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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:
    Guild Newark St. Starfire II reissue, Hipshot Ultralite tuners, custom bridge, LaBella white nylon tape wounds

    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

    '94 MIM Fender Urge I medium scale, heavily modified with Aguilar Super Double pickups, Nordstrand 3 band EQ, brass plate in neck pocket, Hipshot A style brass bridge, better tuners, different pickguard, currently strung with Ernie Ball Cobalt Slinky flats

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

    Eden WT-550 amp
    Mike Arnopol Soundworks 2nd gen MAS46 speaker
    Mike Arnopol Soundworks MAS112LPT Essential 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


    I see no good reason to act my age.

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