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What do you do when you're without bass

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by RxFunk, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. RxFunk

    RxFunk

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    I just dropped my bass off for a set up, and as always it's supposed to take two to three weeks:crying:. Do, anyway, this is my only bass and I know there's others who only have one as well, so what do you guys do in situations like this?
  2. 3234718

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    Do your own setup and/or buy another bass.
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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  4. 3234718

    3234718 Supporting Member

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    Red velvet cake.
  5. Junk420

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    - pack a bong and do a cartwheel
    - do pelvic thrusts at people while they are eating in the food court
    - eat an entire pie and punch yourself in the stomach
    - put on headphones and run around like you're an airplane in public
    - shake your penis at passing motorists
    - dye your hair red and see what its like to be a ginger for a day
    - stop at the middle of a crosswalk and do an air bass solo
  6. Biggbass

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    shop for a 2nd bass!
  7. Clark Westfield

    Clark Westfield Supporting Member

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    Play Trainer HD on your IPad.
  8. blindrabbit

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    Find another G string to play (with). ;)
  9. skychief

    skychief Supporting Member

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    TWO TO THREE WEEKS? for a setup??? :eek:

    Yah , This should be a great incentive for you to learn to do your own set-up. 15 minutes... 20 tops. :)
  10. VanillaThundah

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    + 100

    and 10 times out of 10, you'll do it the way YOU want it :smug:
  11. elgecko

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    Use the time to learn how to do your own setup.
  12. wolfmancharlie

    wolfmancharlie Supporting Member

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    You need a different tech
  13. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    +1 and Munji has enough he will never be without at least thirteen.
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    What's the best cake for metal?
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    qervo Supporting Member

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    Watch videos of other bass players , tutorials, concerts and listen to music
  16. Peepaleep

    Peepaleep Supporting Member

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    There are 4 videos in this series. Check them out and learn to do your own set-ups. It's not that difficult.

  17. RxFunk

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    I was trying, but my bridge is weird(I've got a forum around these parts about it somewhere HSU&R, I think) and I didn't know how to fix it, besides replacing it.
  18. rockinrayduke

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    Oh yes learn how to do your own setup, there is plenty of info here, Youtube and other places online. Two or three weeks.....that's f-ing ludicrous. Seriously, learn to do it yourself.
  19. dtripoli

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    1) Buy a cheap craigslist bass, $95
    2) Buy set up tools: screw driver & allen wrenches, $5
    3) Learn to work on bass with the cheapo
    4) For $100 you'll have a bass to play and practice on while your other bass is being repair

    If you don't feel like doing all that just get play guitar and shred for 3 weeks
  20. 3234718

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    Blasphemy. Learn the tuba. Or a sousaphone. You're a bass player. You have a responsibility.

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