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I Have No Self Control At All

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Folmeister, Oct 4, 2008.


  1. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    For whatever reason, I felt compelled to own a Gibson. I saw this beauty at The Bassmint in KC and just had to have it. It will look great on stage with my new country/rock project! Thanks to Kurt for his kindness and attention. Now, to wait on the big brown truck!

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Fetusyolk

    Fetusyolk

    Aug 7, 2008
    There's a great method of self control that i use all the time, it comes in 3 steps

    1. Spend all cash
    2. Look in wallet
    3. Cry
     
  3. snyderz

    snyderz

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Nice
     
  4. heath_r_91

    heath_r_91

    Jun 3, 2006
    Topeka Area, Kansas
    Endorse:Artus-Basshanger-Dava-EC-Hartke-Orange-InEarz-SHS-Tigi
    in Kansas City?

    Where at in KC? I've been looking for a good bass store around here but I have had no avail.

    What is their address? Does it have a website?

    Good looking bass btw.
     
  5. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    http://www.kcbassmint.com/

    The Bassmint
    1913 W. 45th St.,
    Kansas City, KS, 66103, USA

    Phone: (816) 841-4567

    E-mail: bassmint@kc.rr.com
    Business Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 am until 7:00 pm. Closed on Sunday and Monday.

    Ask for Kurt. He said he just got in a stash of elderly Fenders.
     
  6. Eminor3rd

    Eminor3rd BLAAAAARRGGHH!!

    Feb 10, 2008
    NYC
    Not my thing personally, but it looks like a really nice bass. Congrats!
     
  7. StarscreamG1

    StarscreamG1

    Dec 17, 2007
    Nice bass. Congrats! I love Les Pauls so you'd think Id have a Les Paul bass but no. If I get I ever get a Les Paul bass it has to pretty much be a Les Paul with a bass neck. In other words, the control layout, pups, bridge, switch, even the pickguard...all gotta be there identical to a Les. They are out there but I just look at the price and walk away dejected LOL

    Enjoy your gibson!!!!
     
  8. edmidlifecrisis

    edmidlifecrisis Registered mediocre bass player Supporting Member

    My father always said "I can resist anything but temptation"

    great quote....
     
  9. Smallequestrian

    Smallequestrian Rock and/or Roll

    Jul 6, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    Him and Oscar Wilde ;)
     
  10. edmidlifecrisis

    edmidlifecrisis Registered mediocre bass player Supporting Member

    He was/is very well read, and knew where to steal the best quotes!!
     
  11. Basstovsky

    Basstovsky Stuck on those 4-strings Supporting Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Wow, that looks to be in excellent shape! Let us know all about it when it arrives :hyper:

    and oh man their website gave me a G.A.S. attack...theres just something about a stack knob jazz that drives me crazy.
     
  12. for some reason i just go straight to step 2
    :confused::bawl:
     
  13. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Rock it hard ! :bassist:
     
  14. GeneralElectric

    GeneralElectric

    Dec 26, 2007
    NY, NY
    Looks great! Enjoy, but something looks odd about that head stock. The photo angle maybe?
     
  15. rockinrayduke

    rockinrayduke Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2007
    Henderson, NV
    I had one exactly like that one, great bass. Heavy in sound and weight. Hope you have a strong back.:p
     
  16. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Buy what makes you happy and then justify to your wife (or yourself!) why you "need it".:smug:

    Nice bass though. The basic Gibson Les Pauls look like crap compared to yours. Looks like a quality $3500 LP Standard guitar. I really like it. I would get a similar bass but I can't use the LP or TBird kinda sound for what I am currently playing.

    P.S. I just bought bass # 11 and #12 for my arsenal, so what the hell do I know about restraint!?!?:confused::D
     

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