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The official "Show your basses" thread part 19!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by smperry, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. EdBo


    May 10, 2015
    Springfield, Ohio
    *Peace be with You*
    Added character.;):thumbsup:;)
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  2. Ellery


    Mar 25, 2015
    Yeah that's all I could figure. Unless he's referring to number of strings.
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  3. MovinTarget


    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    I think they are all passive, though the one on the right has black knobs over a black pickguard so I'm not 100% sure...
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  4. crucislancer

    crucislancer Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2009
    Coeur d'Alene, ID
    New family pic with my recent addition:

    Left to right: Precision Deluxe Special Edition, Nate Mendel Precision, MiM Geddy Lee Jazz, American Performer Jazz.
  5. 1bassplayinfool

    1bassplayinfool -Nowhere Man- Supporting Member

    20190305_003532. NBD
  6. That one does indeed have EMG's in it. No active preamp though.
    The "P" pickup is the theme...
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  7. MovinTarget


    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    Awwwww I spent all night trying to come up with more obscure "common" themes:

    • They are all made of some combination of wood, metal, plastic, and magnets
    • All the pickups are black
    • They are all grouped together in a single room, of a particular domicile, located on some planet (Earth? I make no assumptions!)

    ...can I sleep now?
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  8. By all means do. I slept very well last night.....
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  9. BlueShox

    BlueShox Registered Turtle Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2007
    West Columbia, SC
    I know plenty of people make "what bass is this" threads, but I feel like this should be a pretty quick spot for you guys. I've been digging this Jaguar-ish bass that I've seen the bass player/singer for The Dangerous Summer using on his last few tours. Just curious what it is.



  10. bassmike2010


    May 28, 2010
    Beautiful. Had one of those back inna day. Was worried the peghead>bridge angle
    would cause winding damage but always seemed to stay in tune and being as
    Steinberger's were en vogue at the time, it was a fun distraction. Wish I still had it.
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  11. Dream Studios - AJ Perdomo - The Dangerous Summer
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  12. MovinTarget


    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    That one looks a bit different from the one on the website, it has 2 MM pups...
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2019
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  13. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    Lakland Artist Endorser
    A completed pair of P's I am very happy with. The Yin and Yang of the emblyRealm, I give you GoodBass and BadBass..........


  14. J_Bass


    Feb 7, 2008
    Porto, Portugal

    What pickguard is that?? Beautiful!!
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  15. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    Lakland Artist Endorser
    One of a kind from a guy in Texas, eBay handle tubb777. Hand tooled leather and it fit perfectly, even the screw holes!

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  16. Esteban Garcia

    Esteban Garcia living la vida loca Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2018
    Portland, OR
    Latest family portrait, left to right: 2013 Sterling by MusicMan SUB series Ray 4, 1977 Fender Precision Bass, 2003 G&L Tribute L-2500 (MiK), 1986 Fender Jazz Bass Special fretless (MiJ), 1938 Kay C-1, and photo-bombing the bass shoot, a Squier Mini and a 2010 Fender Telecaster (MiM)
  17. Still going strong since 1982 (thats me in '82) Finally got my Ricky's back.a 4003S and a 4003. IMG_0839. 018E3D80-345C-4D2B-9977-E0F51C94F3CD. IMG_0919. IMG_0838.

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  18. Scuba Slap

    Scuba Slap

    Feb 25, 2019
    Damn! nice collection! I see 20K there at LEAST lol
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  19. WIN_20180913_12_17_15_Pro. My first baby, my Yamaha RBX170Y, built up my calluses on this beautiful bass, a friend of mine likes it, may get around $300 for it.
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2019
  20. G19Tony


    Apr 27, 2018
    Las Vegas, NV
    NBD! I bought a SX short scale fretless from a member of this forum a few months back. I took it apart and put copper tape in the routings. I was going to do all the mods myself for a learning experience, but I had an accident, resulting in a closed head injury and subdural hemorrhage. That just knocked all the enthusiasm for this project out. I took it to a small shop I've been doing business with and the owner did the job for me, with the parts I bought. I was hoping the shot to the head would have given me SUPER BASS POWERS! :woot: But, it didn't. :(

    He replaced the wiring harness with an Emerson pre made harness, the pickups with Seymour Duncans and the bridge with a Babicz bridge I had in the parts box. The strings are LaBella Tapewound Flats. He did a great job with the bridge, as it wasn't really a direct replacement. The original knobs didn't fit the new harness, so he rummaged around and found the black ones that are on it now. The neck feels a bit thinner. It sounds great!

    IMG_1728. IMG_1732.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2019

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