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Show me faded and worn basses!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by semborg, Sep 12, 2005.


  1. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Used to be sunburst.

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  2. csholtmeier

    csholtmeier

    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    '82 G&L. Besides the obvious wear, the finish is completely checked. I've never played another bass with so huge a sound.

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  3. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    ::waits for 100+ pictures of Jaco's bass::
     
  4. Audiophage

    Audiophage

    Jan 9, 2005
    And probably Tommy Shannon too.
     
  5. csholtmeier

    csholtmeier

    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    It does kinda look that way! Actually it's just sweaty hair swinging a weird way...
     
  6. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas

    No..I ....I think it's a mullet. :p
     
  7. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    My 70's P-bass

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    P.S. That does look like a mullet, but if you look closely you can see the rest of the hair flying above his head. hehe
     
  8. My faithful warhorse, the finish has yellowed which gives the walnut a warm glow, a few (little) dings, the brass is worn all over the place, the controls are well used and there's a whole lotta fingerprints (mine) on the pickups. I just love this bass!

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  9. narcopolo

    narcopolo

    Sep 12, 2005
    richmond, va
    <img src="http://www.elderly.com/images/books/220/49-695506.jpg"</a>
     
  10. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

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    Neck date of 12/64. I bought it in that condition in the early 80's (it's now owned by a family member). The back is much more chewed up... don't have a pic of that available.
     
  11. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Ferndale MI.
    Artist: Xotic Basses/AccuGroove
    It's kinda hard to see, but it's the last on on the wall next to the EUB.
    Early 70's Jazz, modded to hell, re-necked 3 three times ( :eek: ), beat to hell (been thru a few tours national and inter- and more club dates than I can remember) and still plays/sounds freakin' amazing!!
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    I'll shoot a better pix and swap it out later.
     
  12. Hoooch

    Hoooch

    Sep 14, 2005
    That would be Billy Sheehan's old bass from the 80's if im not mistaken? The scalloped frets are a dead give away.