What is your favorite purchase in the last year?

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  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

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    I absolutely love my iPad! It is only the 16 gig model, but it has 3G, and use it all of the time. My kids love it too, and I may buy another, or maybe an iPad Mini. Not only is it the best thing I have bought in a year, it may be the neatest luxury I have bought in five years!

    What is your favorite purchase?
  2. jrthebassguy

    jrthebassguy Supporting Member

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    I may get crucified for posting this on a bass forum, but oh well:


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    PRS Custom 24. Love this friggin guitar.
  3. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

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    Boogie D180 (thanks TB!)
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    It was a bass thing this past year. Magnavox era Ampeg V4.

    And that PRS guitar is PERTY!
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  6. Toolmybass

    Toolmybass Supporting Member

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    Here is mine...a minty '71 100% orig, right down to every screw!
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  7. tplyons

    tplyons

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    Tons of scuba gear. Really.

    This year, I bought my BCD, complete set of regulators, wetsuits, masks, snorkels, fins, tanks. You name it, I bought it in 2012.

    Found my next passion in life.
  8. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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  9. Texan

    Texan 667 Neighbor of the Beast. Supporting Member

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    My 44-60 and my Keurig...

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  10. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Supporting Member

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    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Supporting Member

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  12. smeet

    smeet Gold Supporting Member

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    I've had some good ones this past year... 2012 Am Std P5, 2012 Am Dlx Jazz, and just $275 for a Carvin B1500 with a rack case, great deal!

    I'm hoping my best one will be a just purchased (but not yet received) Nordy VJ5, PJ setup.
  13. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

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    As always, I have bass GAS. I would love an ATK805 or 1205. I am also tempted to spend a few hundred on my pocket knife collection and pick up a few more Spydercos, Benchmades, and Zero Tolerance knives. Finally, I think I will pick up a high powered break barrel air rifle, maybe for my birthday.

    The bottom line is that I want more stuff than I have disposable income!
  14. TechJunky

    TechJunky Supporting Member

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    Tie between my motorcycle (Kawasaki er-6n) and my Warwick P-Nut II. In winter, I think the P-Nut wins, but come summer, the bike takes over for sure!
  15. Monster Truck

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    Since this is posted in OT I'm gonna assume not bass related. That's a pretty short list for me, so I guess I'll go with my leather jacket. I got it on ebay, and I was the only bidder so it only cost ONE DOLLAR! Of course I had to pay shipping which was 12 bucks or 18 bucks or something, but still a screaming deal. Not only was it a killer deal but I really like the jacket too. New condition, perfect fit, and exactly the style I was looking for.

    As for a bass related purchase: my CIJ Fender Mustang.
  16. bassteban

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    A sweet carbon fiber MTB
  17. bmc

    bmc

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    I started playing acoustic 6 string two years ago, after 40 years of bass. I bought a new Walden G3030CE that I love, and this little amp that I use for guitar, vocals and (safely) bass in low volume gigs. Nice warm sound.

    Not crazy about the colour, but the amp was 6 months old and I bought it for half price.

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  18. jp58

    jp58

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    My e-cig.
  19. shackled

    shackled

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    The xmas presents I bought for my nieces made them happy, so they were my favorite OT purchases. It's hard to buy for teenage girls.
    Bass related? My JB-2. :bassist:
  20. 5StringBlues

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    A used Genz Benz Shuttle 9.0 for $400.00.



    Good stuff!




    EDIT:Thank you Ed!
  21. gkbass13

    gkbass13

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    I paid off my car 2 years early, bought a Fodera Emperor 5, and picked up an Aguilar DB750. All have treated me very well so far, and I don't regret any of those purchases, but I would have to say that the Fodera takes the cake.

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