Let's see those Work Horse Basses!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Helix, Feb 17, 2018.


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  1. skwee

    skwee

    Apr 2, 2010
    Minneapolis
    My MIJ Jag Deluxe

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  2. nonohmic

    nonohmic

    Dec 13, 2005
    ABQ, NM.
    It' a beauty!

    I'e been meaning to email Tom and ask if he could add a p to mine. Maybe a single coil. Then it would be the true do all
     
  3. Papalampraina

    Papalampraina Need.More.Fez.

    May 13, 2009
    Athens, Greece
    My workhorse is this. It's a bass I had built in 2016, after a two-year break, and it's been a lucky one.

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  4. Londo Molari

    Londo Molari

    Jan 1, 2014
    2 blocks east of Mars
    Decendant from the Clovis culture. "Emitting that wonderful bass effect since 1970".
    One of my favorites to play and probably the most $$ generating bass I've ever owned. 22d-Country-Paul.jpg
     
  5. If it was a few years ago, I would have said my '74 Rick. FB_IMG_1508801954085.jpg FB_IMG_1508801962419.jpg Any situation, be it a charity gig in the High School, a high-class wedding or just a simple pub/bar gig she got the pick of the lot.
    Recently I must admit I have retired her from active service and enjoy her as a "treat" bass from time to time (mostly house use) and have become absolutely smitten with my modified Squier P.
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    "Diamond in the rough" '15 affinity P
    Gold wilkinson hardware
    Red tort guard
    Black matching headstock
    Dimarzio Will Power pickup.
    Loads of other mods I tend to forget.
    She's been my go-to rehearsal, practice and "noodle" bass for the past few months, and I'm not ashamed to say it's my favourite P I've ever owned/tried. I love it.
     
  6. jmon

    jmon

    Jan 27, 2002
    Jax Fl.
    My 92 P with a Jazz Neck. Light, comfy and punchy...

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  7. That looks sweet!
     
  8. Trabeen

    Trabeen Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Idaho
    Reverend Mercalli, a bona fide workhorse and probably the best thing to come out of Korea since soju.

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  9. I have a few, based on the style of music I'm playing. Of course my sig pic jazz is my uber favorite recording bass. I didn't add it because it's already posted. These are my main players, the ones I'll never sell or be able to replace. They are tone Gods.


    Here it's my ESP C305 neck through. Not made any longer, but a great tone and playability in a 35" package.
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    My Trusty Spector fiver did a lot of heavy lifting touring for me.
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    Here it's hanging out in the studio during a recording session.
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    Playing rock I never hesitate to grab my old p bass. It's raw, unrefined, and all scarred up. Kinda like me.
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    My 1996 black label P. In its hot rodded state, it's my favorite sounding and playing precision of all time.
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  10. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    i've posted these before and i just referred to them in another thread: my main players these days:
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    and here i am making money while playing above the 7th fret --- i'll use them at tonight's gig:
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  11. Thumpin6string

    Thumpin6string Supporting Member

    Apr 25, 2013
    Shoals Indiana
    My number 1 bass is my 6 I built almost 20 years ago. Once it was finished and I actually got to play it, I sold my Alembic that I had. The only other bass I'll play when needed is my fretless 5 that I also built.
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  12. The RIC doesn't do gigs, but the others sure do.

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  13. Old Blastard

    Old Blastard

    Aug 18, 2013
    Virginia
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    As of late, my MIJ Jag has gotten the lion's share of gigs from both bands. February has been busy for the Jagger.
     
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  14. 120766AF-E546-42E9-BB2D-65D62FDDCC46.jpeg My 70’s RI P bass with a Geddy Lee Jazz neck. I can’t rememner the last time I didn’t gig with it.
     
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  15. troy mcclure

    troy mcclure Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2007
    Central Florida
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    2 for 1 shot... my $199 P Lyte ( 7 lbs and loving it) and a bass face shot... I have had this bass for 10 years but only started gigging it again recently.... The original knobs are long gone...
     
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  16. bassfran

    bassfran Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2012
    Chicago
    Endorsing artist: Lakland basses
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  17. Bassmantd

    Bassmantd

    Aug 1, 2015
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  18. sgl

    sgl

    Sep 18, 2011
    Record, practice, gigs, this Wal gets it all

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  19. I dig the gig shots. Fun seeing all the different venues, bars and outdoor stuff.
     
  20. PaulPriest76

    PaulPriest76

    Dec 16, 2003
    Kentucky
    NS CR5's every day. PPCR5.jpg
     
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