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Southeast Michigan
Retired network janitor (IT admin)


Male, from Southeast Michigan

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    Southeast Michigan
    Retired network janitor (IT admin)
    Current Setup:
    Ibanez SR1405TE, maple and mahogany body, wenge and bubinga thru neck, Nordstrand Big Single pickups, Aguilar OBP-3 pre, GHS Pressurewound strings

    Ibanez SRSC805, Burl poplar and mahogany body, maple thru neck, Bartolini MK5CBC pickups, Passinwind PW3LPF preamp, DR Pure Blues strings

    Fretless J, with a MIJ '63 reissue body, Lowe fretless 32" conversion neck, Hipshot Ultralite tuners and A style bridge, Nordstrand Dual Coil pickups, passive electronics, LaBella white nylon/copper tape wounds

    Mighty Mite P bass body, Lowe 32" conversion neck , Hipshot Ultralite tuners & A style bridge, Basslines SPB-2 P bass pickup, passive electronics, D'Addario Chromes flatwounds

    Rob Allen Mouse 30 fretless, walnut top, ash body, maple neck, LaBella black nylon tape wounds.

    Mesa Subway DI/Preamp
    Homebrewed ICEpower 300 power amp
    Mike Arnopol Soundworks 2nd gen MAS46 speaker
    Previously Owned Gear:
    various models by Zon, Sadowsky, Fender, Lakland, Kubicki, Rob Allen, Ernie Ball, Pedulla, Ken Smith, Gibson, F Bass.
    Some I don't miss, some I still kick myself for selling.

    Amps & speakers:
    Various models from Eden, SWR, Epifani, Mesa, Aguilar, Ampeg, Avatar, Fender, Thunderfunk, Genz Benz, GK, Bergantino, Demeter, Euphonic Audio, Phil Jones, MarkBass, Michael Arnopol Soundworks
    G.A.S. List:
    Nothing at the moment, but that could change any time
    Influences and Teachers:
    Teachers: David Mastick, Dan Pliskow.
    Influences: Jack Casady, Phil Lesh, Jack Bruce, Ray Brown, Alain Caron, Kenny Gradney, George Hawkins Jr.,many more...
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Bicycling, hobby machining, handgun & rifle target shooting


    In my defense, I was left unsupervised.

    Grumpy old farts #115, Short scale bass club #502, Medium scale bass club #113, Fretless bass club #81, Ibanez club #1338, Guild club