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1952? I Don't Think So

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mark76, Aug 22, 2019.

  1. Biffa

    Biffa Guest

    Apr 16, 2019
    And I thought I needed to get out more lol
    creaturegods and 2tonic like this.
  2. Biffa

    Biffa Guest

    Apr 16, 2019
    Sounds Irish to me, Paddy Ohio, must be near Kilarney
    2tonic and Wisebass like this.
  3. oerk


    Oct 16, 2009
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  4. Biffa

    Biffa Guest

    Apr 16, 2019
    Fire Wood
  5. Be still my hurt! Really please stop my heart so I do not start this video
    steve_rolfeca, 2tonic and S.F.Sorrow like this.
  6. S.F.Sorrow


    Dec 6, 2014
    The Norwegian train+ship broadcasts actually became so popular that they copied it in the US. A train across Alaska. Google it and you've got another 5 hours of wilderness once you're done with the 134 hours at sea, lol!
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  7. Smilodon

    Smilodon Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2012
    Yeah, well, you yanks never make use of that kind of precision anyway. "Nearest foot" seems to be good enough... :p

    Please stop. This is embarassing now... :oops:

    That sad part is that these kinds of show are more entertaining that the crap they usually broadcast. (I'm not even entirely sure that I'm joking here... :p)
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  8. Wisebass


    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space

    Frei - bier! :hyper::hyper::hyper:

  9. swink


    Jan 10, 2019
    They buy them from The pretty nurse who's selling poppies from a tray... at Penny lane :bassist:
    HaphAsSard and 2tonic like this.
  10. nickpc


    Jul 23, 2012
    Look at the view count he's getting on the ad - all because he got the year wrong!

    Views are like Likes, right??
  11. gln1955

    gln1955 Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    Ohio, USA
    When we moved to Ohio, my wife's family kept confusing Ohio with Iowa. They are Texans. :wideyed:
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  12. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2011
    I watched it up until about 5 minutes in to the second tunnel, which BTW started at around the 7~8 minute mark. At that point there had been maybe a minute not spent in the total blackness of the first tunnel. I used to be a professional drying paint observer. It was way more fun filled and exciting than this bit of train trip I watched.
    The only why i could imagine is a training aid for those looking to break into the drying paint observer corps.
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  13. Wisebass


    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space

    Where do they come from? Paris? :roflmao:

  14. The real cheek in that ad, is the price for that piece of junk.

    My dad was running music stores in the mid sixties.

    His repairman took a Framus acoustic in for some work, and needed to replace a fret.

    He put a soldering iron on the fret to warm it up before pulling it, and it shot across the room. They were glued to the fingerboard, which was not slotted for tangs!
  15. CyberSnyder

    CyberSnyder Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    I Endorse Alien Audio Basses
    But we're so used to CNC perfection to .0001" tolerances even on low end instruments that "crappy" feels "organic" and cool.
    JimmyM likes this.
  16. nilorius


    Oct 27, 2016
    Riga - Latvia
    Could be and could not be.
  17. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    Huntington WV
    Whelp, even if it _is_ a '52, I'm still older than that bass. :roflmao:
  18. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    You know, Rich, I often wonder what would happen if I played that bass now and if I would like it if I didn't try to make it into something it wasn't. Darn sure don't feel spending $800 to find out, but I do get curious from time to time.

    Mine was a 64. It is so not a 52. Wasn't even made in the 50's. I think the confusion with this guy stems from the model number ending in 52.
  19. crankypants


    Aug 12, 2019
    Sometimes Reverb backfills data automatically and sometimes this data is incorrect, so it might not even be the original lister's fault.
    JimmyM likes this.

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