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What bass are you currently waiting/hanging for?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jason Wilson, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Jason Wilson

    Jason Wilson

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    I think waiting for a new bass is the hardest thing to deal with every day (not getting too serious).

    I'm currently waiting for a new Ken Smith Black Tiger Elite and have been waiting since July, should be getting pretty close now. But man, time is dragging and I wish I could forget about it for a day!!

    I thought there are probably a few people out there in the same boat. So, what bass are you currently hanging for? Is it as tough for you as it is for me?

    :bawl:
  2. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    Two-tone sunburst Dingwall Super J five-string custom. :hyper: I have about four months to wait. I try not to think about it and play my other basses in the meantime.
  3. Jason Wilson

    Jason Wilson

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    Aah, very nice bass!! I have only ever seen/heard them online but I really like their tone. Tough wait!
  4. Immigrant

    Immigrant Supporting Member

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    There isn't a cure. Only pacifiers.

    I waited about 8-9 months for my FBB, and it could've been a little longer but it was already being built when I made it "mine." in the meantime, I visited his Facebook page nearly daily (sometimes more than once a day) in hopes of seeing a progress pic to swipe. I never pestered him. It was my first custom ordered bass, and I didn't want to anger anyone.

    There was only one period of lack of communication, due to me changing my email address and when his emails went unanswered, he was worried that I sent knee breakers his way.:D

    Also, if you can convince yourself that the due date is further away, it makes it more special when it arrives.
  5. Asylum-49

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    I'm waiting for Gibson to announce and do a run of left handed Thunderbird IV basses, as recently rumoured they are doing next year! I've only been waiting 20+ years!
  6. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    Now THAT is a long wait!!!

    Jason - Sheldon's instruments are in a league of their own, IMO. I hope you can experience one 'first hand' some day! :cool:
  7. Thrill-House

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    Nothing at the moment, as i bought an American P-bass in october for my birthday. Doesnt mean i dont keep an eye out for new stuff to buy though :D
  8. jasonmasters

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    I'm literally going insane.

    I decided to jump full fledged into 7 string land. I sold both my Benvante Vortex 6 and my Benavente SCD fretless 4 string to afford ordering two new basses from Benavente.

    The first I ordered was a Fretless 7 string SCD with a pale moon ebony freboard and a Burl maple top with matching back piece
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    That one i've been waiting about 8-9 months for.

    Then around august I put in an order for a Double Cut 7 string fretted with a Wenge fretboard and this as a top:
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    Right now I just have a $200 4 string to get me by! I've been playing way too many videos games to try and pass the time...
  9. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    Nordy VJ5 modern blocks and binding
  10. Matt R.

    Matt R. Supporting Member

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    I'm waiting to get a warranty claim going on my brand new Rickenbacker 4003 :atoz:
  11. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

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  12. Green1

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    Nordy VJ5 metallic green.......should be here by June.....lucky I have a Nordy already while I wait.....
  13. willbassyeah

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    Sandberg basic, the bass is done but the shipment had been delayed for almost a month. Supposed to come this week but was last informed that they will be coming next week. Hate the feeling.
  14. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

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    A pair of Fodera Monarch 5s strung E-C, one fretless, the other fretted. Should be done in June.

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  15. Bassmunnky

    Bassmunnky

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    Fender to offer the Classic Colors..all at once. on all the basses

    Shoreline
    Burgundy Mist
    Daph

    You know...the vintage ones besides the 3 they offer
  16. Kwesi

    Kwesi Supporting Member

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    Waiting for basses is HARD. I'm think my Morfino will be completely by next month and it's been painful. I know, I know, you've gotta wait for quality but it's sooooo painful and looking at the progress pics only makes it hurt more :cry:.

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    Can I just sleep until it's done? This is not how life should be, lol. I'm gasing for a bass that's mine but not actually mine yet!
  17. carlis

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    I've been waiting for my new MTD 434 since early April, which is supposed to be delivered in mid December but I'm just told that things are going behind schedule by 2-3 months...

    It is a tough waiting time. Besides, I haven't seen any picture at all so far!
  18. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out.... Supporting Member

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    been waiting for 39 years for my 73 Azure Glo blue Ric 4001...
  19. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Strangely, none.
  20. Wes K

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    I'm waiting on a 5-string Benavente SCB. Triple-dyed black burst over a maple burl top. Can't wait.

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