NBD... Accept no substitutes.

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  1. Turock

    Turock

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    8.6 lbs of sunburst, tort, and thunder. Accept no substitutes.

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  2. DigitalMan

    DigitalMan Bring Back Edit/Delete Supporting Member

    Nov 30, 2011
    Bay Area, CA
    Nice. The grain pattern is reminiscent of Jupiter.

    Enjoy.
     
  3. Turock

    Turock

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Thanks man. I think I'll name her Jupiter.
     
  4. ubernator

    ubernator

    Oct 30, 2004
    lost angels
    Damian Peach foto flame ;)
     
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  5. HalfManHalfBass

    HalfManHalfBass

    Jan 21, 2003
    Beautiful bass dude!

    The simplistic beauty of a bass that doesn't have any unnecessary whistles and bells, still has tonnes of variety through technique and right hand placement, and doesn't have a single bad, unusable sound in it, is just perfect! IMO YMMV IMHO etc. etc.

    Peace,

    Rob.
     
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  6. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks I build Grosbeak Guitars and Basses Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    Grosbeak Guitars
    Just add flats!
     
  7. Mosstone

    Mosstone

    Jun 20, 2009
    Yep. Flats. Nice bass... Happy day!
     
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  8. jbd5015

    jbd5015

    Nov 23, 2009
    Boalsburg, PA
    Looks great!

    Love getting gear from Sweetwater. Congrats on getting one under 9lbs! Ive got one thats a hair over 8lbs and its a stunner!
     
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  9. Turock

    Turock

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I have several Precisions already wearing TI Jazz Flats and LaBella DTFs. I'm also sitting on a set of each, and a set of Low Tension LaBella flats on the way. I'll probably leave the rounds on it for a (short) while, then the Low Tension LaBellas.
     
  10. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Simply beautiful congrats.
     
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  11. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    And does Sweetwater take the best pictures or what?
     
  12. Turock

    Turock

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I agree, I have several basses with active electronics, 3 band EQ, etc... I almost always reach for my good old Precision come gig time.
     
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  13. Turock

    Turock

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    They take much better ones than I do. The dealings I've had with Sweetwater have always been top-notch.
     
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  14. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I love rounds on my P basses specifically Bass Boomers it makes the instrument so versatile with a slight twist of the tone knob I can go from Motown to Punk in a heartbeat.
     
  15. Grumry

    Grumry

    Jul 6, 2016
    Nashville
    Hopefully you leave that sticker on so everyone knows how fresh you are.
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  16. addicted

    addicted

    May 23, 2012
    I love the 3-tone sunburst specifically in this pattern. Not sure why the 3-tone sunburst that I see sometimes is just too 'bright'. It goes to light brown color instead of darker brown color. I love the darker burst like this.
     
  17. Nobody gonna point out that the bridge in the 1st (head-on) picture is seriously off-kilter!?
     

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  18. Oddly

    Oddly

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    That is a beauty. Happy playing!
     
  19. Bullitt5135

    Bullitt5135 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    SE Michigan
    I have a bass that sounds like crap. I call it Uranus.

    Nice bass.
     
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  20. JohnPaulSmith

    JohnPaulSmith Supporting Member

    Jan 30, 2014
    Lancaster County, PA
    Congrats! If it plays like the one in my avatar, you're gonna love it.
     
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