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I just took one of my babies and took the neck right off the body....

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Whafrodamus, Aug 26, 2005.

  1. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    then.. I boxed it up and got ready to ship it to australia.. in TWO BOXES! *dun dun dun*

    ... I'm talking about a bass of course.
    Today I prepared to ship my lovely fender off to Mark Latimour!

    Here are pics of the bass and it's journey into these two smelly (and expensive) UPS boxes.

    "I can't wait to go to Aussie land and have meself a Kangaroo burger!" Says the bass body

    The crime scene.

    Hiding the mummified body in a pile of newspaper in a box.

    If you can't see it, it can't see you.

    The neck packed with about 900 layers of bubble wrap.. soon to be surrounded by newspaper.

    08-26-05_1749. f'ing bulletproof and such. Honestly, Ron Jeremy with a box cutter couldn't penetrate these boxes.

    ... okay.. dirty joke :p

    ... oh and just for laughs.. Here's the insides of my Alembic Series 1

  2. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I've saved the photo's in case that crook latimour tries to screw you.


    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Any idea how long it is going to take to reach Australia?
  4. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
    I assume he will be reading that paper?
  5. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Ah, the infamous crotch cam.

    Be glad your Alembic is a Series I. The Series IIs have their own nuclear reactor in their control cavities to power them.
  6. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    YAY! Mark finally got himself a nice Jazz. He was trying to buy mine, but I wouldn't accept his lowball offer. :D

  7. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Yeah, well Ron Jeremy isn't known for penetrating things with a box cutter anyway.
  8. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Bah, your choice of packing sucks! ;) I bet Mark still has the packing I sent him.
  9. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Says the guy from Canada :D
  10. It seems you've done it well!
    I'm sure the bass will arrive in Australia without damages!

  11. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Thank you!
  12. superfly


    Aug 4, 2004

    Your'e shipping through UPS remember? Nothing is safe through them. :D