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Show me faded and worn basses!

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

  1. I want to see!
  2. tplyons


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

  3. 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.

  4. Nice mullet. :D
  5. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

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


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


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


    Aug 8, 2004

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


    Aug 1, 2005
    My 70's P-bass


    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
  10. 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!

  11. narcopolo


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

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member


    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.
  13. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    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!!
    I'll shoot a better pix and swap it out later.
  14. 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.