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The official "Show your basses" thread part 19!

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

  1. christle


    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    I like both of those. Very nice!
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  2. droopyheads


    Apr 14, 2011
    here's mine:

    from left to right:
    Parts jazz bass made from a squier vm 70's jazz body, a rondo replacement neck, bridge from an epiphone explorer bass and, gold hardware.
    Parts P/J bass made from a SX pj bass body, a rondo replacement neck, hipshot kickass bridge and, EMG PJAX pickups.
    Squier vm "cabronita" precision bass with psycadellic paint job that i did with paint pens and, black hardware. Epiphone EB-0 stock other than GHS flatwounds, chrome knobs and, mirror stickers.
    1983 Peavey T-40 stock with old D'addario chromes.
    Parts P bass made from ESP body and, defretted Charvel CX490 neck strung with D'addario chromes.
    Lastly a parts jazz bass made from a body from a kit that i painted coral pink, a rondo replacement neck, hipshot kickass and, chrome hardware.
    all basses are strung with Elixir Nanoweb 45-105 unless noted otherwise.
    Fetzu, fretno, Super25Smasher and 6 others like this.
  3. Dick King

    Dick King

    Feb 22, 2019
    Wow awesome ! What a great collection for minimal $. Job well done
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  4. These are 2 of my favourite colour combinations ever. The black P looks absolutely gorgeous.
    I usually hate tort but it looks ok with turquoise.
    EdBo likes this.
  5. 20190404_143236. Schecter Stilleto Stealth5
    Schecter Session Riot-8
    Schecter Stilleto Cudtom-5
  6. guygorilla


    Apr 11, 2017
    I never change strings, but thought I'd finally give the DR coated strings a try..put Black Beauties on the Fender Jazz and the Neon Pinks on the Epi EB3...both sound great! DSC_1249.
  7. EdBo


    May 10, 2015
    Springfield, Ohio
    *Peace be with You*
    DR's RULE ! Even in Pink, LOL. :roflmao::bassist::thumbsup:
  8. MovinTarget


    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    They wouldn't make 'em if there wasn't a market...
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  9. vdub75


    Feb 15, 2013
    Left: Rebirth Custom Guitars Telecaster, Alder Body, Mojo Pickup

    Middle: Frankenstein, Alder Mexican Body, allparts neck, Artec Muddy and a Tonerider p

    Right: highway one with a tonerider P

  10. droopyheads


    Apr 14, 2011
    Just finished this today.. IMG_4408.JPG IMG_4409.JPG IMG_4410.JPG IMG_4411.JPG Guitar Fetish precision body, fretless maple neck, alnico pickup, the bridge is the original from my cabronita and its strung with LaBella white nylon tapewounds.
  11. Dick King

    Dick King

    Feb 22, 2019
    Wow, really nice
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  12. aviary-image-1555536372117. No Doubt On DR "Black Beauty's" .. Been Playing Rotosound Swing Bass Strings for Near 40 yrs... Your Sound Can only Evolve if you Allow it...I was wanting a Set For pure Cosmetics, I have them on All My Basses
    Super25Smasher, Ellery, EdBo and 3 others like this.
  13. The Adam Clayton showed up today.

    Last edited: Apr 21, 2019 at 12:01 PM
  14. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    Beauty bass!

    How's that neck?
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  15. Scuba Slap

    Scuba Slap

    Feb 25, 2019
    Just ordered a warmoth goncalo alves neck/fretboard for my P :) abalone inlays too. weeeeeee
    EdBo, MovinTarget and scottm like this.
  16. rust_preacher

    rust_preacher Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2009
    I traded a "lesser" Jazz for this 1966. I had been looking at the opportunity to buy it for half a year. Sold as a refin, but if it is, it's ancient. Cost me all the same almost what my other 6 basses are worth. Will it make me a better player? I hope so. The sound is huge and I could set it up very low.

  17. It’s time for an update: Family came altogether.
    Jericho Alpha Blacker 2018
    Fender Aerodyne 2014
    MusicMan Stingray BFR 2011
    Fender active PJ late 80‘s
    Rickenbacker 4003 2008
    Epiphone TB Classic 4Pro 2017
    Marathon Pro 1992 (starting point)
    Fame Deuce 2016
    Lakland 44-64 Skyline Custom 2019
    Epiphone El Capitan 1994

    I have to admit, that the GAS increased drastically within the last few years. There are only a few checkpoints to clear. But in general I am pretty done.
    FYI I have never ever sold a bass and I am not planning to do in the future.

    Which one is your favorite?
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2019 at 11:07 AM
  18. Dick King

    Dick King

    Feb 22, 2019
    Beautiful collection, I've been considering an Aerodyne. Any thoughts on yours ? Would be very interested.
  19. Lakland, because it’s the newest entry. But I am also pleased by the Jericho. Stunning bass and Big Bang for the money. The StewMac Pups are really nice
  20. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Oct 31, 2009
    Looks-wise, that Jericho is amazing. More pics please!

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