Sterling picture's, here!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by CrawlingEye, Sep 10, 2001.

  1. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
  2. cool bass CE, i like the painted headstock, it works well with the maple board, i hope you and her get on together,

    unlike that hussie of a yamaha at the music store, sorry just thinking out loud,

    i can't give you too much praise

    [wisper voice on]

    i think the 5's listening behind the door, shhhhhsss

    [wisper voice off]

    sorry man, i'm in a funny mood today, like i said shes a beaut, i hope she plays as good as she looks.

  3. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania

    Saying she plays as good as she looks is an understatment. She looks incredible, IMO atleast...
    And sounds, and feels twice as good. :)
  4. chipmolter

    chipmolter Guest

    Aug 27, 2001
    Baltimore, MD
    Man, that's a nice looking bass. Congratulations!
  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Very nice!!!!! The matching headstock should be standard on all of their basses. :)
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  6. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Great bass, CE. Too bad it has those fret thingies, though. :)
  7. Very nice looking.

    BTW, is that a Danelectro Daddy-O pedal next to your amp? If it is, I'm sorry.

    Rock on
  8. very snazzy. i'm not a fan of the colored headstocks, but the white is better than the rest of them. enjoy 'er!
  9. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania

    Yeah, the effects are a Danelectro Daddy-O, Boss Bass Overdrive (Od-3), Bass Zoom 506.

    The Daddy-O I use for guitar, and I don't really play guitar much, the guitarist to my current band sucks, so I have to make guitar parts for him. :)
  10. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania

    Actually, I was debating getting a Sterling fretless, I think maybe a few years down the road... Lined Sterling Fretless? :)

    Yeah... I wasn't quite sure of the colored headstock, but I actually like it quite a bit. :)

    Yeah, I agree, I'm quite glad I got the matching headstock, now. :)

    In some of the pictures I took it looks like it's a really light white, but it's actually not all that bright, and not all that dull... I don't know... It's just a lot less of a bright shade of white... than the picture leads you to believe. :)
  11. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Hey CE,
    My SR 5 is white, with matching headstock, white pearl guard, and white PU cover. I love it, man! If it didn't have that pau ferro board, it would definitley get lost in a snowstorm. Enjoy that Sterling.
  12. Wow! All white and shiny!! Very nice!! :)

    Mind you, lovely though it is (and the matching headstock is very nice), I have to say I prefer mine! .... even if it is a bit grubby now.

    So now you've shown me yours, I'll show you mine!... ;)

    hope you can spot the lovely figuring on the neck


    (sorry I haven't got any photos of my bass without me!)
  13. air_leech


    Sep 1, 2000
    congrats CE.
    may the Sterling bring you years of toneful happines and end your quest for the perfect tone (and then you'll buy more basses just for the fun of it).
  14. Man that looks nice, Crawling. Now I have to start my Musicman withdrawal therapy all over again.
    Enjoy it!
    Mike J.
  15. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania

    It's a maple board, actually... It probably would get lost in a snow storm, except for the black/white/black pickgaurd. ;)

    A side note: The only Sterling's made with pau ferro 'boards are the Fretlesses. :)

    Your picture didn't quite load... Perhaps you could just post a link to the picture?

    And, I don't see a problem with you being in the picture... Although, than again, I don't see the picture! :D

    Thanks, it's already brought me more than enough hapiness. Rest assure it'll be in my hands for a very, very , long time. :)

    I'm tellin' you! Don't get mad because you don't have one... Go get one! :)
  16. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I woulda gone with a black headstock to match the pickgaurd. Other than that...Nice one!
  17. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    I was thinking about that... But I think that'd make it look like one of the cars that consists of 5 different colors. :)

    And thanks. :)
  18. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Thanks... Now that I've had her for a while, I think the E and A strings are a little too strong sounding... I think it might not be such a bad idea to lower the pup so it evens the sound out a little. :)

    Only thing I'd consider changing. I probably won't even do that though.
  19. catwig1


    Mar 4, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    CrawlingEye, Bitchin' :) bass. The matching headstock adds class to a hella :) classy instrument. If you like white basses look at this


    "You guys are giving terminal GAS"