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  1. marcox liked Ooba Tooba's post in the thread DB bicycle thread.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH]I resemble that remark haha! I still kick it old school with my single speed 1965 Sears Spaceliner Deluxe, but wouldn’t...

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  2. marcox liked Co.'s post in the thread Plywood bass for arco.

    Maybe the double bass market in Europe is very different than in the USA. I don't see a lot of plywood instruments around here, except...

    May 19, 2024 at 2:11 PM
  3. marcox liked crd's post in the thread Courses/guides for analyzing songs?.

    Piano is the way. You don't have to be good at it. I can't really play in time but I can't say how helpful it is to be able to play the...

    May 19, 2024 at 2:16 AM
  4. marcox liked Zach Hoyt's post in the thread Double bass plan recommendations.

    I figured it must be time for another update. The ribs are all bent and glued to the blocks. I was pleasantly surprised by how well a...

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  5. marcox liked Keith Rawlings's post in the thread Advice on selling my Carcassi.

    If it’s one of the three Carcassis I just looked at on Kolstein’s website, then you should have no trouble eventually selling that...

    May 17, 2024 at 11:02 AM
  6. marcox liked DaveMFM's post in the thread Advice on selling my Carcassi.

    Thank you-- I haven't done all that, and I will. Man, I can really hear the Prescott filling the recital hall at Castle Grayskull.

    May 17, 2024 at 11:02 AM
  7. marcox liked Chris Fitzgerald's post in the thread American Standard coming back to life.

    This is interesting to me. I have a grad student from overseas who doesn’t have his own bass yet. He is learning on the school’s Shen...

    May 17, 2024 at 11:01 AM
  8. marcox liked damonsmith's post in the thread Is this normal now?.

    It is one of the issues of the post-bop, post-free era. With so much original material there is less and less "common rep.". if you are...

    May 17, 2024 at 10:57 AM
  9. marcox liked LaFaveBass's post in the thread American Standard coming back to life.

    No travel neck for this one but we are going with the 41 1/2”. I’m very excited for it all to come together! Will be posting all updates...

    May 16, 2024 at 11:09 AM
  10. marcox liked srbbass's post in the thread American Standard coming back to life.

    Great photo journal....keep 'em coming!

    May 16, 2024 at 11:09 AM
  11. marcox liked Keith Rawlings's post in the thread About a possible replica of the Kaplan Golden Spiral gut strings.

    About a month and a half ago, Mimmo sent me a new Sugar Slaps E string to try out. This is a replacement to the wound copper one and the...

    May 16, 2024 at 2:13 AM
  12. marcox liked Dr. Love's post in the thread Useful gear for $100 or less? (DB).

    Since you have a good pickup and great preamp. I would say knowledge is going to benefit more than gear. I just finished a semester of...

    May 14, 2024 at 10:41 PM
  13. marcox liked Ryan in PDX's post in the thread Useful gear for $100 or less? (DB).

    A lot of professionals will give a lesson in that price range.

    May 14, 2024 at 10:41 PM
  14. marcox liked james condino's post in the thread American Standard coming back to life.

    He's watchin'.... 'Looks good. I broke an American Standard neck last week, so I'm tryin' to keep my mouth shut...But.... - I like...

    May 14, 2024 at 10:37 PM
  15. marcox replied to the thread RIP David Sanborn.

    I listened to David Bowie's "Young Americans" last night in Mr. Sanborn's honor. Instantly recognizable sound.

    May 14, 2024 at 4:02 PM