1 Bart and that's the bridge pup, it's not original. The epoxy around the EMG cracked back in '83' and the pup was dead. The tech at the time who replaced the pup couldn't get a replacement EMG, so I ended up getting a passive Bartolini pup, which sounds quite good.
  12. terryfunk4life

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    Where can you get a old graphite steinburger?
  13. Blazer

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    The only one I can name is UB40 bassplayer Earl Falconer
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    Who has been using his L2 for over 24 years and counting.
  14. Marcus Johnson

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    I've got an old XL25a fretless collecting dust under my bed. I really need to rehab and sell that thing.
  15. 80jazz

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    Is it possible for myself to have a number? I have presented 2 pictures of myself with the Steinberger in action.

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  16. llamalor2112

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    I have a White '87 Steiny XL-2 and an '99 Spirit XT-2 model. Both absofruitly wonderful instruments.
  17. BartmanPDX

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    I played my Steinberger XL-2 at a gig on Sunday morning downtown. It was about 40 degrees out, but the Steinberger was cooking. Sounded just great in the mix.

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  18. DanRJBrasil

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    please put me in, I have a us stein. I was looking foward to see one have this compromise and do a stein club, well done, thanks !! Now what is my number ?? lol
    I put the pics a bit later ;)
  19. DanRJBrasil

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    there we go ;) :

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  20. DanRJBrasil

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    now on action
    a rock reggae witha nice improv solo at 3.30min


    and the pics :) :

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