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I got my first upright!

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by The_Owl, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. After playing electric bass for 12 years, and upright for 2, I fnally got my first upright today!

    It's a solid bass, 3/4 with flat back, ca 1920: (sorry for the goofy pics, been up since 5 AM, it's 10 PM here now)




    I'm very satisfied!
  2. Will Yager

    Will Yager Supporting Member

    May 7, 2006
    Iowa City, IA
    Congrats! Looks nice.
  3. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC

    Apr 17, 2004
    Looks pretty! When was it refinished? Congrats and enjoy your first DB! Are you a lefty or are pics reversed?
  4. I think it was recently, because it has been repaired with plexiglass as well. Recently as in the last 10/20 years.

    No, I'm not a lefty, it's just Photo Booth playing tricks!
  5. BTW, can anyone recommend a pickup/preamp? I'll mainly be playing jazz, pizzicato!
  6. Gearhead43


    Nov 25, 2007

    Look weird backwards like that. :D
  7. Ooops, I meant fiberglass, obviously....too late to be making sense!

    The backwards thing is thanks to Photo Booth in OSX!
  8. salcott

    salcott Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    NYC, Inwood.
  9. I dunno really, but it sounds good, which is all that matters to me! The seller wasn't sure himself...
  10. Steve Clark

    Steve Clark

    Jan 9, 2004
    London ON
    Excellent. I am hoping to join this side of TB officially fairly soon as well.

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