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Somebody stole my Kay!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bwbass, Aug 6, 2012.


  1. bwbass

    bwbass

    May 6, 2002
    WA
    Had it for two weeks. Played exactly one gig with it, made exactly one recording with it.

    When I got it, there was 40-year old masking tape covering the neck, the action was 3/8" off the deck, the nut slots were too shallow, the floating bridge's position was about 1/4" off, and the one of the two mismatched tuners was a left mounted upside down on the right and it tuned backwards.

    Spent two days with a bottle of goo-gone scraping the tape off, shimmed the neck, re-cut the nut slots, corrected the intonation, and replaced the mismatched tuners.

    The day I fixed the intonation and got the tape off is the day it got swiped, from a booth at a club we went to after the gig.

    Why, universe, why?

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    Before tape removal:
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    Feel free to print a flyer out and post it if you live in the Puget Sound area.
     

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  2. purfektstranger

    purfektstranger

    Apr 10, 2003
    Canada
    There are some real scumbags out there. Hope you get it back.
     
  3. bwbass

    bwbass

    May 6, 2002
    WA
    Thanks, I've got my fingers crossed!
     

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