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  1. john_g replied to the thread Max versatility/hireability, min basses.

    If i was solely a studio musician and/or playing high profile gigs, I would have a P, J, MM, 5er, and fretless. I dont have a 5er...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 10:08 AM
  2. john_g replied to the thread Multiples of the same bass.

    I dont have multiples of the same bass, I like having different flavors. However, I have been thinking about getting another Ric...a...

    Apr 15, 2021 at 9:43 AM
  3. john_g liked lfmn16's post in the thread Can't decide between Rickenbacker 4003 vs. 4001.

    The only consistency about Rics is the inconsistency. :D

    Apr 15, 2021 at 9:06 AM
  4. john_g replied to the thread Can't decide between Rickenbacker 4003 vs. 4001.

    My 88 was a baseball bat with ZERO taper. My 09 is Goldilocks.

    Apr 15, 2021 at 8:55 AM
  5. john_g replied to the thread Can't decide between Rickenbacker 4003 vs. 4001.

    Ive had two Rics and played a bunch more from various years. The necks were completely different on each. My 09 4003 has the best neck...

    Apr 15, 2021 at 7:31 AM
  6. john_g replied to the thread I’m thinking about giving up bass..

    Been there too. I realized something about myself, I love the "lead up/preparation" for gigs more than I like the gigs themselves. Some...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 7:24 PM
  7. john_g replied to the thread I’m thinking about giving up bass..

    You likely need a break/change. I remember in my previous band being at gigs (which for that band, were all over an hour away for me)...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 7:22 PM
  8. john_g replied to the thread The Best Time for Load-Ins?.

    After shes had a couple glasses of wine! Badum dum...im here all week

    Apr 14, 2021 at 5:15 PM
  9. john_g replied to the thread If you could play bass in ANY band, who would it be?.

    Damn you! Sparky loves Sparky!

    Apr 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM
  10. john_g replied to the thread Is this CRAZY bass pricing frenzy happening in the guitar world too?.

    Ha! Look at the used Wal prices! THAT...is crazy.

    Apr 13, 2021 at 12:27 PM
  11. john_g replied to the thread Your favorite gigs ever (ones you've played)....

    My two favorite gigs were: 1. Played an "industry showcase" at some huge club in NYC in the early 90's on Bleeker Street (cant remember...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:43 AM
  12. john_g replied to the thread What is the biggest thing you have learned from talkbass?.

    I learned that the weight of a bass is UBER important to just about everyone

    Apr 13, 2021 at 7:31 AM
  13. john_g replied to the thread Whats your biggest beef about your musical peers?.

    Same for me. Learn the damn songs! Similarly, one of my bandmates would constantly say stuff like..."we are a cover band not a tribute...

    Apr 12, 2021
  14. john_g replied to the thread How many Basses do you Return per Year?.

    Ive never returned a bass I bought. I do have mixed feelings about it though. On one hand, I dont agree with people buying on whims,...

    Apr 12, 2021

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