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Your Christmas (bass) Wishlist

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Trayster2, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. Trayster2


    Aug 13, 2012
    Palm Coast, FL
    It's a tough time of year- so much shopping to do yet it seems like every music store has the best sales and the biggest inventory. What is at the top of your wish list this year? I decided to "pass my GAS" & went with lessons, & a subscription to Jon Liebman's website.
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  2. LowEndOperative

    LowEndOperative ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Since I've gone from active to passive (not I, but the bass), a pedal preamp. Looking like next year for that.
  3. rumblejunkie


    Nov 19, 2011
    My biggest wish (although itll never happen) would be a Dingwall or a mint condition Cort Curbow . I know they are worlds apart in price but Im not greedy lol , and to be fair any Dingwall would suffice .
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  4. Ghastly


    Oct 18, 2015
    Mill Valley
    5 string Gibson reverse Thunderbird, 5 string Fender surf pearl P/J P bass w/blocks on fingerboard, Original vintage '51-'52 Precision bass
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  5. el_Bajo_Verde


    May 18, 2016
    Honestly...for the first time ever... NOTHING!

    perhaps just a new hard case for my guitarron. They're very fragile instruments
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  6. Nedmundo

    Nedmundo Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2005
    Not for the holidays, but I have an upcoming "milestone" birthday, which I might be able to leverage into a bass...or two. I want a G&L LB-100 and a JB-5. I'd start with the LB-100, because I miss having a straight-up P-bass with a maple fretboard. But maybe I should join an active band first!
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  7. audreycashin

    audreycashin Supporting Member

    Mar 14, 2010
    long island, ny
    You do realize you're on Talkbass :roflmao:
    Nobody needs a band to acquire basses!
  8. Manichga


    Aug 13, 2013
    Im not gassing for anything except for my husband to start a builders course to build me a bass. Its our combined xmas gift. He does the course and i get the bass - win/win. He wont start until at least february so ive got time to decide exactly what i want.
  9. MetsMan75

    MetsMan75 Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2010
    Same here....actually decided to massively downsize today. I'm buying a house and due to the style of it, doesn't have a crazy amount of storage for my crazy amount of basses so gives me a good reason to sell.
  10. I went and got myself a Rick as a Christmas present to myself. But I GAS for more Ernie Balls. Love the quality of them!
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  11. grillman


    Dec 15, 2014
    G&L Kiloton. I've been gasing on it since it was announced. Still not released where I live ....
  12. Not a bass, but I picked up a Carvin BX700 amp with the Black Friday 20% off sale for $359. I'm good on basses ... for now.
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  13. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    I'm actually good. Maybe a Phil Jones briefcase under the tree......
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  14. This is all I want for Christmas (Marta, not the bass):
  15. five7

    five7 Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2009
    MM stealth sterling 5
  16. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    I picked up a Barefaced Big Baby 2 this past Monday. Now the only thing on my wish list is a 2nd BB2.
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
  17. NoiseNinja

    NoiseNinja Experimental-psychedelic-ambient-noise-drone Banned

    Feb 23, 2011
    My Christmas present to myself will be a new set of pickups to upgrade my main bass (a black, visually modified, Ibanez Mikro), namely a J/P set of EMG Geezer Butler, plus a new set of saddle screws, since I ruined the slots of the old screws by using a wrong sized screwdriver to adjust intonation.

    Though I will most probably have to wait to just the other side of this year before my present will arrive.
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
  18. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016


    ... or, that...


    ... decisions, decisions...
  19. nixdad


    Aug 15, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Snowglo 4003...Sexy!
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  20. pbassjbass


    Jun 21, 2013
    A review of the API Tranzformer LX
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