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benthughes
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benthughes

from Fairbanks, Alaska

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  • About

    Birthday:
    April 25
    Location:
    Fairbanks, Alaska
    Current Setup:
    1)G&L L-2500... My baby
    2) Spector USA Neck Through 5er. Buckeye on a maple body with walnut back and EMG preamp.
    3)Fender P/J Special w/ Jazz neck....modified with Duncan 1/4 pounders, Audere and Badass
    4) Mike Lull P/J 5er
    5)Mike Lull active P/J 4

    Gallien Krueger 1001RB-II amp through Gallien Krueger 4x10 RBH. Mesa M-Pulse 600 or M6 carbine through an older Diesel 4x10. Also have an Ampeg 2x10 with eminence drivers.
    I like to run a dirty sound and a clean sound. Dirty is the GK1001RBH+Ampge 2x10 with a Fulltone bassdrive==>Sansamp DI==> Bass big muff depending on how much drive I want. Clean is either the M-Pulse or Mesa M6 run clean.
    I'm not big on effects. I use a Sansamp bass D.I. or an MXR M-80 bass D.I depending on the application.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Rock the venue of my bedoom currently ( sad face....)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Warwick Thumb BO 5 Broad Neck
    Zon Sonus
    Zon Legacy Elite
    Roscoe With Big Singles
    Lowend Jazz 5
    Fender 4 and 5 string jazz
    Washburn XB925
    Musicman Stingray 5
    Stroy Singlecut
    Carvin Fretless
    Status S-2 custom
    Warwick Thumb NT
    Stingray HH
    Sonus Studio
    Ibanez basses...can't remember.
    There are others I can't think of right now.
    Various GK amps, Hartke combo, Fender bassman combo, Peavey Firebass head, Sunn Cabinets, QSC poweramp, DBX compressor. Misc debris.
    G.A.S. List:
    Not much at this point. Maybe a Spector 4
    Influences and Teachers:
    Timmy C of RATM/Audioslave
    Jonas Hellborg
    Flea
    Les Claypool
    Justin Chancellor
    Chris Kilgore ( local teacher/luthier)
    Mike Lorentz
    My girlfriend Christina for and I quote "making me metal"
    Any musician with something to say.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Kayaking, Hiking, Biking Hunting and driving aimlessly

    Signature

    WTB: Zon 5ers or 90s Warwick Thumb NT!