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NBD! Fender Custom Shop ‘59 Relic!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MoeTown1986, May 12, 2018.

  1. E30B3B33-EB16-4EA5-A545-9869BC30E203.jpeg 7A5F958F-ECD9-4230-B395-44DC1A12AE0D.jpeg 7A85D56D-45A6-49A5-92F8-F2EAF715C44E.jpeg 3765B527-B662-474B-BC02-BF2791E58E70.jpeg 1F256384-FBDE-4DCC-B6D1-530E873C5613.jpeg 8B7BDD93-9BA9-4FCB-AE89-DF7F766C769C.jpeg 789BD01E-D617-49D5-A531-E92E3C7899FC.jpeg I picked this beauty up today from fellow TB member, @JonKim ! I wasn’t even looking for a new P bass but saw this was up for sale in the local classifieds and couldn’t resist. Came strung with TI flats, too! She sounds as good as she looks. Can’t wait to gig her next weekend! Also, need a name.
    Last edited: May 13, 2018
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  2. JonKim


    Nov 15, 2011
    Enjoy! It last a killer bass!
    pacojas likes this.
  3. Will do! Thanks!
  4. I can’t get over how good this thing sounds. The hand wound pickups really sing!
    Pbassmanca likes this.
  5. Linnin


    Jul 19, 2012
    Linningrad, Earth
    Killer! Killer! Also an apt name as well as description.
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  6. Hahha thanks! I dunno about the name. So far, I have an Autumn, Jasmine Brown, Betty White, Virginia Rose, Minnie Pearl, Irene, Lucy Sue, Amber, Rasputia Lattimore, Angel, Gramps, and Chief. I’m stuck on a name for this one.
    Mastermold likes this.

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    I wanted that bass ;) Nice score! I don’t doubt it just sings! :bassist:
  8. Linnin


    Jul 19, 2012
    Linningrad, Earth
    Don't pick a lame name.
    Ace Of Bass likes this.
  9. I won’t. I want it to have more of a traditional name. My late grandmother’s name was Hattie. For some reason that is sticking with me.
    EatS1stBassist likes this.
  10. F02E4490-7534-4F25-8B65-92BF2F49CDA6.jpeg 4ED8ED85-D7C2-48BA-8D04-7E03EDE2CD81.jpeg I dunno if I like it more with or without the ash trays?! I have them on my 51 RI. But my 58 RI doesn’t. Thoughts?
    Crusher47 likes this.
  11. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Awesome! Congrats!
    MoeTown1986 likes this.
  12. Thanks!!
  13. mojomike001

    mojomike001 Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2013
    South Florida
    Split the difference. Leave the bridge cover on since it stays out of the way and take the pickup cover off since it gets in the way.
    Beautiful bass, by the way. I was admiring it in the classifieds.
  14. IPA


    May 5, 2010
    Awesome color! Can't ever go wrong with a P.
    MoeTown1986 likes this.
  15. I was admiring it, too! Never thought I’d end up with it. I realized Jon only lived about an hour from me. Which made me want it even more. But, being recently divorced and trying to sell my house, funds weren’t there. I sent it to my new girlfriend and she fell in love with it too. She texted me back and said “we’re going to the bank Saturday, I have enough in savings.” She’s a keeper!
  16. mojomike001

    mojomike001 Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2013
    South Florida
    That's a terrific girlfriend! Enjoy!
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  17. Clarence :thumbsup:
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  18. 7C5D13E0-2C21-456F-9DA4-E3B33DB422C3.jpeg Here’s the ‘59 and ‘57 duo. They’ll have their first gig together with my country band on thursday!
    Last edited: May 16, 2018
  19. joinercape


    Dec 22, 2007
    Great color, awesome bass, enjoy it!
    Pbassmanca and MoeTown1986 like this.
  20. shupe13


    May 17, 2011
    Central Indiana

    Love the color!!
    MoeTown1986 likes this.
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