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why would someone do this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jasonbraatz, Feb 18, 2002.

  1. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
  2. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    He/she is crazy? Brain damage? Bad childhood? Sex on TV?
  3. lesfleanut

    lesfleanut Guest

    Sep 25, 2001
    Syracuse N.Y.
    That makes me want to cry.:( :eek: :confused:
  4. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
  5. Prague77


    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    please someone buy that bass and fix it up! this is making me cry!!!! oh pleaseeee somone give that bass a nice home.
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    That thing needs some TLC, but I'll bet it will go pretty cheap. One to keep an eye on.;)
  7. that's a nice besides the bastardized pickups
  8. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA

    the reason why i almost didn't post it here. :mad:

    filthy biters.

    :D nah i can't get it - i gotta get my warwick fretless! must not stray from the Dao of Warwick.

  9. Keep on the right path, Jason! I think you'll be mighty pleased when you finally make the purchase.
  10. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    desecrating a high-end axe :confused:

    who'da thunk it? :rolleyes:
  11. CYoung


    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    In the seller's defense, he/she did NOT make the modifications themselves.

    I have to give this person credit for on thing: they made a very thorough and sincere effort to make it 100% clear exactly what you would be getting into with this bass. The pictures are clear and the descriptions are detailed. I wish more sellers were as straight-forward in their ads.
  12. I have to say, I like Carvin pickups but come on!!!

    I seriously doubt they improved the sound of this bass at all.....craziness!
  13. Pretty DUMB DUMB thing to do!!.....

    I guess the person who did the modification might have done it for financial reason or something.

    He/she might be short of money for drugs and decides to sell the pick up.
  14. SantosL.Halper


    Sep 27, 2000
    My guess it's the same guy who gutted the preamp in the used Conklin Bill Dickens I bought! The guy removed all the modules, the battery harness, even swapped out the locking jack ring! Now it only has 1 volume and 1 pup working-and still sounds great. It's been a nightmare trying to get someone locally to retrofit it with an original BArt, as Bart. simply refuses to answer calls (and I guess are at NAMM anyway), so I'm having my local guy just wire it up passive, with blender, volume, tone. I called Conklin (they are great) and they said it really is just an NTMB preamp basically, and that I could order a kit and it would work fine. That'll be a tax-refund or 2 down the road.

    But I got a good deal on it, it plays/looks great, so I'm happy, just confused...-Santos
  15. SantosL.Halper


    Sep 27, 2000
    "Who...or WHAT?... is Santos L. Halper?!?":D
  16. :eek:
    It is said that crack kills!
  17. what a dumbass

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