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  1. GretschWretch replied to the thread Are Fender P-Bass bent headstoc string(s) wonk?.

    If Spector were really serious about the bend, they would have wound the strings to the outside of the post and made the tuners reverse.

    Oct 18, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  2. GretschWretch replied to the thread How much is too much? (Weight that is).

    There is weight as measured on the scale and there is hanging weight as balanced from the strap. If the latter is tolerable then the...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 1:32 PM
  3. GretschWretch replied to the thread Were the Beatles the most "working class" of all rock bands?.

    Of the Beatles' contemporaries, the most working class band was the Kinks.

    Oct 14, 2018 at 5:58 PM
  4. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    I'm really impressed with how you are keeping a breast of the situation here.

    Oct 14, 2018 at 10:04 AM
  5. GretschWretch replied to the thread Are there any hollow/semi hollow bodies basses that sell for under $700ish?.

    Lookin' good. The Ric 4005 is the only Grail bass on my list I have not owned. These are yours?

    Oct 13, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  6. GretschWretch replied to the thread Are there any hollow/semi hollow bodies basses that sell for under $700ish?.

    Sometimes I regret that my first bass was not an H-22. Things might have gone quite differently if it had been.

    Oct 13, 2018 at 8:15 PM
  7. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    IMO the most immediately gig-able of the modern long-scale Gretsch hollows is the 5440LSB. It is reasonably light, balances well, and...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 8:12 PM
  8. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    Then you'd probably love a 1938 Dodge sedan delivery truck. I know i would.

    Oct 13, 2018 at 7:51 PM
  9. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    My Multivox Marvels can give Fender a run with regard to both archaic-ness and simplicity. My Gretsch hollowbodies cannot. NOTHING...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 7:11 PM
  10. GretschWretch replied to the thread And a swing and a miss!.

    It's got nothing to do with dollar amount and everything to do with provenance. THIS Premier bass is a product of the Sorkin/Multivox...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 6:56 PM
  11. GretschWretch posted a new thread.

    And a swing and a miss!

    I love Terri's list and applaud her for her work in compiling this, but this is just wrong. So wrong. Bass Number 67 – Premier Bass -...

    Forum: Basses [BG]

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:21 PM
  12. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    Eh?

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:16 PM
  13. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    Got that covered too, but they're not Fenders.

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:15 PM
  14. GretschWretch replied to the thread Kay "Old Kraftsman" - Any Experts?.

    Just draw the line at the end of the Eisenhower administration. You're only adding about four basses to the list.

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:12 PM
  15. GretschWretch replied to the thread I Want Fenders More and More The Older I Get.

    You know, I do. I did not get my first Fender until past age thirty and have a gigging history with Fender although not as much as with...

    Oct 12, 2018 at 7:46 PM