Tired of Buckle Rash??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Buster Brown, May 24, 2012.


  1. Buster Brown

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  2. musicman666

    musicman666 Supporting Member

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    Can it double as a polish cloth too?
  3. oleskool

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    I fail to see the humor? I worked in a auto manufacturing plant , and after the paint goes on the vehicle, if your job requires you to lean over it this is standard attire. Minus the nice logo of coarse.
  4. A-Step-Towards

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    Thats so dumb. Its basically a loincloth , I mean who cant just drape your shirt over your buckle? turn your buckle side ways??? I mean geez. Now you gotta look like you have a fanny pack on, I mean can you look like more of a geek?

    Personally its a bass , use it. If its gets its paint worn after 10 years a refin is 300$. People who are that anal about there bass must not sit on there furniture or drive there car.
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  6. Buster Brown

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    Loin cloth......:D

    Yeah, I feel the same way. I just pull my shirt out and over my belt (when I actually WEAR a belt) but I thought, well, I guess this would get the job done as well, but it would kinda be weird looking like "George of the jungle" with his loin cloth and all............:D;)
  7. faulknersj

    faulknersj Gold Supporting Member

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    Play your bass above the belt lol!
  8. RandyMolson

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    Play your bass nekkid! That's just obvious.
  9. klejst

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    Ha ha, that is just funny to me...:smug:
  10. A-Step-Towards

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  11. geckoman1220

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    what about button rash? scratched from button up shirts, thats my problem lol
  12. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

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    You will get another kind of rash
  13. georgestrings

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  14. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

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    That looks like a way better option.
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  16. georgestrings

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    I turn my buckle sideways and drape my shirt over - and that works... I disagree with the thought of letting my basses get buckle rash, though - a $300 refin??? - not likely for many basses... For example - what about an older bass, say a 35-50 year old Fender??? - some of us gig them, you know... How about a $2k+ nitro finished bass, or a Gibson or Ric??? How about my 2010 BFR SR5 HH - right now, it doesn't have a mark on it - I can still gig it, and as long as it stays that way, it'll still hold it's value for the most part - buckle rashed up??? - I'd probably take a several hundred $$$ hit if I decided to flip it...

    Like everything, it depends on the situation...


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  17. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

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    No thanks - I'm a rocker, not some jazz player...



    - georgestrings
  18. Jeff K

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    This pic was at a practice about 19 years ago. Just below my bass you can see some red fabric. It's just a red bandana stuck behind my belt and draped over the front. Works like a charm and only costs about a buck. Of course I rarely tuck my shirts in anymore, so it's kind of a moot point... :D

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  19. Nev375

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    I really don't see the point. Most guys with giant belt buckles usually play P-basses and any buckle rash is usually considered "relicing", and an aesthetic improvement.
  20. Epidrake

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    A shirt won't stop worming on the back of an instrument. If you don't care, that's fine. Don't bitch when you have to disclose the damage when you're selling the bass and have to cut the price.
  21. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

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    Yup - when I was younger, I didn't care as much - now that I'm older, and have aquired some nice instruments, I think differently about it...


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