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hehe, new bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by d_rock211, Oct 26, 2002.

  1. d_rock211

    d_rock211 Guest

    Apr 29, 2002
    Kansas City
    Been playing for 6 months. I'm hopelessly hooked. I love my little Yahama BBN4, but I just got my first fretless. I played a Curbow fretless in GC the other day, as well as a Warwick Corvette 4 fretless, and decided to go with the cheaper Cort Curbow/Bart p-up I found on ebay. ooooh, I can't wait for it to get here.
  2. Congratulations. Fretless is lots of fun!
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    I want a fretless... kinda like yours

  4. :D go for it!! :D
  5. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    heh, I was watching that Cort. Did you hear the guys samples?

    Nice score, btw.
  6. d_rock211

    d_rock211 Guest

    Apr 29, 2002
    Kansas City
    Yeah, I heard the samples. not too shabby. I hope to get it Thursday or Friday.

  7. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    going for that G&L too, eh?
  8. lazybassass


    Jan 23, 2002
    I was playing one the other day, congrats on a excellent decision.
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    That's a really nice looking bass. I always like he look of them. Congrats.
  10. d_rock211

    d_rock211 Guest

    Apr 29, 2002
    Kansas City
    I would like to refer people to this thread about a question regarding this bass and strings.
  11. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    those are pretty sexy... i tried those and they are a great bass for the money

    Congrats!! Post some sound clips if you can!

  12. d_rock211

    d_rock211 Guest

    Apr 29, 2002
    Kansas City
    oooh yeah, got the bass today! Man am I pumped. I've played for about three hours today (ignoring all sorts of statistical thermodynamics work due at 8 tomorrow...oh well). My intonation gets better by the minute. I still would like some advice on strings...I started another thread for it, but might as well ask here - looking for a bright flatwound (well, brighter may be a better term)- GHS Brite flats? TI JAzz flats? D'addario Chromes? I am leaning towards the GHS set, because they are actually ground rounds, but never having heard any of them, it's kind of hard to choose. I'm also not a fan of higher tension strings, so from what I hear, that kind of eliminates the Chromes. Any help?

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