Fender pre-CBS Club: pics mandatory!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mastermold, Nov 13, 2013.


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  1. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    There's been a few pre-CBS Fender threads posting pics but seems no one's started a club for these yet--so I'm doing it. Post yer pics and get a number!

    Here's my '64 P-bass to kick it off:

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  2. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    I'll play, '63 refin purchased right here in the classifieds:

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  4. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Nice! Is that finished with lacquer or oil?
     
  5. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Let's see some more pics. :bassist:

    Club members so far:

    #1 Mastermold
    #2 Webtroll
     
  6. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Feels like lacquer. My first P was natural with a white guard and rosewood board and it was old and beat up when I had it in the early 80s, so when this cropped up and I could afford it I jumped on it. My birth year and all I had to do was swap out the (non original) pickguard. It was also missing the decal, JohnK fixed me up with the decal, aged white PG, and an incredible setup.
     
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  7. Turkeypills

    Turkeypills

    Nov 8, 2012
    St. Louis
    AAAAAANNNND there we have it.



    Haha I'm sorry I just felt like trolling a little. I can't wait to see more of these pieces of low frequency history!
     
  8. Can I be number 13?:bag:

    My 59' blondie...

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  9. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    13 or 3??

    Beautiful bass--is that a refinish? Looks perfect!
     
  10. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
  11. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    John's work is always perfect too--very cool!
     
  12. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Club members:

    #1 Mastermold
    #2 Webtroll
    #3 Beano z
    #4 ASATMAN
     
  13. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Two of my favorite things in this pic ... and a great bass too! :D
     
  14. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
    Thank you, sir!
     
  15. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
    fEARful Kool-Aid dispensing liberal academic and card-carrying union member Musicians Local 72-147
    My '55 P-bass—after restore:
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    My '55 P-bass—before restore:
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  16. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member

    '64 on the left:

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  17. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Club members:

    #1 Mastermold
    #2 Webtroll
    #3 Beano z
    #4 ASATMAN
    #5 Jim Carr (aka Dr. Jim)
    #6 9mmMike
     
  18. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Which do you prefer, the '64 or the Pino?
     
  19. ExaltBass

    ExaltBass Just a BassGuy! Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    A restoration project of love (owned and played since the mid 70's)

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  20. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Love it!
     
  21. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    Fender pre-CBS Club members:

    #1 Mastermold
    #2 Webtroll
    #3 Beano z
    #4 ASATMAN
    #5 Jim Carr (aka Dr. Jim)
    #6 9mmMike
    #7 ExaltBass