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  1. GretschWretch replied to the thread Bass Weight Revelation: what a revolting development this turned out to be.

    Here am I, bandying words with a warthog brandishing a viking broadsword. Several years ago I did a head count of my stable and...

    May 21, 2018 at 12:34 PM
  2. GretschWretch replied to the thread Bass Weight Revelation: what a revolting development this turned out to be.

    No. No. Just no. No more basses. No more heavy basses, no more light basses. Just no more basses.

    May 21, 2018 at 9:47 AM
  3. GretschWretch replied to the thread Old Diamond Standard Bass.

    The nickel tuners and pickguard cut-out both suggest early seventies lawsuit bass, but beyond that we get into Bizarro-world badge...

    May 20, 2018 at 2:04 PM
  4. GretschWretch posted a new thread.

    Bass Weight Revelation: what a revolting development this turned out to be

    Last night was the first of my little town's freebie gazebo concerts, which basically is a bunch of picker/singers seated upon the...

    Forum: Basses [BG]

    May 20, 2018 at 10:33 AM
  5. GretschWretch replied to the thread Acoustic, fretted, steel-string upright bass guitar?.

    KfS in the main is correct, but there is one TBer who had had a fretted five neck spliced onto a guitarron body.

    May 20, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  6. GretschWretch replied to the thread Who is your stage presence hero?.

    Yes!!! This is it. Thank you!!!!!

    May 20, 2018 at 9:54 AM
  7. GretschWretch replied to the thread Who is your stage presence hero?.

    Actually, my truly most favorite bass hero is a short-order fry cook who stepped in when the bass player failed to show. Guy rocked,...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:39 PM
  8. GretschWretch replied to the thread Who is your stage presence hero?.

    Bill Wyman or Bruce Palmer, bastions of passivity and disconnectedness. Even Entwistle is too busy on stage for me. If there was a...

    May 19, 2018 at 1:07 PM
  9. GretschWretch replied to the thread Help identify this 70's Japanese bass.

    A fella than can afford to live on Lon Gisland ought to be able to offer five.

    May 18, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  10. GretschWretch replied to the thread Help identify this 70's Japanese bass.

    Yeah; most of us grizzled veterans remember that back then Teisco were jobbers, just like Valco, Harmony, Kay, and even Gibson: they...

    May 18, 2018 at 7:26 PM
  11. GretschWretch replied to the thread Help identify this 70's Japanese bass.

    What search terms did you use? Teisco Teisco Bass 60's | Tall Toad Music Leban (Teisco?) Cyclone Bass circa 1965 - Cool Japanese Bass!...

    May 18, 2018 at 6:47 PM
  12. GretschWretch replied to the thread Help identify this 70's Japanese bass.

    Pop some corn, get a couple Barq's root beers, and read this entire thread. Searching for a mid/late 60's Japanese made solid body bass...

    May 18, 2018 at 6:37 PM
  13. GretschWretch replied to the thread Acoustic, fretted, steel-string upright bass guitar?.

    No argument from me. Do enough Google Images searches and you will see DBs made from wheelbarrows, automobile gas tanks, and luggage...

    May 18, 2018 at 2:18 PM
  14. GretschWretch replied to the thread Help identify this 70's Japanese bass.

    The bass is from the sixties, not the seventies. Gold-foil pickup, which is a plus providing it works. Bass almost certainly is a...

    May 18, 2018 at 2:06 PM
  15. GretschWretch replied to the thread Should I stop playing my Gretsch because of electronics?.

    Are these the same pickups as on the 5440LSB? I'm okay with those basses, but the thing that is keeping me from bonding with them is I...

    May 17, 2018 at 9:32 AM