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Mikebass's family photo

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MikeBass, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    Since Chef did it, and I finally did the Photobucket thingy, here it is!!


    From the left:
    F Bass BNF5 (it's a killer blue burst, in the pix it didn't come out real good)
    Modulus Genesis 5 (for sale BTW)
    Sadowsky Metro 4
    Sadowsky Metro 5
    early 70's Jazz (modded all to hell!)
    BSX Allegro 5

    Gone are the F Bass BN5, Fodera Emperor 5, Sadowsky NYC 5 and the Fender Victor Bailey Jazz 4.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Very Nice Mike, looks like they have a good home with lots of excercise. :bassist:
  3. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    At last! A reason to make the Mike voodoo doll I've thinking about!

    Great fam! :bassist:
  4. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.

    AAAHHHHH!!!!!!!!! STOOOOOPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Wow, very nice collection Mike, I really dig that BNF5 look!
    Congrats, Sads are not bad either....
  6. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    Mike great shot, I would suggest you double brace the jazz though, as I remember it's heavy enough to pull some studs off the wall! :D
  7. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    Very cool! It's fun to see them all in one place.
  8. C-5KO


    Mar 9, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    I heard that it was bad to hang your basses. I know almost every music store I've been in does it so I didn't think anything of it... Somewhere I remember reading about trussrod/neck problems.

    Have you had any issues?
  9. Andy On Bass

    Andy On Bass

    Sep 10, 2005
    I really like that white Sadowsky 5 string, looks like a great bass. Definately got some nice basses there!
  10. Cool but...I don't see me no Wal fretless 5 !!! (he, he) But hey, it's only a mile away, anytime !
  11. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    Never heard that before. No problems as of yet (about 2 years I've been doing it).
  12. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    Great children you have there, Mike!

  13. BassFiddle63


    Oct 4, 2002
    Nice collection there! ;)

    How much for the Modulus Genesis 5? What kind of pickups/pre-amp does it have?
  14. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    The Modulus is $1750 shipped to your door (in the USA-elsewhere we'll talk)
    Bart p-ups & Bart 3 band pre.

    It's my last "pretty" bass (ie. nice top) so it will be had to let it go!
  15. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    What a wonderful family portrait you have there Mike!!
  16. westland


    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong
    :confused: Please explain ... I have the same, but with Bart soapbars ... I really love the tone of the Genesis. Do you like the Fbass and Sadowsky tone better, or is it just a matter of style (which IMHO is a perfectly justifiable reason) :D

    BTW ... beautiful family portrait :cool:
  17. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    It's a great bass, I just prefer how the Sadowsky sounds and feels. I like the Barts, but it's a little to "active" sounding for me. And to swap out the p-ups and pre for something else, well, I already have a 5 that IMO does it like no other.
  18. primus_55


    Dec 28, 2004
    Lovely collection you have there.

    I think the F - Bass takes my fancy!
  19. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    what's the scoop on the Allegro?
  20. westland


    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong
    I notice you kept the Sadowsky Metros, but sold the NYC ... any comments there? There's a bit of a price difference, but I've heard they are more or less equals (perhaps a bit less choice with the Metros)