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Finally got the family together for a photo

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by marwady, Sep 5, 2005.

  1. marwady

    marwady Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Northern Michigan
  2. jow83


    Jun 3, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Nice dude! Some great looking basses there, all very shiney too! Look well looked after :)
  3. What a beautiful family! Will you adopt me? ...or can I at least date your "daughters"???? :D I'll be gentle! ;)

    Great collection. Thanks for the peek!
  4. marwady

    marwady Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Northern Michigan

    At the risk of raising a dysfunctional "family", my "daughters" only leave the houes 1 or 2 at a time and they never leave my sight when we go out. :)
  5. Well, YOU'RE no fun! Just kidding. I thoroughly understand. I wouldn't let any of them out of my sight if I were you!
  6. basspunk2005

    basspunk2005 Guest

    Jan 31, 2005
    ahhhh great collection im liking the acoustic bass and all the fenders. But my eye goes to is what I beleive is the Gibson Grabber?what does that sound like?and play like?iv always wanted one lol

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Very Nice, you got some good taste. :bassist:
  8. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Nice basses. Donate your Ric to me.
  9. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Nice!! The Ric, the Grabber and the Casady are killers!!!
  10. marwady

    marwady Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Northern Michigan
    Thanks all,

    Those babies are my pride and joy!!

    That is actually a 1973 Gibson Ripper. I found it on ebay about 3 years ago. Back in the day when I was a working musician (I gig and record for fun now), I had one that I used every night and it was a killer instrument. I sold it in the eighties and regretted it ever since. When this one popped up for $400.00, I grabbed it.

    It is like an old friend, we just picked up where we left off.
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    Just added this girl to my fam.
  12. god damn kids, really nice family, sorta extended ;) but not a bad thing in this case. very nice
  13. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    Excellent collection. Thanks for the picture! :)
  14. marwady

    marwady Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Northern Michigan

    I had a 1972 Ric 4001 in Fireglo back in the 70s. (yep, sold that one, too, like an idiot).

    Every time I looked at it, it took my breath away!

    Yours is gorgeous!
  15. Wow, great collection. You've got all the basses covered (no pun intended). Thanks for sharing.
  16. Thanks, Mar,

    Your family is quite beautiful, especially the Precision in the top-left with the chrome covers and the Epiphone below it.

    Rickenbacker's are truly instruments of time-tested beauty, not to mention their tone is so vibrant and full.
  17. marwady

    marwady Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Northern Michigan
    I think the next addition to the family has to be a Stingray.

    I played one in a local store the other day and started to get serious GAS. :bassist:

    The closest thing I have to that tone is my American Zone.

    I would go for a 4 string because I am most comfortable with them.

    What do you think, piezos or not?
  18. justateenpoet

    justateenpoet Have you...killed the Venture brothers!?!?

    May 14, 2005
    Good job...you have officially sold your soul to Fender :cool:

    On the other hand, hella nice collection.