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Show your Elricks...........

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dragonbass, Aug 1, 2003.


  1. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
    I'm really loving my two Elricks, so I was wondering how many other players love them.

    Deluxe 4 w/ Buckeye Burl Maple top......

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    Thanks to Carey Nordstrand for the Amazing picture.
     
  2. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
    Classic 4 Bolt-on......

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    My own attempt at taking a picture.
     
  3. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    I like my Gold Standard 7. Light as a feather, excellent tone.

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  4. Tronictq

    Tronictq

    Jan 23, 2001
    WOW!

    What beautiful instruments! I've never heard of Elricks until now!

    BTW, what are the two switches for?

    -T
     
  5. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    I'll take any excuse to post some pics of mine!

    Elrick Platinum Series Classic 5 Neck Through, Spalted Maple Burl Top & Back, Ash Body, Maple Neck w/Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard

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  6. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
  7. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    one is active/passive switch.
    other is three position mid frequency selector (250/500/800)
     
  8. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
    David,

    I guess you beat me to the answer.
     
  9. Dirty Road Cola

    Dirty Road Cola Guest

    Sep 8, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    Here's my old Elrick which is still ( I think) in the possession of our Geoff St. Germaine:
     
  10. Basso Profoundo

    Basso Profoundo Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Indiana
    Hey, I'm glad your diggin the new Elrick, be careful, that's a fast little neck.
     
  11. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder

    Yeah..I love having two of these around...

    You know.... the neck is the same as my Deluxe 4.

    I have to say THANK YOU again for the heads up on the Classic.

    Now I think I have to find a Singlecut 4 to add to the collection.(or have one built)

    Did you get the strings I sent?
     
  12. Sammy

    Sammy

    Aug 31, 2000
    SoCal
    My Gold Standard 5 strung with DR Fat Beams. ;)
     
  13. Basso Profoundo

    Basso Profoundo Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Indiana
    Yes, I did. Thanks again.
     
  14. My old Elrick, fearured on the Elrick site and now owned by a TB'er:
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    My old Elrick 6 is also owned by a TB'er, but I don't have a photo handy.

    Mike
     
  15. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    whilst we have all the TB elrick owners congregated, I'd like to ask a tone question.

    Maybe it's just the wood combination in my bass, but I find I have to cut the mids 10% @ 250 using the onboard mid control to cut through which is the opposite of what you would normally do.

    Anyone else have similar experiences?

    Don't get me wrong, I love the sound, just find it a bit unusual that the natural sound is so low mid full.
     
  16. superphat

    superphat

    Sep 30, 2001
    mike,
    beautiful ex-bass :D

    just curious, why did you sell 2 elricks?
    i've always wanted to play elrick, and i'm just curious to the pros and cons...

    thanks.
     
  17. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
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    Sammy,

    What a Great looking Quilt top....I like the yellow/gold streaks...
     
  18. superphat,

    I sold the 5 after I bought the 6, and I sold the 6 because I got a hankering for a David King--pretty much the same sort of reason I've sold Wals, Moduluses, Curbows, MTDs, and lots of other nice instruments that I've owned at one time or another. Until recently, I couldn't really afford to own more than one or two nice basses at a time, so I considered myself sort of a "serial collector". ;)

    Mike
     
  19. dragonbass

    dragonbass Commercial User

    Feb 17, 2003
    N.Y.
    Owner/Builder of LoPrinzi Basses.........................................EX-Sadowsky Guitars Builder
    Davidmwilson,

    I have no complaints about the tone from the bass...I look for a very warm sound...I have the bass boosted about 1/4, the treble flat or cut a little, the mids at 250 with a boost of about a 1/4. Also running it active.