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NBD: Hair metal is back sucka!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tommygunn, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    After a week of waiting on UPS she is here!!!

    It actually has a really good funk/motown sound with the flats. It is buzzy so with the tone up I get steve harris clack!! Score!

    Anyways, sorry for the bad pic. My dad took the pic with the blackberry, real pics to come. Had to get a quick one, I know you guys.

    Anyways, Enjoy!

  2. nice! I have one too, almost exactly the same, but my head nut is a bit different. I bet yours is a year or two later model than mine. I have flats on her too. Mine has the strap button right on the body, soap bar pickups. Are those soapbars on yours? They look kinda like J's from the pic.
  3. Buchada Azeda

    Buchada Azeda

    Mar 25, 2009
  4. Yes! finally my hair is fashionable!

    Sweet bass man
  5. mikeddd


    Nov 12, 2009
    San Antonio, TX
    Ya'know, it really warms my heart to see today's younger generation talking and PLAYING Mowtown and Metal (odd combination to non-bass players, but we know better). That you know when you hear "Steve Harris Clack" is just icing on the cake, my friend. :)

    Soul/Funk/Mowtown bass sounds came to being in the 60's/70's/early 80's. Classic Metal bass sounds were all 80's...even the latter was before your birthdate. That you wanna rock'em all speaks volumes about your coolness factor. It's way off the scale, man. Keep rockin'!
  6. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    Neat bass.
  7. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Soaps... I'm thinking about barts, as I'm the biggest EMG fan. The nut has a single ball adaptor on it, aftermarket.



    It's funny, I was going between (faux) maiden lines and keepin it on the 1 (my Bootsy inspired improv lines) and black sabboth lines everytime!

    It was:

    ect ect haha great bass!


    Aug 21, 2006
  9. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Spirits have super resale value.
  10. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    If you'r joking... I don't care. :D I got it really really cheap and will never get rid of it. I have a hard time getting rid of stuff, even really useless crap! :p
  11. My very first bass was a Steinberger knockoff by Cort. I have kind of a warm spot for those headless basses, though these days I prefer to have a big, heavy head on the end of the neck. I sold it about 10 or 15 years ago, I guess. I don't really keep basses much longer than about a decade, for some reason.
  12. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Rock on, Brother Tommy....Rock on !

    Congrats !
  13. thwump64


    Feb 2, 2010
    Oshawa, ON
    Nice. If you ever wanna get rid of it... :ninja:
  14. king_biscuit

    king_biscuit Supporting Member

    May 21, 2006
    Nice, but that is not really a hair metal bass. Eighties pop and progressive rock yes, hair metal not really
  15. Very cool. I've always wanted to try one of those.
  16. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    They are a pretty sweet design

    I will... *epicly bowing head


    It was the jist of it... :D

    For sub-$400 it is a great bass! (Got it for way way sub-$400)
  17. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
  18. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    That may be the first time I've seen someone make a Steiny look big :D Looks nice- the furniture behind your couch looks pretty swell too.
  19. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Not kidding. I've seen them sell used higher than the original purchase price.
  20. Tommygunn


    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx

    Wow thats mega sexy... doubt I'll ever sell it though! :rolleyes:

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