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Pics of basses you've SOLD!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Nino Valenti, Feb 17, 2001.


  1. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Alright guys. I know most of us are FULL O'GAS!!!! Which means most of us have bought & sold a ton!!!!! I've seen Pics of new basses, wish lists. Lets see some basses we don't have anymore. Let's remember the past. <a href="http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumIndex?u=1174383&a=11627687"><b>CLICK HERE for 18 pics</b></a> of basses I found that I no longer have. I'll put one of them here. It's a '76 Music Man StingRay. I Miss it SOOOO MUCH. I originall bought it for $650 & sold it for $1000 to buy my first car. (1973 Pontiac LaMans)

    <img src="http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1174383&a=11627687&p=41238478&Sequence=0&res=high">
     
  2. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I sold some good basses over the years, the one I miss the most is a fretless F bass.

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    And that yamaha was a bass that i like but the sound was thin and the construction bad. But I liked the way it played.



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  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    :( Hey, No one keeps pics of basses they've sold? :(
     
  4. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Ok, here's some stuff I unloaded over the year(s) in order of increasing quality:

    This was a Samick Stingray I bought to have a sort of loaner bass. I sold it when I realized no one asks to borrow my stuff anyway.

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    This was my Guild Pilot Pro 5. I got it at a pawn shop and ended up selling it because I hardly played it and had some bills to pay. Hated to let it go, but it's more than adequately replaced by my Warmoth Henderson 5 that's not going anywhere.

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    This was a Tokai Jazz I let go at about the same time as the Guild. I have a fretless just like it advertised in the classifieds a while back, if there are any takers.

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    Finally, the most elaborately constructed bass I ever owned, My Ken Bebensee Conqueror 6-string. It looked better than it sounded, but it looked great, so it sounded pretty darn good. Made me realize I wasn't a 6-string type player (at the time, that may change) plus it looked so expensive, it made me very wary of playing it at a club, so it had to go. What's the use of having a nice instrument if you can't enjoy playing it?

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    Will C.:cool:
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Here's one.
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    I can't seem to find a picture of of a Westone Quantum or a Westone Pantera 5 anywhere.
     
  6. basslax

    basslax

    Apr 20, 2000
    Washington, DC
    Will you play URB? Ive never seen you post on the 'other side'. here is my Ibanez GSR100 (what a joke)

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    that bass was a mistake, i cant even describe the awful sound..not like a p at all..hmmm..
     
  7. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    I sold this one recently. 1997 ErnieBall Stingray
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    And bought this one.1977 MusicMan Stinray:D
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  8. gweimer

    gweimer

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Well, here's a couple of them. The Fender paid my rent for a few years, but I sold it in favor of my old Epiphone. Maybe I'll scan some photos of the others when I get a chance. Oddly enough, it's the Guild that I wish I had hung onto more than the Fender:

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  9. Hey Big Wheel, I was seriously considering that KB just a few months ago, just the price holding me back. What was it about the sound that you didn't like?
     
  10. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Well, Jon, it sounded kinda thin. The other thing that annoyed me, if memory serves, is that the c string kept going overboard (meaning over the fingerboard). That and the paranoia factor did it in for me. Top notch workmanship, though.

    Will C.:cool:
     
  11. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    I'll only regret selling this looker until I take home my Lightwave
     
  12. Here are a couple basses I sold over the summer in order to get my Lakland 55-94.

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    <img src="http://www.hevanet.com/sskelly/Carvinfront.JPG">

    <font color=green>Carvin LB75</font>
     
  13. Thumper

    Thumper Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Layton, UT
    I sold my maple board dlx55 Lakland, and kept the rosewood board. It worked so much better for me. Used the $ to buy "the one" my Roscoe LG-3005. Sorry for the "in action" photo, it is the only one I have scanned of this bass.

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  14. RAM

    RAM

    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Well, sorry for not having any pictures of this bass, but I sold a 1994 Modulus Quantum (2 pickups) with EMGs. It had a green flame top.

    Sold it for my Spector NS-4 with a red stain and haven't looked back:D