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Jazz bass porn!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tim Cole, Feb 24, 2004.


  1. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    I picked up two jazz basses in the last week.

    First one is a 78, bought from right here on TB from user "thedeadking". To make a long story short, the money order accidentally got sent to the wrong place, so I had to make a 400 mile road trip to pick this up in person. I strung her up with TI Flats, and used it the next day on a gig. It had a white guard on it when I got it, but opted for tort. Great player, and nice fat thumpy sound, perfect for the acoustic gigs my band does. Sound samples can be found here:

    Clips of 4 songs, file size 2 mb, 3:50 run time.

    1. Behind Blue Eyes: The Who
    2. Drive: Incubus
    3. If you could only see: Tonic
    4 In my Place: Coldplay

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    The second is a Geddy Lee Sig reissue, I plan to keep this one strung with rounds. Great playing and looking bass! One of the best feeling J necks I have played. Only thing I didn't like was the white guard, so it got a mirror one.
     
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I think bassists are the only musicians who enjoy looking at old, worn, beaten instruments. Thanks to Jaco, of course.:)

    The tort pg was a great call. That's one of my favorite color combinations for a J bass.

    Enjoy!
     
  3. Toasted

    Toasted

    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    beautiful tim.

    i think that a "battered" bass looks just so good. it feels like youre playing something with history. i wonder what this is a trait common only to bass players (must be that guy jaco ;))
     
  4. bovinehost

    bovinehost

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    Mmmm, even if people here think I'm some sort of Bongo Freak, I do love me some Jazz basses!

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  5. KPO2000

    KPO2000 Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 5, 2001
    MA
    jazz basses take a lickin', but can't be beatin'. :p
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  6. Electricmayhem

    Electricmayhem

    Dec 18, 2003
    NH
    Wow, guys, er...

    nice basses!

    I would have kept the white pickguard on the Geddy, Tim.
     
  7. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Doh, the blue is my camera getting old, it is most definitely white. I personally love the old, worn-in, beat look. Bathroom scale says it is 9.5 pounds, fairly light for the era.

    On the Geddy, I hated the tux look, so that guard went. I'm not too sure about the mirror guard now, I might go with either black, or black pearl.
     
  8. Asaf

    Asaf

    Jun 9, 2003
    Israel
    check out my jazz bass, it's a 1996 50th anniversary limited edition.
     
  9. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    All of you stop now! G.A.S. is increasing! ;) Great looking J's in this thread.
     
  10. natrab

    natrab

    Dec 9, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
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    My 75 RI next to my dad's 84 J
     
  11. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Sweet, I've been gassing for a sunburst Jazz for a bit. Do the American's have the route for the wire to the neck pickup still? I may want to go Jaco on it :D
     
  12. Joey3313

    Joey3313

    Nov 28, 2003
    Your singer sounds like a country singer :D



    Also, Jazz Basses are sexy.
     
  13. pmkelly

    pmkelly

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    did someone say jazz bass?

    The former Geddy Lee
    99 MIA
    Skyline JO5 w/ J Retro
    Fender/Warmoth homegrown J


    P@
     
  14. Prahainspring

    Prahainspring

    Oct 22, 2002
    New Jersey
  15. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Actually, not at all. He did enter us in some country competition that pays 2 grand to win though, so I guess we will learn some.
     
  16. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
  17. basss

    basss

    Aug 27, 2001
    NYC
    KPO2000
    What kind of wood is that body made of? I have a precision that looks the same and I don't know what it is. Mines heavy as all hell.
     
  18. Brian Barrett

    Brian Barrett

    Nov 25, 2001
    Murfreesboro, TN (Nashville)
    Dealer LowEndBassShop.com, Builder LowEndBasses.com
    I've had a few cool ones over the years. eres one I should have kept!

    61 stack knob!

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    Should have never sold this Custom Color 66. Its a rare Charcoal Mist or something like that. I forget now, but I gave it away............... :rolleyes:

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  19. dabshire

    dabshire

    Dec 15, 2002
    McKinney, TX
    Here be mine....

    Lakland Darryl Jones