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The official "Show your basses" thread part 19!

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


  1. 3toes

    3toes

    Aug 30, 2006
    Denver, Colorado
    Sweetwater was kind enough to send over some pics of my new Lakland 55-02D before shipping it out

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  2. Fudgebass

    Fudgebass

    Jun 3, 2019
    Ricks!!!!!!!
     

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  3. DarnellBass

    DarnellBass Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    New 2019 Performance YB-5. 1. 2. 3.
     
  4. bassmike2010

    bassmike2010

    May 28, 2010
    Houston
    Somewhere not too far down my GAS list is a '70's (red- naturally)
    matching Competition Mustang.
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  5. fretno

    fretno

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
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  6. vdub75

    vdub75

    Feb 15, 2013
    Celle/Germany
    Nate Mendel and HW1

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  7. wvbass

    wvbass Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2004
    West Virginia
    Love this. I have both of these basses, and they are 1 and 2 on the list of best Fender P basses I have played. I'm not really sure which is 1 and which is 2, though. My '70 is near and dear to my heart, though.
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  8. MovinTarget

    MovinTarget

    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    Okay. We've established that you are minding yours Ps... You are sorely lacking in Qs! ;)
     
  9. Faniel

    Faniel

    Sep 3, 2019
    East coast
    6919733B-D35E-432A-A46A-24608DDABB44. 9E60D5EF-AC64-471B-9872-F5C32A8B8176. Warwick thumb 5 BO bass. Custom headless. Custom bartollini neck pickup and 18v Aguilar preamp.

    Warwick corvette 4 BO active Pre.
     
  10. Reedt2000

    Reedt2000 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    What's the deal with the thumb? Who did the headless conversion? How is the balance? How are the 3 pickups wired?
     
  11. I had a Nate for a bit...nice bass and did the same. The standard issue threaded saddle bridge swap. Set up lower and just felt right. I'll get another sometime, I miss it. Yours is sexy too! 37067614_1763987877023721_239013826215804928_n.
     
  12. dfreeland83

    dfreeland83

    Feb 12, 2017
    Durham, NC
    Just finished mounting my collection in the new place. A couple of non-basses as well. Had a bunch of stands before, wanted something more permanent here. Boards mounted in the studs. Downsized a bit beforehand, too.

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  13. ShortyGetLow

    ShortyGetLow

    Aug 6, 2019
    I finally broke down and got my first Fender bass, I’m still not convinced the design will catch on, but it is quite nice...

    2007

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  14. wvbass

    wvbass Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2004
    West Virginia
    Is that the headless Thumb that was on Reverb recently? Cool bass!
    Headless Warwick Thumb 5 | Guitarcissist
     
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  15. Faniel

    Faniel

    Sep 3, 2019
    East coast
    That’s the one! I don’t know who did the conversion but it was done at least 2 owners ago. I’ve been meaning to map out the wiring but it is pretty busy. I think the toggle chooses the pickup pair and a knob changes the blend. On the stacked knob the bottom seems to be bass boost but it you go over half it seems to almost become more trebly. I just found 3 setting I like and stick to those.

    The balance is perfect. Very comfortable and no dive. There is a second strap lock on the tail a few inches up that makes the neck balance horizontally if that suits the playing style better.
     
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  16. tehuti

    tehuti

    Jan 27, 2006
    O.C.
    Just brought this baby home today.
    B281E0B0-0249-4B88-9331-CDCE3EAE65B8.
     
  17. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    I wish my Ashdown volt-meter had a nice warm glow to it like yours - instead it's a somewhat blinding white light... oh well, first world problem... :rolleyes:
     
  18. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    Killer Clowns From Outer Space! :)
     
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  19. LowRick

    LowRick

    Mar 24, 2019
    Garrelsweer
    I love that feature and i also hate it. Been changing lightbulbs of the ashdown vu-meter so many bloody times... got to figure out how to replace it with a warm-white LED one day...
     
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  20. Reedt2000

    Reedt2000 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    Sounds like the stacked knob could be mid boost/cut with a frequency sweep. At the bottom of the sweep would be low-mid which could sound like a bass boost, at the top of the sweep would be high-mid that could sound treble-y. You can work out which pickups are on by simply tapping gently w a screwdriver. Very cool bass :thumbsup:
     
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