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The Leo Trio (Leo Fender that is)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Quadzilla, Mar 21, 2009.


  1. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Just thought I'd share this cool pic of my Leo Trio:

    1978 Fender (franken) P
    '75 RI (MIJ) Jazz
    '87 EB Musicman Sabre


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  2. Dude, you need a G&L so you can hold the "Four Aces of Basses" ...
     
  3. Jim C

    Jim C Is that what you meant to play or is this jazz? Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Bethesda, MD
    Not so sure Leo would have approved of insturments not made in the US (or at least close by)
     
  4. mobis.fr

    mobis.fr

    Jun 2, 2005
    germany
    that white is still very white... refinish?
     
  5. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    No sir, 100% original. I even have the original tolex case (also in great shape), the paper work, tools, cleaning, etc that came with her new. ;)
     
  6. mobis.fr

    mobis.fr

    Jun 2, 2005
    germany
    nice! :eek::D
     
  7. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    Nice! Come to think of it I have somewhat of a Leo trio of my own, though I think each one of them is a variation that Leo Fender wasn't actually associated with. Would you count this threesome - Precision V, Stingray 5 HH, and MIA Jazz Deluxe V fretless?

    I'll have to take some pictures tonight anyway. I don't have any of the whole family.
     
  8. bh2

    bh2

    Jun 16, 2008
    Oxford, UK
    I too, have a Leo trio... if I can count my mexi P 2002.
     
  9. spideyjg

    spideyjg

    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    I could make too many Leo trios with my herd. Given the plethora of G&L models I have along with a P and the Sabre.

    Lynx015.

    Nice bunch Quad.
     
  10. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    Cool pic... Rasing it up a notch :D...Since this is TB, someone here has to have a Leo Trio that Leo physically could've touched... This would include...

    50's or early 60's Pbass
    an early 60's Jazz bass
    70's or early 80's Sabre/Musicman
    80's G&L

    Just to make it more challenging :eek:

    I have pics of a Leo trio but I can't compete with the originals
     
  11. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Here's my Leo Trio:
    Fender Geddy Lee Neck on MIM J Body
    HPIM6767.

    Music Man StingRay
    HPIM6845.

    L-2000
    Valenti008.
     
  12. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I'm close. My Ray is an 83 and My L2K is an 84.
     
  13. Stealth

    Stealth

    Feb 5, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Nino wins.
    FLAWLESS VICTORY. :smug:
     
  14. bh2

    bh2

    Jun 16, 2008
    Oxford, UK
    Argh! I can only have a Leo duo then.
     
  15. +1 on my call out for the "Four Aces of Basses" that being:

    • A Pre-CBS Precision
    • A Pre-CBS Jazz
    • A Pre-EB Music Man, and
    • A G&L

    If someone can step up with a pic of all these--ORIGINAL, not RI--in one shot, I will humbly bow and genuflect.

    And probably cry and drool.
     
  16. BTW: Quad, Nino & Spidey ... nice Leo Trios, thanks for the pics.
     
  17. spideyjg

    spideyjg

    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    To keep it 100% Leo era the G&L has to be pre-BBE or prior to 91. Hell to be sure 90 or earlier.

    Jim
     
  18. the art guy

    the art guy Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2008
    Iowa
    Hey Quad - nice Franken-P. Glad to see she's being appreciated.

    :bassist:
     
  19. DyerWolf

    DyerWolf

    Jun 3, 2007
    This is dead sexy. What's that color called?
     
  20. BassmanAd

    BassmanAd

    Mar 19, 2008
    UK
    +1 on the four aces. Anybody who can show us the goods must surely be a king (or queen) amongst us mere mortals. :bassist:
     

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