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  1. taketwo liked Fred Gibilisco's post in the thread Fender Plus...When Was It Made?.

    Just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who replied to my post. I have learned a ton about my bass since I purchased it and...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:25 AM
  2. taketwo liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Neck Rebuild: Replacing A Broken Truss Rod In A Fender Skunk Stripe Neck.

    Laziness, actually. On most truss rods I build I thread the rod into the anchor and use a 2 mm stainless pin to lock it together. But,...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 7:03 AM
  3. taketwo replied to the thread Neck Rebuild: Replacing A Broken Truss Rod In A Fender Skunk Stripe Neck.

    Real good thinking on the design of the nut. One question: why use Loctite at the anchor, but a pin at the nut?

    Aug 7, 2022 at 6:50 AM
  4. taketwo liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Neck Rebuild: Replacing A Broken Truss Rod In A Fender Skunk Stripe Neck.

    Finishing up the new hardware and parts: I forgot to take pictures, but here's the new barrel nut for the truss rod. This is how I make...

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  5. taketwo liked MisterFabulous's post in the thread Do you use pedals/effects?.

    I'm still relatively new to bands and playing out. I have recently been using effects while practicing, both alone and with my band. I...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 10:17 PM
  6. taketwo liked Turnaround's post in the thread Treating a fretboard to reduce impact of humidity?.

    Just so you know, the Roche Thomas bore oil is simply mineral oil. No more, no less. It has one ingredient, White Oil 70, which is...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  7. taketwo liked Snert's post in the thread Pass the Pepto....

    From whom? I've owned a couple of hundred instruments of all eras, price ranges and origins and many brands, and my Ibby SRs and BTB...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 1:47 PM
  8. taketwo liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Treating a fretboard to reduce impact of humidity?.

    I disagree with that. Stew-Mac's Fingerboard is a varnish/linseed oil blend, mixed to the right viscosity to soak into dense woods like...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 12:17 PM
  9. taketwo liked iiipopes's post in the thread Treating a fretboard to reduce impact of humidity?.

    Once a year, one drop on a clean cotton lint-free cloth of a good dressing oil of your choice, like violin fingerboard oil or others...

    Aug 5, 2022 at 8:54 AM
  10. taketwo liked 96tbird's post in the thread Treating a fretboard to reduce impact of humidity?.

    The laurel on your bass is not unfinished. A sealer was applied at the factory. Go ahead and do what you want to it, no harm will come....

    Aug 5, 2022 at 6:50 AM
  11. taketwo liked Hawk256's post in the thread Bargain basses that should not exist....

    Most everything coming out of the two Indonesian factories is pretty good. There is a good balance of quality control, quality materials...

    Aug 5, 2022 at 6:25 AM
  12. taketwo reviewed your item Shure Srh440a Headphones

    5/5,

    These are good, inexpensive studio headphones for bass practice. The tone will come through and...

    Aug 5, 2022 at 5:40 AM
  13. taketwo added a new item, Shure Srh440a Headphones

    [ATTACH] • Enhanced frequency response delivers accurate audio across an extended range •...

    Category: Accessories

    Aug 5, 2022 at 5:33 AM
  14. taketwo reviewed your item Jackson X Series Spectra Bass Sbx V

    4/5,

    The technical specs appealed to me, and did not disappoint. The neck is thin, solid, and stable,...

    Aug 5, 2022 at 5:26 AM
  15. taketwo added a new item, Jackson X Series Spectra Bass Sbx V

    [ATTACH] 35” scale length Poplar body Through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcement and...

    Category: Bass Guitars

    Aug 5, 2022 at 4:53 AM