rojo412
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rojo412

Sit down, Danny..., Male, 41, from Cleveland, OH.

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The answer to every TB question: "Because people buy them. Not everyone understands it, but they have a place in the world. Deal with it." Jun 26, 2019

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    1. rojo412
      rojo412
      The answer to every TB question: "Because people buy them. Not everyone understands it, but they have a place in the world. Deal with it."
    2. rojo412
      rojo412
      Living the dream
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      rojo412
      Just finished my 2018 Winter Build Off bass!
      1. sprintbass and DiabolusInMusic like this.
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      rojo412
      Working on basses more than playing them... and happy about it!
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      rojo412
      Building a bass is much harder than I thought. But I'm learning a LOT!
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      rojo412
      One of my favorite basses just sold... all in the name of GAS.
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      rojo412
      Life is too short for cheap toilet paper...
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      rojo412
      Is 5 basses enough? Probably not...
    9. rojo412
      rojo412
      The older I get, the more expensive "birth year" basses get. Gotta start acting fast on that before they become antiques!
    10. rojo412
      rojo412
      Waiting for a bass to show up on my doorstep, like always!
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      rojo412
      Plagiarizing a Marvin Gaye song...
    12. rojo412
      rojo412
      I've owned 111 basses to date. Trying new things is great!
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      rojo412
      Waiting for shielding paint to dry.
    14. rojo412
      rojo412
      Rethinking my stance on Barts and J basses
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      rojo412
      Just bought a used MB210-II, can't wait to NOT lug my other rig to the next gig...
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      rojo412
      Christmas expenses forcing a mass parts exodus... stay tuned :(
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      rojo412
      I'm already tired of Christmas music and I haven't even had turkey yet!!!
    18. rojo412
      rojo412
      GAS free and loving it!!!
    19. rojo412
      rojo412
      One day away from making a Status-Stingray a reality...
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      rojo412
      The Cutlass I tribute build is on...
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Apr 12, 1980 (Age: 41)
    Location:
    Cleveland, OH.
    Current Setup:
    MUSICMAN SR5 88/89 (9 lbs!)
    ACF CUSTOM HAPPY ACCIDENTS
    ACF CUSTOM OBLIGATO
    (SOON) ACF CUSTOM BALLBUSTER
    ACF CUSTOM HEADLESS 4 (1st one I built! 9lb, 5 oz)
    ACF CUSTOM PROTO 5
    ACF CUSTOM KUBICKENBACKER (WBO19)
    ACF CUSTOM P5

    GK MB2-500
    Aguilar GS212
    GK MB210-II
    SWR Workingmans 10
    GK MB112-II

    Fender Acoustic Guitar
    Squier Strat with custom setup
    MPC1000 on loan
    MacMini for recording. And Talkbassing.
    Crate mini amp for shop
    Favorite Genres:
    Stuff with a groove, listening or playing!
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Jupiter Horse
    The Tremblers
    Wax Monkey Productions and Steady Brown studio bassist
    Flagship Motherload
    Body Massage Reunions


