The Magnificent Seven (Basses)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bmusic, Jul 21, 2021 at 4:48 PM.


  1. 1974 Precision

  2. 1986 AVRI '57 Precision

  3. EBMM StingRay Classic

  4. Road Worn Jazz (with the MJT refin)

  5. Ricky 4003S (with the neck toaster)

  6. 1976 Mustang

  7. Rob Allen Deep4

  8. sell them all and go live in an ashram

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  1. bmusic

    bmusic

    Oct 22, 2017
    Los Angeles
    So my wife convinced me to buy her a new house (NHD, yay!), and lo, it came to pass that there occurred a Great Unloading of Gear. All told, five basses went out the door, and in their place...retractable screen doors, electrician's fees, septic tank work.

    The last sale (I awoke to the Reverb email this morning) kind of hurt, in a "what? I still had that posted for sale?" way, so I find myself wanting to stand firm for a while with seven basses that I really love.

    That being said, I don't intend to die (whenever that shall be) with seven basses in my possession, and since everybody loves a poll, I put this to the community: which bass would you sell next?

    74P.jpg 57AVRI.jpg MusicMan.jpg RWJazz.jpg RicBETTER.jpg Mustain.jpg RobAllen.jpg
     
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  2. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    Montreal
    Well....


    I'd sell the Ric'..... 'cause I don't like 'em....
     
  3. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    I'd keep the '74 P, '76 Mustang and maybe the Rob Allen.
     
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  4. Volker Kirstein

    Volker Kirstein Blippy the Wonder Slug Supporting Member

    The Mustang. :roflmao: To me.
     
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  5. bmusic

    bmusic

    Oct 22, 2017
    Los Angeles
    You get me. I could totally see it being down to those three one day.
     
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  6. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Australia
    Since you asked, I'd sell them all. The one I dislike least is the SR, but it's still a string short.
     
  7. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    I think you should just die with 7.
     
  8. chriscarcinogen

    chriscarcinogen

    Nov 16, 2008
    The City
    I would sell them all except for:

    The '74 P bass, unless it weighs too much.

    The Ric 4003 S, because I think the 4003 with big inlays and binding looks too "busy."

    The Mustang which appears to be refinished so you may not receive more money than what it's worth to you.
     
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  9. MYLOWFREQ

    MYLOWFREQ Supporting Member

    May 13, 2011
    Sell the rick, mustang, and the heaviest p. Keep the rest.
     
  10. Sometimes, there is nothing worse than needing to be a responsible adult. Good on your looking-after your family.
     
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  11. Dabndug

    Dabndug Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2017
    Somewhere in Oz
    Cool collection! I'd sell the Mustang, 4003S, and '76 P, but I'd probably cry as each one went.
     
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  12. el murdoque

    el murdoque

    Mar 10, 2013
    Germany
    I'd sell the one with the relic job.
     
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  13. Yul Brynner
     
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  14. lowdownthump

    lowdownthump

    Jul 17, 2004
    Nice collection. 7 is the number of perfection and completion.Keep them all.
    You did good. :thumbsup:
     
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  15. Bleecker

    Bleecker Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2006
    Etown NY. USA
    I picked the Rob Allen... good luck with everything!

    That reflection on the pic is cool, that would make an awesome finish...

    Cheers!
     
  16. Shorelinegold

    Shorelinegold Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2017
    All things considered, I'd rather be in Philly
    No one in their right mind would pay me to endorse them....
    I voted Stingray, only because I don't particularly like them (well made, just not my thing). Having said that, perhaps we should have a thread titled: "Which bass would you like to be buried with?"
     
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  17. luciens

    luciens

    Feb 9, 2020
    All of em. The Rick might be the one I'd miss, so if I could keep one the Rick would be it for me.

    L
     
  18. alack

    alack

    Nov 20, 2000
    Florida
    I’d be keeping all four Fenders. Not just because they are Fenders. Each is a unique example of some of their most iconic instruments. All four look like lifers to me.
     
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  19. kmon

    kmon Supporting Member

    May 11, 2009
    Austin, TX
    I'd keep the Ric and 74 P
     
  20. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    keep the fretless..... and maybe one fretted instrument. :D
     
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