Get your kicks... (P Bass)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by funkycarnivore, Apr 8, 2003.

  1. jcadmus


    Apr 2, 2000
    Nice score, FC!

    It's a beaut.
  2. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Ah, the obligatory butt-burn on the headstock. Mojo! :D
  3. extreme


    Mar 20, 2000
    Ooooh...I want it, Jer! Very nice, bro.
  4. Ben Mishler

    Ben Mishler

    Jan 22, 2003
    San Jose
    Sweet deal. Congrats.
  5. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
    nice bass dude,may you enjoy it fully, and when done then pass on to me:D
  6. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001

    Hey, is that a JP bass I see on their website with your name on it?
  7. With my name on it? Hmm...not that I know of. Unless they're secretly making one to send to me.

    Ordered a Duncan Antiquity and a vintage style bridge for the P-Bass, and am looking forward to it!
  8. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    That's really beautiful! Enjoy!

    How are you going to handle only four strings though? ;)
  9. Got the Duncan Antiquity and vintage-style bridge installed. Aww yeah--it's my Motown bass!
  10. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Much nicer than before. Do you have flats on it?
  11. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Any noticable sound difference with the different bridge/pick-up?

    Looks MUCH better with a black p/u.:ninja:
  12. Still can't get used to the "pre-deadness" of flats. I have a set of Rotosound nickel rounds on there.

    The white Dimarzio was really hot in terms of output, so the mids weren't really vintage-sounding. They were a little more snarly and harsh. Great for cutting through, but not really authentic for the period. The mids on the Antiquity are smoother and warmer. The pickup and the covers were pre-aged too, so it looks like it belongs. I was never really into the relic thing, but it makes sense on a bass this old.