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Somebody stole my Kay!

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

  1. bwbass


    May 6, 2002
    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?



    Before tape removal:

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

    Attached Files:

  2. purfektstranger


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


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

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