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I got a new bass!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dabluesman, Feb 8, 2002.

  1. dabluesman


    Mar 29, 2000
    A mid 90's (not sure the exact year) Fender MIJ FotoFlame Jazz bass came in yesterday. I'm not sure what the color is called but it's kinda orange on the edges to goldish in the middle. It has the exposed ground strip from the bridge pickup to the bridge (anyone know about this?) I restrung it and tuned it up yesterday, plugged it in for a while. It has that growl I wanted. I'm very pleased with it, its quality is right up there with Am. Std's. I cant wait to start recording with it!


  2. Congrats! That's a nice looking bass.:)
  3. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    Ther is NOTHING like getting a new bass! (Okay, maybe ONE thing...) Rock on!
  4. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    That is GORGEOUS! Love the color! Congratulations!
  5. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    It looks great! Congrats and enjoy!!

  6. lesfleanut

    lesfleanut Guest

    Sep 25, 2001
    Syracuse N.Y.
    it might just be a funny camera angle, but those pickups don't look quite straight to me. other than that it looks nice congrats;)
  7. That's a beauty...get some flatwounds!!!
  8. dabluesman


    Mar 29, 2000
    Thanks, yeah the angle is kinda strange.. How would flatwounds sound? I just put a new set of Everly Bass Rockers (45-105) on yesterday.

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