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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Peter McFerrin, Dec 12, 2002.


  1. Because you can't just have one FBB.
     
  2. congrats! more pics please and what's the skinny on this one ? specs? review - tell all!!! :D
     
  3. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Sequels just never measure up to the first one.
     
  4. Specs:

    4-string fretless
    3 piece goncalo alves/spanish cedar sides with african mahogany center block
    Bolt-on 5 piece flamed hard maple/cocobolo neck
    Unlined 34" scale purpleheart fretless fingerboard
    Bartolini MME pickup with 3-way coil switch (neck+phantom/parallel/bridge+phantom)
    Bartolini NTBT preamp with active/passive toggle

    It plays amazingly well and it's super-growly. I'm especially pleased with the neck+phantom setting--it kicks!

    Also, since it's unlined, I'm gonna have to do a whole lot of practice with a tuner for the next few weeks... :D
     
  5. Sounds great! Is there anyway we could get a pic with better lighting?
     
  6. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    quite nice there buddy...:D
     
  7. that bass on the right is really nice.. your so lucky
     
  8. Camera batteries just died. :(

    I need to go buy some rechargeable NiMHs for it.
     
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Very nice!!!! Congrats!!!
     
  10. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Congrats PAM, nice bass.
     
  11. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    From McFerrin:
    4-string fretless
    3 piece goncalo alves/spanish cedar sides with african mahogany center block
    Bolt-on 5 piece flamed hard maple/cocobolo neck
    Unlined 34" scale purpleheart fretless fingerboard
    --------------------------------------------------

    This makes you a "Tree Hugger"!
     
  12. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    ya know....the way they're both laying up in your sack, i wouldn't be surprised to see a third fbb running around in about 9 months...hee hee hey, man...when you go to bed tonight don't forget about the wet spot, pete....k?
     
  13. What you don't see in the picture is the fretted 5's cigarette.

    :D
     
  14. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    LMAO

    i was asking for that one...

    i really dig the ribbon stripe bubinga on the fretted 5 btw...purty
     
  15. bad dog

    bad dog

    May 7, 2002
    Jim Thorpe, Pa.
    Nice bass Peter ......... remember open strings are your friend!

    Tony
     
  16. Boy, I'm finding that one out. :rolleyes:
     
  17. Wow, the cedar body smells really nice. I realize that it's killing me, but I'll take my chances... :D
     
  18. tjoTim

    tjoTim

    Apr 30, 2002
    Ohio, U.S.A
    More bass is good bass.
     
  19. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Nice score, Pete! It prety much came down to a flip of the coin as to whether I bought that one or the one I did get. I do love that Goncalo! How does the purpleheart fingerboard feel? I don't think I've ever played one.
     
  20. Another woodie!!:D









    Of course I'm talking about - never mind.......:p

    :cool: Hey Pete - nice axe, but don't practice with a tuner, just try and make the sounds in your head come out of your fingers. [Ed Fuqua persona off]

    Congrats!