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What's your one true "Forever Bass"?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassKing, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
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  2. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Banned

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
    Can't go wrong with G&L! I already posted the one I'll never sell, but this is my #1!

    My gear L-2000 Tribute.jpg
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  3. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    that bass needs one of these

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  4. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
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  5. mattj1stc

    mattj1stc Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2009
    Dallas, TX USA
    Mike Quick from Quick Guards in Florida. I sent him a tracing of the original and he made the mirrored version. It fit perfectly and was flawless cosmetically. Not an easy guy to get in touch with and it takes a little while (he's very busy), but well worth it.
  6. saltydude


    Aug 15, 2011
    boston CANADA
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  7. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Banned

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
    Ssooo...can I have the one on the left?? :D
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  8. Aragorn35016


    Jul 3, 2004
    Arab, Al.
    I have had this jazz a couple of years (4 or 5?)and this is hands down my favorite of any I’ve ever owned, it’s light and I love the neck profile. Generally if a bass survives longer than 2 years at my house it’s pretty much a permanent fixture:D D44AD5CE-8E8B-43BF-965C-375723DB5723.jpeg
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  9. ChuckMann


    Oct 24, 2013
    46A2A93D-D770-4D35-965C-0F587FDD21DD.jpeg I have several bass that I dearly love, but this one is the pinnacle

    My Aria Pro SB-800

    Bought it new in 1990 and will keep it till i bloody well die
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  10. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Banned

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
    Wow...you have a serious addiction to right-handed basses! :D :D
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  11. Sam Dingle

    Sam Dingle Supporting Member

    Aug 16, 2011
    My 2009 fender jazz bass. I can do everything on it. Its the best sounding jazz i've played. Only reason I have the others is because I felt I "needed" a P bass and a 5 string. Most of my work is on my 5 string so I do need that, but I would rather play things up an octave than sell this jazz.
  12. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    My custom Stambaugh 5.
  13. woodyng2

    woodyng2 Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    Oregon Coast
    I’ve a history of not hanging onto basses,
    but these 3 aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.
  14. crankypants


    Aug 12, 2019
    How have you had multiple "one and only, go to, forever bass[es]" ???

    I do not think this word means what you think it means.
  15. Asylum-49


    Jan 7, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    Duff - my 1987 Fender Jazz Bass Special. Duff was my first good bass. Other may come and go, fall in and out of favour but Duff is forever.

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  16. NYCBass

    NYCBass Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2006
    Queens NY
    My early 90’s Fodera NYC Bass
  17. lowdownthump


    Jul 17, 2004

    My Elite Jazz V. Excellent choice .
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  18. lowdownthump


    Jul 17, 2004
    :drool::woot: What is this beautiful specimen ?
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  19. Matt R.

    Matt R.

    Jul 18, 2007
    Huntsville AL
    That’s a recently acquired Fender Custom Shop Jazz. I didn’t think I would ever commission a relic (even though I dig em), but the solid over burst thing is irresistible. Your elite Jazz is awesome too man.
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  20. ScottfromCalgary


    May 10, 2015
    I have a few but this one will never leave the stable. 2013 American Vintage 63.

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