Sting bass stolen last week, 51 P stolen a few years ago

Discussion in 'Lost & Stolen Gear' started by Steve 1100, Jun 21, 2008.


  1. Steve 1100

    Steve 1100

    Sep 5, 2007
    Dallas Texas
    I figured that while I am posting about my Sting bass that got stolen last week, I would repost my previous loss of my USA Custom Guitars 51 P / Tele bass.

    The Sting bass features:
    • chrome removed from all hardware
    • body refinished with nitrocellulose lacquer
    • bridge cover and holes where pickup cover was installed
    • neck is sanded down with vintge amber tint on the headstock
    • "Sting" inlay has been removed and my initials "SFB" painted on the 12th fret
    • Custom leather strap with initials "SFB" was in the Fender gig bag when the bass was stolen

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  2. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    I'll keep an eye out in Houston/Galveston.. :( That really sucks, man. I hate thieves.
     
  3. meowcow

    meowcow

    Jun 18, 2008
    Scarborough, ON
    Umm must be a pretty content thief...
     
  4. Steve 1100

    Steve 1100

    Sep 5, 2007
    Dallas Texas
    Long story short is that the Dallas PD caught the guy, and he still had our stuff. Dude made a confesson, and told the cops where everything (bass and 2 fiddles, from the Dallas robbery) was.

    I wish that the SAPD could have stumbled upon all the other stuff..
     
  5. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    :hyper::hyper::hyper:

    That's awesome! Hope the perp gets to room with Big Otis...I hear Big Otis is looking for a new wife! ;) :D:D:D

    Congrats on getting your bass back!
     
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