Anyone like bass guitars?

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Re: Anyone like bass guitars?

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MikeC wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 4:02 pm
crowbgood1 wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 3:18 pm
MikeC wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 2:17 pm
Yeah they do, they're actually single coils underneath the faux HB top!
The frets on mine have zero life left and the fretboard is flat (no radius).
If I get the frets done I might get the board radiused to 7.25"
My pups were really microphonic so I had them waxed and made a healthy change.

The neck radius is good, the frets are very vintage :lol:
So your fretboard has a radius?
I'm sure it does. I will have another look when I get home next week.
Mine is apparently built in 1975.
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Re: Anyone like bass guitars?

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The Joy of Set Up

Got this back from Peter Stephen today…smooth sailing here. He’s fucked with the shim and zero fret then worked frets 6-9.

A great bass sounds even better now. Highly recommended Peter Stephens Luthier
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foal30 wrote: Tue Dec 12, 2023 3:59 pm The Joy of Set Up

Got this back from Peter Stephen today…smooth sailing here. He’s fucked with the shim and zero fret then worked frets 6-9.

A great bass sounds even better now. Highly recommended Peter Stephens Luthier

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 12:45 pm https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace ... 4450663370

What to make of this...
Obv not original case but also I cant find any evidence of a 1978 p bass having a gold anodized guard so Im picking this is non original also.
Free shipping and pickup from Oamaru - feels scammy. Recent positive feedback though, hard to know.

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crowbgood1 wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 4:43 pm
MikeC wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 4:02 pm
crowbgood1 wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 3:18 pm

My pups were really microphonic so I had them waxed and made a healthy change.

The neck radius is good, the frets are very vintage :lol:
So your fretboard has a radius?
I'm sure it does. I will have another look when I get home next week.
Mine is apparently built in 1975.
My 75 Greco Jazz has frettboard radius. Not much but it feels lovely to play.
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Slowy wrote: That's the problem; everything rewarding is just such hard work. Regret takes much less effort.

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After an ashdown ported (ideally m) 1x12
Other bass cabs considered
To match ashdown little bastard tube bass head

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Sun Jan 14, 2024 12:09 pm After an ashdown ported (ideally m) 1x12
Other bass cabs considered
To match ashdown little bastard tube bass head
How's about these? :-)

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smallface wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 6:07 pm
StrummersOfThunder wrote: Sun Jan 14, 2024 12:09 pm After an ashdown ported (ideally m) 1x12
Other bass cabs considered
To match ashdown little bastard tube bass head
How's about these? :-)

https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace ... f=BHR24Xi7
https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace ... f=BHR24Xi7
Yep absolutely frickn ideal

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smallface wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 6:07 pm
StrummersOfThunder wrote: Sun Jan 14, 2024 12:09 pm After an ashdown ported (ideally m) 1x12
Other bass cabs considered
To match ashdown little bastard tube bass head
How's about these? :-)

https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace ... f=BHR24Xi7
https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace ... f=BHR24Xi7
Damnit
Had negotiated to grab a cab and his looper at a good price but then someone banged a bid on both cabs

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Bugger, fingers crossed for you though :-)
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smallface wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 9:05 pm Bugger, fingers crossed for you though :-)
Thanks
Haha yeh I was like damn it !
So close.

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My new rig got an airing on the weekend.
Ampeg V4B head and 2 Ampeg 112s
More than happy with it! :D
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smallface wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 7:04 am My new rig got an airing on the weekend.
Ampeg V4B head and 2 Ampeg 112s
More than happy with it! :D
100w work well enough? That was always my trepidation with V4B's
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TmcB wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 8:22 am
smallface wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 7:04 am My new rig got an airing on the weekend.
Ampeg V4B head and 2 Ampeg 112s
More than happy with it! :D
100w work well enough? That was always my trepidation with V4B's
It was more than enough, however I did bring my Bassman 500 along as a backup in case it was falling short. I swapped over to the Bassman for one set at a gig. Two quite different amp heads, although the overdrive channel on the Bassman can get quite close with a bit of gain. A lot of favourable comments at the gigs. I was using my old P Bass and my Ricky 4001, both sounded great :-)
A few different gigs this next weekend so I'll be doing the same testing again.
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