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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by NewtoBass33, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. NewtoBass33


    May 25, 2011
    A few weeks ago I posted a thread talking about needing a new bass and not being able to afford one and why I lost my first one. http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f8/i-miss-my-bass-guitar-929275/
    Anyway that day I got a messege from greg saying he had a bass for me if I didnt mind short scale. I dont since my last was a 22 fret Cort Bass. This one is 20 and I love it.
    It is my favorite neck i have ever played on because of the thin profile of it. I have yet to play it through an amp (bought one from a friend and have to go pick it up.)
    He modded this one by putting a pick up in the bridge position. Anyway Greg is a great guy and I am absolutely grateful for this as he sent it 100% free of charge!!!!! This is what it looks like. I will post a pic of me playing it as soon as I find my camera!
    V (His pic not mine) V
  2. Congratz dude, I'm glad there are still good people out there that are willing to help others out.
  3. +1. Restores a little of my faith in humanity. That's great, and kudos HDRacer.

  4. NewtoBass33


    May 25, 2011
    It is honestly the coolest thing anyone has ever done for me. It restores my faith in humanity as a whole.
  5. Dean N

    Dean N Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Great story. It's always good to see that there are good people that do generous things like this.

    Pay it forward. :cool:
  6. Luckie


    Jan 1, 2010
    Northfield MN
    Greg is indeed a great guy, try asking him for a free motorcycle next...
  7. shackled


    Jun 25, 2009
    Western NY

    Another reason I enjoy TB.

    Remember to pay it forward when you are presented with the opportunity.
  9. bassinplace


    Dec 1, 2008
    That was most gracious of him. Congrats to you and kudos to hdracer. Enjoy and take care of it.
  10. wilfred


    Jun 17, 2012
    Killer enjoy!
  11. NewtoBass33


    May 25, 2011
    I really like this Bass, it is probably my favorite Guitar I have owned of any kind.
    I really like how the neck plays. I am hoping to learn how to play NIRVANAs entire catalog of songs and some other Grunge/Alternative stuff. I have learned part of IN BLOOM already which is one of my favorite songs! Thanks guys!!!
  12. Alex1984


    Jan 16, 2010
    Congrats! And hdracer is a real class act for doing this!
  13. giacomini


    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    NICE!!! :D

  14. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    Upstate NY, USA
    Raising a glass to HD right now! Awesome thing to do for someone.
  15. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

  16. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2009
    Los Angeles California
    Wow thats pretty awesome, even sending it free and all-take care of it.

    Makes me think maybe its time for a few bass give aways for the holiday season, there were a few years back here.
  17. HDRacer, you are the man! Wow, talk about being generous! Amazing!

    - Jimmy Rage
  18. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    Wow! A real class act. The world needs more people like HDRacer.
  19. wednesdayagain


    Sep 28, 2012
    Very nice. Both the bass and HDracer.
  20. WoodyG3


    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    Right on!