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Anybody have pics of beat up or battle scarred Basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by de la mocha, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. de la mocha

    de la mocha

    Aug 20, 2005
    So you back flipped off your amp and landed face first on your bass huh? Have a 20 year old junker that still kicks @$$?
    Had to beat off a pride of hungry lions? Show us your war torn basses!
  2. 2nd that motion, but lets have honest to god war torn basses not those ones that are made to look old like pre-faded jeans:spit:
  3. Sippy


    Aug 1, 2005
    There have been a few posts like this before.. one of the mods has a bass that has absolutely NO paint on it and like 2 stickers lol the poor thing looks like it was dragged behind a semi from florida to Maine... but It's fully of mojo and probably sounds amazing!
  4. de la mocha

    de la mocha

    Aug 20, 2005

  5. ive got a few holy basses . . . :rolleyes:

    Shall post pics later
  6. incubus2432


    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    Nothing says "battle scarred" like a little blood. It cleaned up fine with no lasting "scars" but I like posting the pic and it's what came to mind when I saw the thread.....

  7. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    What DID you do?!
  8. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004


    i think u may need to work on ur technique
  9. incubus2432


    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    Actually my techniuqe is fine.....believe it or not.

    I just recived a Ric 4003s8 (octaved 8 stringer) in time for a Saturday night gig so I played two sets with it and it tore up my fingers on my plucking hand. It's like playing a cheese grater. I developed blisters which I hadn't had for years.

    The following Tuesday my band had a rather important (for us) gig at the House of Blues in Cleveland and I smartly chose to not play the s8 but it didn't matter. Part way through the second song of our 60 minute set the blisters ripped open. Not much I could do except suck it up and finish the set. I actually played quite well and my "dedication" will never be questioned again.
  10. Geezerman


    Nov 28, 2004
    Chicago, IL

    Ugh i feel your pain, i had 3 blisters on my plucking fingers, and of course our fastest songs comes up, and we decided to play it faster. Legend has it that I dig in slightly too hard...lets just say its nothing like a little pus and blood to wash you bass in eh :p
  11. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    My late 60's P Bass. The real deal!


  12. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    I know it has been posted plenty of times....
  13. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Is that the Mock Turtle regulators? Or yours?
  14. AB53211


    Apr 15, 2004
    ewww dude
  15. plasson


    Mar 21, 2005
  16. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    An Air Force friend once told me that you can duct tape any object to a jet fighter, take it up to Mach speed and it won't come off. Your *nice* repair job makes me want to believe the miracles of this product.
  17. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004

    Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side and it holds the universe together.
  18. umm my p bass has a little nic out of it, i tend to take really good care of my stuff

  19. de la mocha

    de la mocha

    Aug 20, 2005
    bloodric. [/QUOTE]

    Oh My Goodness.........................!!!!!

    Simply beautiful....God Bless You Sir....
  20. Well, if it ever get's stolen, you can definately call CSI and have it identified with DNA!;)