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The official "Show your basses" thread part 15!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by smperry, Aug 30, 2011.


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  1. smperry

    smperry Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
  2. CrustyRusty

    CrustyRusty

    Apr 16, 2009
    Colorado
    New guy here.. hey all!
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  3. BassAgent

    BassAgent

    Dec 2, 2003
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Official Artist: Eich Amplification
    Woo! New full collection post! :p

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  4. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
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  5. J.Nuno

    J.Nuno

    Aug 8, 2010
    Portugal
    So..... do you like Fenders?
    :)
    Nice family!
     
  6. BBQV

    BBQV

    Feb 13, 2010
    Uppsala, Sweden
    Thought I share my latest creations with the world...

    I wanted a Precision '55 and couldn't afford neither a CS nor the real deal so I built one. Two friends from the Swedish forum Prata Bas .se - Sveriges basforum, elbasforum och kontrabasforum, Marcbass and Olja, gave me a hand finishing and relicing the body.


    The other one I built for the Swedish bass player Rockis Ivarsson. We've been sharing ideas for almost three years and it finally came together this summer. He wanted it to feel like a Precision, look like a scrollhead and sound like a Thunderbird. The pickups are made by another friend from the same forum, Evilbiker.
     

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  7. roden

    roden

    Aug 30, 2011
    Sweden,Uppsala
    breaking my TB virginity

    Sx Jazz bass copy (Sjb62 i think) modified with a brass nut the old one died on me... did quit fit the old hole so had to cut away some rosewood, make 4 holes in the nick for the adjustment screws, Also mounted a pickguard when i got it lacked one...
    its an illusion in the picture at the Pguard between neck and neck Pup
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    Rockbass by warwick streamer 4, old series...
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  8. Texan

    Texan 667 Neighbor of the Beast.

    Aug 15, 2004
    Houston, TX
    I need more...:D

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  9. FC Bass

    FC Bass Alembic and Mesa/Boogie junkie

    Jun 9, 2006
    Holland
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    That's:
    2010 Alembic Custom Elan 5
    2006 Alembic Custom fretless Spalted Maple - Just upgraded to signature electronics (not in pic)
    1990 Alembic Elan Quilted Maple Stormburst finish
    1988 Alembic Spoiler Coco Bolo
    1983 Alembic Spoiler Koa, refinished: Black
    1991 Fender Prodigy with Alembic pickups and electronics
     
  10. The newest two:

    small. lg3005-1.

    Roscoe LG2000 & LG3005 fretless.

    Oh, and the Flea.
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  12. Frankiebass59

    Frankiebass59

    Feb 1, 2008
    Kansas
    My toys:
     
  13. My latest build.

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    My personal Leo Fender tribute, loosely based on his Jazz Bass design.
    Lefty fanned 5 string, 32 to 36 inch scale, Delano pickups, EMG electronics, various brands of other hardware, and lots of elbow grease.
     
  14. The family.
     

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  15. TomAwesome

    TomAwesome

    Sep 1, 2011
    Very nice, blablas!
     
  16. Mister Ed

    Mister Ed

    Apr 9, 2011
    MA
    +1, that's awesome. Did you do a build-thread, blablas?
     
  17. No, I only took a few pictures during the building and what I've got is not detailed enough for a build thread, it started out as quick and dirty project to see if liked a fanned fret board.
     
  18. TomAwesome

    TomAwesome

    Sep 1, 2011
    What's the verdict so far? Is a 4" fan comfortable?
     
  19. It's not uncomfortable, needs getting used to, but the string tension feels good and the B sounds terrific compared to a 34 and a 35 inch scale B.
     



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