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  1. salcott liked LBS-bass's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    Yeah, I pretty much only play for fun nowadays, so if it sounds like no fun I won't take it on. Outdoor gigs in the dead of winter...

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:50 PM
  2. salcott liked lomo's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    Only if heaters are adequate and guaranteed.

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:43 PM
  3. salcott liked J Wilson's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    I would certainly contract this on the basis that you get paid regardless of the weather: i.e., if you somehow get cancelled as the...

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:42 PM
  4. salcott replied to the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    No way. Whatever the ambient temp is will be the temperature of your strings, and fingerless gloves won't help. That will numb your...

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:41 PM
  5. salcott liked danster's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    Nope. And why would the venue think that customers want to be outdoors in that weather? Even if they're mostly inside? Seems strange.

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:40 PM
  6. salcott liked FullumMusic's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    So much this. For me, if the heaters aren't gonna keep me hot enough to play in a t-shirt, i personally would pass. Playing with cold...

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:40 PM
  7. salcott liked derrico1's post in the thread 3 hour nightime outdoor gig on New Years in New Enlgand. Would you do it?.

    I've done winter patio gigs at ski lodges in the northern Adirondacks. (Blue Ridge, too, although winter here doesn't compare.) Don't...

    Dec 8, 2022 at 1:39 PM
  8. salcott liked AGCurry's post in the thread G peg winding questions.

    Yes. No. In my experience, no.

    Dec 7, 2022 at 9:42 PM
  9. salcott liked BAG's post in the thread I know it’s not recommended but….

    And you'll probably find that she maxed out the bass, gain and volume and hit a big E note..... "daddy, this amp isn't very good, it...

    Dec 6, 2022 at 10:40 AM
  10. salcott liked agedhorse's post in the thread I know it’s not recommended but….

    I suggest selling it and buying something that you can listen to first before buying. There’s more to the response than just the...

    Dec 6, 2022 at 10:39 AM
  11. salcott replied to the thread How do you tell the band that a particular booking is a bad idea without sounding negative?.

    "And yes this is the same band that agreed to, and wanted to, play NYE at our regular bar rate." Yikes.

    Dec 5, 2022 at 1:33 PM
  12. salcott liked RustyAxe's post in the thread How do you tell the band that a particular booking is a bad idea without sounding negative?.

    Being the wrong band in the wrong room is a painful experience, and most of us have been there at some time. Me? I’d probably concoct...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM
  13. salcott replied to the thread New Bass Day!! 1900’s Eastern European? HELP IDENTIFY.

    Fine looking instrument. If it plays well and sounds good, it doesn't really matter where it's from.

    Dec 5, 2022 at 1:24 PM
  14. salcott replied to the thread Plywood Basses in Bluegrass: will student models cut it?.

    Shen all the way.

    Dec 5, 2022 at 12:31 PM
  15. salcott liked Don Kasper's post in the thread Classical Repertoire Books?.

    I would suggest ABSOLUTELY listening to the DB orchestral repertoire, (as you appear to be heading toward UB or Buff State.) Begin with...

    IMG_4660.jpg Dec 4, 2022 at 9:50 PM