What do you do when you're without bass

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  1. 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. Gorn Captain

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    Do your own setup and/or buy another bass.
     
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    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Red velvet cake.
     
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  6. 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
     
  7. Biggbass

    Biggbass Supporting Member

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    shop for a 2nd bass!
     
  8. Clark Westfield

    Clark Westfield Floyd Pepper is my mentor! Supporting Member

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    Play Trainer HD on your IPad.
     
  9. blindrabbit

    blindrabbit Supporting Member

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

    skychief Gold 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. :)
     
  11. VanillaThundah

    VanillaThundah VERY enthusiastic walks... Supporting Member

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

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

    wolfmancharlie Supporting Member

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    You need a different tech
     
  14. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion 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?
     
  16. qervo

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    Watch videos of other bass players , tutorials, concerts and listen to music
     
  17. 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.

     
  18. 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.
     
  19. rockinrayduke

    rockinrayduke Supporting Member

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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.
     
  20. 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
     
  21. Gorn Captain

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

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