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De-fret before i get my new bass...yay or nay?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by kirbywrx, Oct 6, 2003.

  1. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    OK heres the deal

    I have $200 left to pay on my Yamaha TRB 5II
    I am un-employed (got fired the other week)
    I have an Ashton AB705 that i will soon de-fret when i gt my yamaha.

    I cant wait to de-fret my bass, i want a fretless, but the thing is i dont know how long it will be until i get my Yamaha. 3 days, or 6 weeks, i do not know.
    I need advice, is it a good idea to de-fret now, or should i wait until i get my Yamaha, incase something goes horribly wrong with the de-fret. I think its risky de-fretting before i get my Yamaha, but it IS a sure thing, that i will get this Yamaha...



    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    if you have any gigs soon or dont know what your doing with a defret job, no. if neither of the previous apply then go for it :)
  3. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    Wait for a backup...
  4. Never throw out your old clothes until you have new clothes.

    Wait for the Yammy.

    Mike ;)
  5. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN

    If you mess it up:eek: :bawl: That will make you more apt to get some green together and get the "bass of your dreams":D It will also make you take your time and do a good job so you keep a bass at all times.
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