The official "Show your basses" thread part 19!

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


  1. LennyJ

    LennyJ Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Acworth, Georgia
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  2. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    This is a Warmoth SSB shorty with a 32" Warmoth warhead in Ziricote w/ Ebony board . The Body is Sugar Pine and was told the day of ordering it was the last piece they had . It is finished by Paul Slagle of Pittman guitars , same builder of that red P above and is just magical and crazy light . Paul passed a couple years ago and was a very talented builder & finisher . r.i.p Paul ..

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    it has one of Paul's friends pups in it , a Pacific North West wind and is just off the charts . another love of my life xxx
     
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  3. Humma Humma! :woot:
     
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  4. Nuage420

    Nuage420 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2014
    USA
    If you ever decide to part with that please shoot me a PM... :drool:
     
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  5. Bass4ThePublic

    Bass4ThePublic Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2019
    Kansas City
    Left to right
    MiM P (getting lollar pups soon)
    All original 1976 P
    Semi restored 1973 P
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  6. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Zirocote neck? Can we see more photos of that? I’m intrigued. How’s the stability and influence on tone?
     
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  7. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Sure I’ll get some this weekend. It seems stable. I’ve had it for years and it’s just like the other necks around here , only needs an occasional adjustment. Tone seems normal more or less. I don’t think i can narrow down any particular qualities of it but the whole instrument just sounds incredible.
     
  8. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Very cool. I’ve seen and own Zirocote fretboards but not necks. I wonder if it’s mot often used simply due to costs as it always seems to be a premium feature
     
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  9. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    I think so , I got this neck in a deal with an ex employee from Warmoth who told me he worked a deal with Ken Warmoth and got this billet from his personal stash . You sure don't see that often but it is the good stuff . It's very smooth and feels great with just wax finish . I'l get some pics for you later \m/
     
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  10. Ricky Rioli

    Ricky Rioli

    Sep 29, 2020
    UK
    New to me this week, a 2010 Squier Matt Freeman that was already fairly modded ... and now is heavily modded.

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    Pearloid pg was black
    Black knobs were chrome
    Wilkinson bridge was HiMass
    Stock pickup now Dimarzio Model P
    Nut needed replacing so now Tusq
    Tuners are still original, though! :smug:

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    It sounds just as I hoped it would :bassist:
     
  11. songwriter21

    songwriter21 I have an obsession for wood. The musical kind. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Sponsored by Hipshot
    Just got this yesterday from GC online...'97 Ibanez SR1205. 24 year-old bass, and it set up beautifully.
     

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  12. BBassBassington

    BBassBassington

    May 6, 2018
    Ontario
    Nice find!
     
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  13. songwriter21

    songwriter21 I have an obsession for wood. The musical kind. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Sponsored by Hipshot
    Thanks, only took two 1/8 turns to get the neck flat! :hyper:
     
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  14. Haven't popped in lately, but I just picked up this pristine non-import Aerodyne Jazz and had to show her off. I never thought anything would play like my Specter NS-2, but this beauty is a competitor!
     

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  15. Bleecker

    Bleecker Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2006
    Etown NY. USA

    ....GAS....!
     
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  16. MovinTarget

    MovinTarget Supporting Member

    Jan 30, 2018
    Maryland, USA
    And pepto bismal won't save you...
     
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  17. IamJohn

    IamJohn

    Nov 26, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI
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    -Warmoth P bass body
    -Chambered roasted swamp ash body
    -Clear satin matte finish
    -Cream binding
    -Decoboom pickguard
    -Dimarzio model p cream w/ black pole pieces
    -Hipshot black aluminum b style bridge
    -Cream jazz knobs
    -cts 500k volume pot
    -tonestyler bass 10 tone control
    -Warmoth jazz bass neck 21 fret
    -slim taper
    - graphite stiffening rods
    -roasted flame maple neck
    -roasted flame maple finger board
    -no finish (literally smells like maple syrup)
    -black side dots and inlays
    -Stainless steel 6150 frets
    -hipshot usa ultralite clover leaf tuners
    -hipshot d-tuner
    -tusq black xl nut
    -Kalium balanced nickel stainless steel hybrid strings (.98 .73 .55 .39)
    -fretwork done at Dave's guitar shop in Milwaukee

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  18. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
    Extra bonus points for the binding and uber cool pick guard. Now that baby deserves a custom decal to really finish it off.
     
  19. BassmanM

    BassmanM

    Feb 17, 2011
    Hamburg, Germany
    Beautiful and some good choices made, congratulations. :thumbsup:

    The purple one doesn't look that bad either.
     
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  20. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    That Purple bass is everyone's dream bass , we all need that one !
     
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