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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by philthygeezer, Mar 5, 2021.


  1. philthygeezer

    philthygeezer

    May 22, 2002
  2. When I worked at Gibson, several axes a day would wind up just like that. After painting, and maybe some partial assembly, a flaw would be detected that was over the 'go/no-go' cost threshold to economically fix, and would go back to the white wood shop to the big bandsaw and end up just like that, albeit stripped of all hardware, strings, etc. first.
     
  3. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Australia
    Put it in a glass case and sell it as an art piece for $50k.
     
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  4. XLunacy

    XLunacy

    Nov 28, 2013
    France
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    I'd double-check that :bag:
     

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  5. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    temperamental? :laugh:
     
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  6. Good thing they labelled it as "non-functioning" :thumbsup:
     
  7. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    That is empirical evidence his/her ex knew a little about bandsaws.
     
  8. J_Bass

    J_Bass

    Feb 7, 2008
    Porto, Portugal
    Nice travel bass.
     
  9. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Somebody has a sense of humor!:D
     
  10. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    Might be as simple as “self-insured”? If it’s a damaged or sub-standard finished product maybe it costs them less than paying a tech to remove all the parts, test and verify they are new and useable and more importantly, advise some dealer that the next guitar they order may include not new parts. This way they are protected from substandard products in the market. I’d guess some employee snuck this out.
     
  11. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    A bit of gorilla glue and some nails and you'd never know there was a problem.

    Or just play it as is.
     
  12. SLPimp

    SLPimp An Injury to One is an Injury to All Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2020
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    That bass is a cut above the rest.
     
  13. 2groggy

    2groggy

    Jan 17, 2015
    Toronto, Canada
    That'll buff out.

    That's actually across town from me. I wonder what the parts are worth.
     
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  14. Dominic DeCosa

    Dominic DeCosa Habitual Line-Stepper Commercial User

    Mar 9, 2008
    Winter Park, Florida
    DiCosimo Audio
    Happy wife, happy life.
     
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  15. SLPimp

    SLPimp An Injury to One is an Injury to All Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2020
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Not that much.
     
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  16. 2groggy

    2groggy

    Jan 17, 2015
    Toronto, Canada
    C-mon, it has a perfectly good truss rod cover;)
     
  17. Cheaper to ship it that way??
    Still 33 loonies though:(
     
  18. bassdude51

    bassdude51 "You never even called me by my name." Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    Chain saw accident. Dude had his bass on a stand sitting in the yard as he was sawing a tree.........ooooppps!

    Either that or Wendy O Williams got a hold of it. (She's dead now.) There are better photos but they break TB rules.

    Deleted Google Image to be on the safe side. You can look them up yourself on Google.
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2021
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  19. chadds

    chadds

    Mar 18, 2000
    That’ll buff out.
     
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  20. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I saw that coming.
     
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