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My Basses (pics)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by The Hammer, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    I took some pics of my basses for my homeowners insurance and I thought that I would post them
    L-R Larrivee' ABG, Pedulla Thunderbass 8 string, Alembic Mark King Custom 5 string, Status Stealth 5 string, Mouradian CS-74, Aria Pro SB-900, Warwick Thumb 5 string
  2. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Wow! Amazing collection, I love the Alembic on the far right.
  3. Akito


    Dec 1, 2003
    How do you find time to enjoy all of those? Really nice collection! I especially like the Alembic Mark King, the Status and the Pedulla.
  4. JoeyZ


    May 9, 2005
    you own quite a few basses...all of which are quite nice....Although im not feelin the Status Stealth 5 string or the Mouradian CS-74...
    Awesome collection otherwise!!!
  5. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Nice!! Love the Mouradian!!
  6. Futurehead


    Jun 9, 2005
    As an owner of only 1 bass (me good old Fender P-Bass) this makes me a tad jealous, someday I'm hoping to have a collection such as yours. How long did it take you to accumulate all of them?
  7. What a collection

  8. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    What alembic on the far right?
  9. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    I stopped looking as soon as I saw the Status 5 headless :eek:

    Now I've got gas, and its not from the tacos I just ate.
  10. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    I've been playing for about 23 years and its only been lately that I have been able to afford a nice collection. From 1982 until 1996 I played an Aria Pro II that I had bought used. I got the Warwick in 1996, the Pedulla in 1997, the Larrivee' in 1999, the Alembic in 2003, the Mouradian in 2004 and the Aria Pro II(a 1978 I got off eBay) and the Status in 2005. I was using the Warwick and the Alembic as my main basses until I got the Status. Now I am thinking about selling the Pedulla and the Warwick to thin the herd out a little as I really don't need 3 five string basses.
  11. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    My band practices about 2-3 times a week. I have the 5 strings tuned to ADGCF and I alternate them for certain songs. The Mouradian and the Aria are tuned EADG and I use them for certain songs as well. The Warwick and the Pedulla aren't getting much love so I am thinking about letting them go
  12. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Very cool idiosyncratic collection.
  13. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    I've wanted a Mouradian ever since the bass player for Extreme played one (a girl I liked thought they were the greatest...)
  14. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    Pat Badger worked in Jim Mouradian's guitar shop building them with Jim and his son before he played in Extreme. He is playing a CS-74 at the tribute concert for Freddy Mercury and Nuno Bettencourt is playing the guitar version.
  15. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Love that Thumb!
  16. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    Ineed one bass and he have 7 amazing basses..... :rollno:
  17. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    I would say that you like a little of everything! :p
  18. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    :eek: :eek: :eek:

  19. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Hey all I meant Aria.

    How did I fail you Cliff?!
  20. Cliff's was an Aria Pro II, I'm sure he'd forgive your mistake... this time!

    VERY nice collection of basses there. Since they are insured, you ever thinking about having a "house fire" and then a "garage sale" ? :hyper:

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