eli
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eli

Mad showoff 7-stringer and Wish lover, Male, 66, from NW suburban Chicago

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jun 2, 1957 (Age: 66)
    Home Page:
    https://www.facebook.com/eli.bennett.79
    Location:
    NW suburban Chicago
    Current Setup:
    Conklin Groove Tools GT7 and GT7F (fretted and fretless); 5-string Wishbass "Arrow" in cypress wood pre-fire; 5-string Wishbass "Lobe" in cherry wood post-fire; G&L L2500 tribute; Dean Edge fretless 5-str with Bartolinis and an EMG mid-shift; Carvin blank plank B5 with mid-shift; (2) Sire V7s, one fretless; Sire V3; Sire M7; Ibanez SRH505F; Guild Ashbory bass; 3/4 size German plywood string bass with carved top; Ergo 6-string EUB "2x4"; Sterling Stingray SUB 5HH (the cheap one); MESA Subway WD-800; MESA Subway D-800 Plus; Carvin BX1500; Faital Pro 400w 15in spk in a Sonic Micromini cab; Schroeder 1212L 1000W; homemade pedalboard w/Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord FX, OD-3 overdrive, Boss CEB-3 Bass chorus, GE-7 EQ, Digitech Bass Overdrive, Ibanez Weeping Demon wah; 6-space Roto rack holding Carvin BX-500 head plus a Carvin a/b switch, a Nanoverb, a BBE sonic maximizer, and a Tech 21 Acoustic DI; DTar Equinox (AWESOME for removing feedback!); 1929 Conn 32K BBb 3-valve sousaphone
    Favorite Genres:
    Fusion, jazz, classic rock
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Physical Graffiti (Zeppelin tribute), Black Pearl (classic rock), and gotten to play a few gigs with the Bad Examples!
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Carvin LB76F and LB76 (loved 'em but went 7!); Carvin PB500 head -- nice, but wanted the newer 2-space R600. Carvin R1000, sold because too heavy; Also got a Carvin lightweight BX500 that is currently misbehaving. Carvin BX1200 scrapped because power section died. Like Carvin amps, except they're too old now to be reliable.
    G.A.S. List:
    25-lb 800W combo that fits on my front seat
    4-valve BBb sousaphone
    cheap fretless 5s (it's an addiction)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Rocco and Jaco! Plenty of Jamerson in there too, and a few Verdine White licks in the ballads.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Sousaphone
    Sure, I have a day job that pays the bills... but really -- I'm a bass player.

    Signature

    "Bought an SX for the he** of it" Club #273
    Wishbass club #1235, #1942
    Conklin Owners Club #44
    Bassists Who Drive Manual Club #85
    Sire Owners Club
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