coy garcia's Recent Activity

  1. coy garcia liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Sirena Instrumentos Musicales - Expositions and Aspirations Regarding Luthiery in Fillmore, CA.

    Heh. Someone here on TB came up with the name BruceBars. Years back; I forget who it was. But it stuck, and that's the common name for...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 6:18 PM
  2. coy garcia replied to the thread Getting the smell of cigarette smoke out of a Spark.

    Clean it, leave outside in UV, or put in a box with a ozone generator

    Sep 24, 2022 at 4:16 PM
  3. coy garcia liked basscooker's post in the thread Getting the smell of cigarette smoke out of a Spark.

    Start smoking. Then she won't notice the amp.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 4:14 PM
  4. coy garcia liked Marko 1's post in the thread I want a new tube amplifier. What would you do if you were me?.

    So you would deprive us of nibbing in someone else's business and helping spend their money? :eyebrow: BAH! :facepalm:

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:35 PM
  5. coy garcia liked Fast Freddie's post in the thread love of Ampeg and other Scroll Basses, Part 2.

    Those things are pretty neat, (love that old casting technology). Decades ago on my Baby Bass, I removed all the paint on the neck, (I...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:13 PM
  6. coy garcia liked HofnerVox's post in the thread love of Ampeg and other Scroll Basses, Part 2.

    That’s up to you Bruce if that helps your process. It would make for a good sealer but that’s up to you. Even though it does look like a...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:13 PM
  7. coy garcia liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread love of Ampeg and other Scroll Basses, Part 2.

    More of the bodywork on the headstock of #M-13X: Working on the other side; some more details of the tools and technique I use for...

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  8. coy garcia replied to the thread How do you store you instruments?.

    Mine live in cases and I try to place them in random corners so the wife doesn't trip over them or ask me to sell a few :)

    Sep 23, 2022 at 4:58 PM
  9. coy garcia liked Criswell60's post in the thread do you have a bass you play the least?.

    [ATTACH] Thanks... the fretless Ricky is a bit 'niche' on a 'niche' style bass! And is rather outclassed by its '78 'Brother' above....

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  10. coy garcia replied to the thread do you have a bass you play the least?.

    Funny...if my '86 4003 was fretless it would most likely still be my #1. :) That's a beauty!!

    Sep 23, 2022 at 2:19 PM
  11. coy garcia liked Criswell60's post in the thread do you have a bass you play the least?.

    [ATTACH] Sadly... this one gets played the least. 1975 Factory Fretless Rickenbacker 4001. No call for fretless in my current band,...

    Ricky Fretless.jpg Sep 23, 2022 at 2:18 PM
  12. coy garcia replied to the thread Less that thrilled with first experience going ampless.

    I always say "they sound like the real thing until you play it next to the real thing"...same with a B3 organ sound on a keyboard vs the...

    Sep 23, 2022 at 1:31 PM