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Pickguard for Fender Mike Dirnt

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Brotha Chris, Dec 25, 2004.


  1. got mine for Christmas today...

    how do i go about ordering a different pickguard for it? it's not the orthodox pickguard for a p-bass and it's really kinda gettin to me...
     
  2. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    You should check www.warmoth.com

    Congrats on you new bass, how do you like it?
     
  3. love it so far... though i havent played it thru my system yet. snowstorm has me shut in to where i can't get out to get it from my church.

    feels great... i've never played a precision before. very easy transition though. plus mike dirnt just rocks all over the place. thanks for the tip bro.
     
  4. FireAarro

    FireAarro

    Aug 8, 2004
    austr-
    Warmoth doesn't make replacement guards for that style, maybe pickguards.us, but I'm not sure if the holes will line up exactly or not?
     
  5. yeah i found that out once i visisted the site... i'll try out the new site. thanks...
     
  6. wwittman

    wwittman

    Apr 21, 2004
    Westchester, NY
    I just posted this somewhere else here, but...
    I agree Mike Dirnt "rocks'... except that on this new record (which otherwise sounds great) he sounds lousy.

    I find myself wondering if the move to Fender has ruined his sound.
     
  7. rx jr.

    rx jr.

    May 10, 2004
    Brooklyn
    i think WD music has better selection than Warmoth. mike dirnt basses look so sweet.
     
  8. Johnny Alien

    Johnny Alien Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2003
    Harrisburg, PA, USA
    "I find myself wondering if the move to Fender has ruined his sound."

    Considering he used a Precision bass on all recordings after Kerplunk (inlcuding almost all of Dookie) I would say that has nothing to do with it.

    I am also fairly positive that he did not use Fender amps in the studio because they came out after the recording was done.

    I know many ave argued about the use of the Fender on Dookie but I have an interview with him where he clearly states that is what he used even though he was still using the G3 live.
     
  9. UnDoNe

    UnDoNe

    Dec 6, 2002
    UK
    i think he used the G-3 on Insomniac and moved onto P-basses for Nimrod. I've read an interview where he says his G-3 didn't sound good for the new songs (of Nimrod)...and his G-3 had been broken by Tre' by that time anyhoot.
     
  10. Korey

    Korey

    Oct 29, 2003
    Lexington, KY
    Brotha Chris, I dig he MD sig too. Bought one about a month ago i guess. I got to talk to Mike about his basses when they played in Louisville a couple of months ago. He told me that he used the grabber and the p on dookie, but mostly the P. Tre Cool broke the Grabber after recording that cd, and he never found on that he liked as well, so he went to the vintage P basses. I also talked to Billie about his guitars. He used to exclusively play "blue" his frankenstein strat, but latly I've seen him with a casino. He said blue was "hurt" and thats all he had to say about that. It would suck if both blue and Mike's G3 where destroyed, becaue those two instruments are the tools that created the music that made me a musician.

    On a side note, how is the weather up in C-town? I go to UK in Lexington. We barley got anything here, just a very little bit of ice. I was in Louisville for christmas, and there we got at leats 8 inched of loose ice. It looked like snow, but it was hard as a rock. My roomate here at UK is from Carrolton, graduated from carrol co. in '03.
     
  11. wwittman

    wwittman

    Apr 21, 2004
    Westchester, NY
    BIG diff on THIS record though... much less click and definition on the bass guitar
     
  12. wwittman

    wwittman

    Apr 21, 2004
    Westchester, NY
    BIG diff on THIS record though... much less click and definition on the bass guitar...
    Perhaps I should have not said "moved to Fender..."
    I'm wondering more if he moved to his signature model for this record and that's what makes it muddy
     
  13. SpacedOut

    SpacedOut

    Jan 3, 2005
    Scotland

    I did notice that, unfortunately I have not had a chance to try out his sig bass to find out.