NBD: Apollo 60's vibe

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lbbc, Mar 26, 2017.


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  1. lbbc

    lbbc

    Sep 25, 2007
    Seaford , DE
    I purchased an Apollo bass here from another TB'er recently. I had the pots replaced, proper set up (including shimming the neck) to lower the action, new flats and now it sounds just wonderful! It won't be my main player, but is just like the first bass I ever bought with my own money in 1974...So, definitely a sentimental purchase.
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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    Looks like it's in great shape. I sold the first bass I bought with my own gig money (Epi EA260), like an idiot, I've since replaced it for mostly sentimental reasons. ("Like an idiot" meant to apply to the preceding phrase, not the following, but it's likely true enough for both. ;))
     
  3. Beautiful bass, congratulations.
    Play a little with it for us drool
     
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  4. Fenderon

    Fenderon

    May 28, 2008
    Oregon
    Cool looking bass, it reminds me of an old Gibson.
     
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  5. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    She's a looker, congrats!
     
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  6. Now that is a cool looking bass, hows it play and sound? Short scale or long?
     
  7. electracoyote

    electracoyote Supporting Member

    Beautiful. Wow, I am a sucker for scroll headstocks on electric basses.
     
  8. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    unique! nice looking! congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
     
  9. lbbc

    lbbc

    Sep 25, 2007
    Seaford , DE
    Thanks for the kind words. She's a short scale and really fun to play.
     
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