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  1. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone else becoming a bass snob?.

    You know, snobbery can also be considered an extension of what is called in other businesses as insularity, otherwise known as sitting...

    May 13, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  2. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone else becoming a bass snob?.

    Quid est veritas?

    May 13, 2021 at 1:42 PM
  3. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone else becoming a bass snob?.

    After 45+ years of playing, I'm about there, also, at least for the time being, and I know as my tastes in music continue to change and...

    May 13, 2021 at 1:41 PM
  4. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone else becoming a bass snob?.

    Granted, there is a fine, fuzzy, crooked line between personal preference and snobbery. In my experience, the line has more to do with...

    May 13, 2021 at 11:59 AM
  5. iiipopes replied to the thread P Bass for Studio. What's Best Bass for Live Shows?.

    No. Beyond the P, it's all preference, and it all comes out the same out front anyway.

    May 13, 2021 at 8:37 AM
  6. iiipopes replied to the thread I want a Rickenbacker 4003!.

    I suggest you join rickresource.com to avail yourself of the centuries of collective wisdom on these basses so you know exactly what you...

    May 12, 2021 at 8:35 AM
  7. iiipopes replied to the thread My bands don't like/don't want to play any of my songs.

    We've all been there. Deal with it or find a new band.

    May 12, 2021 at 8:29 AM
  8. iiipopes replied to the thread Is This Normal For Chromes?.

    Is This Normal For Chromes? Unfortunately, yes. Recommendation: Fender 9050L's as discussed above. The ironic thing is that they are...

    May 11, 2021 at 3:48 PM
  9. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone know anything about this bass!?.

    Korina is variable. It came into its own in 1958 when Gibson made the Flying V and the Explorer (and by legend, a Moderne) out of...

    May 11, 2021 at 11:34 AM
  10. iiipopes replied to the thread 36.5" scale?.

    That is because D'Addario makes Fender strings under contract. A few other companies, whether original manufacture or under contract (La...

    May 11, 2021 at 9:09 AM
  11. iiipopes liked micguy's post in the thread 36.5" scale?.

    36.5" is the winding length it takes to get the windings comfortably past the nut, but finish them before the E string hits the tuner on...

    May 11, 2021 at 9:06 AM
  12. iiipopes replied to the thread 36.5" scale?.

    Um, when Leo went to top-load strings on the 1957 P-bass. Seriously, especially with GHS, "standard long scale 36.5" has been that way...

    May 11, 2021 at 9:04 AM
  13. iiipopes replied to the thread Anyone know anything about this bass!?.

    White korina for the body wings?

    May 10, 2021 at 10:07 PM
  14. iiipopes replied to the thread Favorite Pitch?.

    My favorite musical pitch is cosmic B-flat, the pitch of the universe: Black Hole Sound Waves | Science Mission Directorate (nasa.gov)...

    May 10, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  15. iiipopes liked Morrighan's post in the thread GHS Balanced Nickel strings.

    Recorded homework Friday with the Balanced Nickels for Ari Cap's Music Theory for the Bass Player cohort: "Had the stylings and sound of...

    May 10, 2021 at 8:43 AM

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