If I get a sunburst Fender Precision with tort and flats...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by GlennRH, Jul 12, 2020.


  1. If I get a sunburst Fender Precision with tort and flats, and I take it everywhere I play, alternating it with a sunburst Fender Precision with tort and rounds...
    • Will every member of the band show up on time and in tune, ready to play?
    • Will people get onto the dance floor sooner at gigs?
    • Will more people stay on the dance floor for a moment when the band breaks for a few seconds between tunes?
    • Will bar managers pay us the promised amount without having to be chased down and asked to pay?
    • Will the singers always remember the words that come next?
    • Will prima donna guitarists have more tolerance for the mere presence of the bass in the mix?
    • Will every member of the band contribute appropriately to breakdown and loading gear into vehicles after shows?
    • Will taxi drivers demonstrate more patience about the things I need to do and the the brief conversations I need to have before we drive off?
    • Will we get a frequent-booker discount at good rehearsal spaces?
    • Will more of the pretty ones smile at me?
    Just asking.
     
  2. Bent77

    Bent77 Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2013
    Desert, Colorado
    I had to check that we weren’t in the Humor forum

    well done!
     
  3. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Better question...

    Can you pass an audition when the BL hands you a P-flats-tort and says..."play this instead, let's hear how you sound"?
     
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  4. It will only bring you happiness.
     
  5. Oddly

    Oddly

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    In answer to all the questions...possibly not.
    But you've fulfilled your part of the deal, and everything else is on others.
     
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  6. Not only will all the above be fulfilled, you will also never hit a bad note
     
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  7. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    If and only if the sunburst P with tort basses were made before January 4, 1965.
     
  8. Wisebass

    Wisebass

    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space
    Hi GlennRH :)

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    may the bass be with you

    Wise(b)ass
     
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  9. I can only speak from experience, once I got a Lakland Duck Dunn with flats...I can play as busy as I want and everyone loves it where before they said I was “too busy”....go figure.

    JB
     
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  10. ThinCrappyTone

    ThinCrappyTone Guest

    Oct 1, 2011
    Well, I can say that none of these things happened to me until last week, when I got my first P bass. Coincidence?
     
  11. Outbush

    Outbush

    Nov 6, 2016
    Australia
    I don’t mean to sound abrupt, rude, condescending or ironic, but

    yes.

    (Disclaimer: I don’t own a PBass, no tort - no pick-guard at all but I’ve never worn heels in my life.)
     
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  12. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    To be safe, keep the pickup cover on...
     
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  13. Drucifer

    Drucifer Not currently practicing Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2009
    Houston Heights, Texas
    Endorsements: your name could be here, Mr. Sadowsky!
    As long as you don't play them with a pick :)
     
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  14. chris_b

    chris_b

    Jun 2, 2007
    Of course. Plus, the stars will align and peace and happiness will simultaneously break out around the world.
     
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  15. It should be.
     
  16. If you have a p bass with Tort and flats then you also need an ash bodied 70's Jazz bass with bright stainless rounds. This is called the Yin Yang
     
  17. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    Why do you need a P-Bass with rounds? Are you hoarding gear? :roflmao:
     
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  18. 40Hz

    40Hz Supporting Member

    May 24, 2006
    home
    No you’re not. ;):laugh:
     
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  19. gln1955

    gln1955 Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    Ohio, USA
    Smile? You won't be able to keep them from touching your tort.
     

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