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John Swartz
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John Swartz


"I’m just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe." Feb 17, 2017

John Swartz was last seen:
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      John Swartz
      "I’m just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe."
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  • About

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    Current Setup:
    Bass 1: Heavily Modified 90s Fender Squier P-Bass (Hipshot D-Tuner, SD Quarter Pound Pickup, internal shielding, series/parallel wiring switch, all-controls bypass switch, 2-Tek Bridge)
    Bass 2: 80s Ibanez Blazer Bass (a copy of my first bass)
    Bass 3: Ibanez Soundgear SR400
    Bass 4: B.C. Rich Mockingbird (NJ Series)
    Bass 5: Rickenbacker 4003 (Midnight Blue)
    Bass 6: Frankenbass from Ebay parts - Carved Washburn Axxess XS-5 body with Bass Research HB32 Neck
    Bass 7: BC Rich "Son of Rich" / Bich - Rattle-can refinish project
    Rig: Zoom B3 effects unit into a Peavey Max Bass Pre-amp into Peavey IPR-3000 Power amp, fEARful 15/6 Cab and 15sub
    Past Rigs: Ashdown ABM C210-500, Ashdown Electric Blue 180-15 Combo w/Ashdown Mag 210T Cabinet
    Practice Amp: Fender BXR 60 Combo
    Wireless: Line 6 G30
    Influences and Teachers:
    Joe Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Steve Harris (Iron Maiden), Rudy Szarzo (Quiet Riot + others), Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani), Paul McCartney (The Beatles), Jimmy Bain (Rainbow, Dio - best bass tone)
    Hobbies and Interests:


    The Angry Balls Project - www.TheAngryBallsProject.com
    Zoom Owners Club #176, Greenboy Designs Official Club #111
    Rickenbacker Club #584, Ibanez Blazer/Roadstar Club #58
    "Godzilla on my Rig" Club #1