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Gard got ANOTHER new bass!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gard, Apr 25, 2001.

  1. Gard


    Mar 31, 2000
    WInter Garden, FL
    Yes indeedy fellow lowlifes, after a 4 month long wait, much gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair, it has finally arrived!

    I'm now the proud owner of an '01 NS Design CR5M! :D

    She's a beautful beast to behold, an amazing flamed maple top. Sounds just as good as she looks, the deepest E and B string I've ever experienced by far (must be that 41"+ scale length ;) ). Playability is impressive too, the setup from the factory is as close to perfect as anything I've gotten in my life, as a matter of fact, other than the obvious differences of notes being further apart and the reach being a bit odd for my right hand, it plays like a very nice fretless electric bass guitar.

    Pictures will be forthcoming soon, just waiting for Bass Central to get them up on the website.

    Oh, and one other thing. A close friend, who happens to be a bassist (female, natch) INSISTED "she" needed a name...

    So, I'd like to introduce the newest member of my "family":

    'Retha (Aretha to be proper, as in Franklin).

    She sings almost as pretty as the original 'Retha...

    "Hey Nineteen...." :cool:
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Correct me if I'm wrong, isn't that an Up-right bass?

    Congrats on the new bass!!!!!! I'd love to see pic's of it!!!!
  3. snyderz

    snyderz Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Did you say gnashing of hair and pulling teeth?
  4. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    congrats gard, good job!
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Congratulations, Gard! I was beginning to think it would never show up(Can't imagine how YOU must have felt!;)), kinda like John's 2 MIA Conklins.

    And like the title says, WE WANT PICTURES! NOW!!!:p

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