    EX My Pet Monster, EX BrokENglish, EX Sammy's Good Eye, EX FFF, EX 24leaves, EX 3D Ballz , EX Tossed Salad, EX Shaker Heights High Jazz band, EX Drummers Attic, EX Propriety?...
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Status Empathy 5 '97
    Musicman Stingray '91
    Steinberger XQ5 '90
    MPG Level 5 NT
    Sadowsky Metro 5
    Warwick Masterman 5
    Spector CRFM4 (meh)
    Musicman Stingray FL '96 (not a FL guy)
    Musicman Stingray 4 00?
    Sterling SB14, w Nord PU
    Musicman Sterling 5HH (good, not great)
    OLP junk
    Fender American Jazz Dlx V '02
    Fender MIM Dlx P bass '99
    Fender MIM J Dlx V
    Fender FMT Jazz Dlx V
    Fender MIM Jazz '96
    Fender Jazz Plus V '93
    Fender Urge I (SO fun to play! Wish I still had)
    Fender Urge I, defretted
    Squier Deluxe Active J 5 (second, sadowsky PU's, OBP3)
    Squier VM Jazz
    Squier MB4
    Allparts? P bass (first bass, previous owner: Dale Peters, James Gang)
    Guild Acoustic bass
    Aria TSB '84
    Modulus Q6 '90
    Modulus Q5 '96 (Fantastic bass, replaced w/ Status)
    Modulus VJ4 customized
    Modulus Genesis 5
    Ibanez Roadstar II '85
    Ibanez SR490
    Ibanez ATK300 Koa
    Epi Les Paul V
    Yamaha TRBII 5
    PBC Headless
    Conklin GT7 (sold my 91 'Ray for it, hate myself still)
    Rogue 6
    Washburn 6
    SX Ursa 5 (never buying an SX ever again)
    Hohner JJ
    POS P bass parts
    Failed Warmoth/Moses project (I sucked then)
    POS freebie Jazz knockoff
    Peavey P bass copy
    Squier II P Bass MIK w/ QP (Nice Squier!)
    Huntington POS J bass copy (see SX)
    Schecter California Jazz 5
    1995 Musicman Stingray 4
    98 Squier P Bass
    Squier Dlx Active J 5, Sad HCs, Ag OBP-3 (best tone:cost ratio EVER!)
    1995 Hamer Cruisebass 5 2Tek
    2004 Musicman SUB Sterling
    1993/4 FENDER P LYTE (co-worker owned now, 7lb, 15oz)
    FENDER POWER JAZZ SPECIAL, '89, awesome, MIJ (9 lbs)
    LAKLAND 55-01, Big Splits and OBP-3 (10.4 lbs)
    IBANEZ RD707, '89
    CORT P BASS COPY
    MUSICMAN STINGRAY 4HH
    FENDER PROPHECY II
    EBMM SUB STINGRAY, 2 band goodness, refin'd neck
    FENDER USA Jazz 2000, beat to hell! Still played nice...
    FENDER P BASS SPECIAL DELUXE
    FENDER MIM J DLX w MODS
    PEAVEY FORUM 4
    PEAVEY TL-5
    MUSICMAN STERLING '99 (8lbs, 12 oz)
    SQUIER P BASS 20TH ANNIVERSARY
    MUSICMAN STINGRAY 4 (2004)
    DEAN PLAYMATE (friend wanted it)
    FENDER MARCUS MILLER (dad owns now)
    WESTONE SPECTRUM GT (handofseven owns, great bass!)
    IBANEZ RB885, 1985
    SQUIER DAJV in BLACK
    MUSICMAN STERLING '02, refin'd, Dr. Pepper
    PEAVEY T-40 (1980)
    PEAVEY FOUNDATION, with extra Fury neck, Duncan Active pickups
    YAMAHA RBX375
    KAWAI KRB-105, w EMGs (Graphite neck, MIJ, fantastic tone)(7.6 lbs!)
    STATUS ENERGY ARTIST, ACG Preamp
    SQUIER DAJV, white, customized, loved it!
    SQUIER PROTONE V, 10 lbs
    FENDER US DLX JAZZ V 02/03 with J Retro Dlx, FMT neck (10 lbs, x basswife)
    SAMICK FAIRLANE
    IBANEZ GSR200
    LOWEND EXOTIC J 5/24 (10lb, 15oz)
    EBMM Big Al 5
    FENDER 90 USA JAZZ PLUS V (9lb, 6oz)
    FENDER US JAZZ V 96 (10 lbs)
    WARWICK FORTRESS ONE 5 (9.5 lbs)
    ARIA PRO SB-1000JT
    SQUIER VMJ PROJECT (9.5lbs)
    SQUIER DAJ4 to modify...(9.5 lbs)
    HEARTFIELD DR-5 1989 (8lb, 13 oz)
    SQUIER II P BASS, 1990 (10 lb, 2 oz)
    CB PERKINS CUSTOM SHOP FRETLESS PJ
    SQUIER CV P BASS
    MUSICMAN SUB5, bass #100!!!
    WASHBURN XB-120
    JAGBURN CUSTOM BEATER
    FENDER JAZZ MIM 2001
    SCRAP PARTS BASS
    FENDER MIM P BASS 2004, UPGRADED
    YAMAHA RBX170
    WARMOTH DINKY J w/ TELE NECK, EMGS
    IBANEZ SR800 MIJ (8.5 lbs, traded)
    OVATION ULTRA
    YAMAHA BB1025X
    FENDER JAZZ SPECIAL 1986 (8lb, 10oz)
    LAKLAND 55-02 CAR
    SQUIER VM TELECASTER
    MUSICMAN SR5 2009 (10lbs, 2oz)
    Squier Jazz Project
    Schecter Riot Dlx 4
    Fender MIM J Agave 2002
    G&L SB-2 1997 (8lb, 14oz)
    FENDER P BASS 2005 ASH (8lb, 15oz)
    Carvin B40 (7lbs, 7 oz)
    Laurel P Copy, aka "murka!"
    Peavey Millennium USA
    MUSICMAN SR4 1993 (9 lb, 15 oz) (one of the best basses I ever sold!)
    FENDER 1975 REISSUE JAZZ, MIJ (10lb, 14oz)
    FENDER AM DLX J 98 (8lb, 4.5oz)
    MPG Spalted maple 5 (8.5 lbs)
    SUB Stingray
    LAKLAND 5501
    FENDER AM STD P 2004 (9lb, 9oz)
    STATUS GRAPHITE ENERGY w/ CARBON NECK (9lb, 13oz) (handofseven)
    TUNE TWB43
    G&L L2000 TRIB
    IBANEZ MC824 1985 blk (9lb, 4 oz) AMAZING!
    ACF CUSTOM P2, 5 string (9 lbs, 11 oz, first bass I built that sold)
    Epiphone EB3 (9lb, 7oz)
    ACF CUSTOM THUNDERNUTS
    Fender P with J added
    MUSICMAN StatRay 4 CUTLASS TRIBUTE (9lb, 14oz)
    ACF CUSTOM WBO18, aka MARY LOUISE
    ACF CUSTOM P3

    **** Total so far: I have to re-count, D'OH! ****
    **** Total built by me from scratch: 10+ ****
    (I keep count on here to remember, not to brag.)

    Fender BXR25 and 100
    Ampeg B2 Combo
    GK 1001RB
    GK 700RB
    GK Backline 600
    QSCPLX1602
    BBE Bmax SS
    Alembic F1-X
    SWR Goliath III
    Genz Benz 2x10
    Behringer half stack
    SWR Henry 4x8
    Ashdown Blue 180 head
    SWR Silverado
    Acme B2 (junk! what an overrated turd!)
    Vintage GK 800RB
    Avatar 2x12
    EHX Bass Micro Synth
    PRS Santana SE w/ Tom Anderson pickups
    Mesa Boogie Nomad 100 1x12 combo
    Aguilar S210 Cab
    MicroKorg synth
    Peavey practice amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Headless Status... SELL IT TO ME!!!!
    Influences and Teachers:
    All of my friends who I made/make music with. You shaped me!
    Hobbies and Interests:
    bicycles, cars
    Please check out my band, JUPITER HORSE on Facebook and Reverbnation
    50+ Basses Club #49 - Stingray #550 - Ohio Bassist #211 - Status Reg. #7 - SUB Club #55 - Headless #169
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