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Pics showing you and your very 1st bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JIO, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Pacifica CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    I've seen a few players post pics holding their 1st bass (think the classic pic of Jaco proudly holding his new 66' Jazz in front of his house) and thought it would be cool to see your similar pics. Maybe you only have a 'live' shot, but if you have the "new proud owner" shot, the pic that was taken the day you got it - that is preferable.

    The pic of me and my new 64' T-bird II that I'm posting unfortunately wasn't my 1st bass, (the 4th?) but was taken w/an SX-70 camera the day I received it in 1978. I don't have a pic of me and my 1st bass - cameras weren't invented yet :p

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    Dec 21, 2001
    Boise, ID
    i'll play. lol. 1st bass. got it in 1982. fame pbass copy.

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  3. Wud


    Apr 11, 2009
    They are some dirty drums your aiming for there.
  4. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    1987, 20 years old:

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  5. Big_Daddy


    Nov 24, 2010
    Central Alberta
    Fourteen years old.
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  6. My first bass was a Harmony P bass, given to me by an uncle. There are some pics, but it's pre-digital camera days and i don't own a scanner.

    Here's the first bass i bought on my own, a '95 Ibanez ATK300 that i bought in 2000.

    Here's a pic from a show on tour in 2001, in St. Louis:

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  7. GtenderG

    GtenderG Supporting Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    1979... Still have that PBass

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  8. danomite64


    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    Hondo P-bass.

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  9. Marton


    Sep 20, 2005
    Here's me around 2001, with my Renegade P bass copy !

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  10. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Take Al out, and photoshop my fatass in behind the T-40, and that'll about do it!

    (I miss my T-40!)
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  11. danomite64


    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    My first REAL P-bass (after 2 years of slumming it on the Hondo):

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  12. VincentGrim

    VincentGrim Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2008
    MiM Fender P-Bass, pre mods.

  13. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    I'd call this my first real bass. I had a short-scale bass-like-object before that. I'm thinking this is from about '89 or so. I was a pup. Note the Kasino SnakeEyes goodness in the back resting on a lovely matching sparkle-flake 215. Oh Ya!!

  14. Dude!

    Are you rocking Dogpile Bondage Pants?!

    I had a red pair and a green pair back in the 90s :D

  15. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2009
    Los Angeles California
    I think your guitar player in that pic has the same guitar def leppards guitarist used some Ibanez, he kind alooks the the same to.

  16. Fresh Eddie

    Fresh Eddie

    Nov 13, 2008
    Ibanez Destroyer?


    Dec 21, 2001
    Boise, ID
    yep, ibanez destroyer. cool guitars.

    i think those drum heads were from the 60's and just flipped over. lol.


  18. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Pacifica CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    Great pic! This is exactly the type of pic I'm after - "me and my 1st bass!:hyper:" More please!
  19. kcole4001


    Oct 7, 2009
    Nova Scotia
    Our guitar player has that same Destroyer.
  20. ransombass


    Dec 16, 2008
    Tulsa, Ok
    A Carvin fretless 4-string through a Peavey TNT130. I was about 17yrs old.