Anyone like bass guitars?

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Quite pleased how well the GHS Flats work on the fretless Jazz.

Definitely a different flavour of Flats to Chromes and nice to have the option

LaBella Flats should arrive tomorrow
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These Flats are awesome on the Steinberger
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I’ve ordered LaBella Flats for another couple of Basses.
Like most things from North America Freight times are horrendous
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Moody weather in Otautahi so it’s Fender Friday for me

Will put LaBella Flats on the 71 Jazz , Nev C thinks they are arriving soon :thumbup:

Chromes on the Precision this set is from 2008

GHS Flats on the Fretless Jazz which I quite like. Certainly a different tone to the Chromes which were on this previously
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Some beautiful basses in this video :


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Got a couple of hours playing in this morning
VCA Compression is different to Optical Compression

I think the former suits Active Basses and the latter Passive. Maybe because

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foal30 wrote: Tue Mar 08, 2022 11:00 pm Ran the Fretless 2EQ Stingray w/ Chromes into the Diamond BCP then Sadowsky Pre and by jingo it is RIGHTEOUS TOAN
That's cheating though – there's no way with that setup that Toan could be lackuster
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Fark yes!
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TmcB wrote: Wed Mar 09, 2022 10:39 am
foal30 wrote: Tue Mar 08, 2022 11:00 pm Ran the Fretless 2EQ Stingray w/ Chromes into the Diamond BCP then Sadowsky Pre and by jingo it is RIGHTEOUS TOAN
That's cheating though – there's no way with that setup that Toan could be lackuster
Sounds like Diamond Pedals Company is all finished
I really should buy another one as spare for the day the present one expires
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smallface wrote: Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:14 pm 20220219_145756.jpg
The Cure Tribute band? :D

Matching Red Headstock is definitely a good look

What string gauges and can it fit the tremolo bar?
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foal30 wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 8:17 am
TmcB wrote: Wed Mar 09, 2022 10:39 am
foal30 wrote: Tue Mar 08, 2022 11:00 pm Ran the Fretless 2EQ Stingray w/ Chromes into the Diamond BCP then Sadowsky Pre and by jingo it is RIGHTEOUS TOAN
That's cheating though – there's no way with that setup that Toan could be lackuster
Sounds like Diamond Pedals Company is all finished
I really should buy another one as spare for the day the present one expires
What?! No!

Hmm better get a bass comp jr sometime in that case
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foal30 wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 8:22 am
smallface wrote: Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:14 pm 20220219_145756.jpg
The Cure Tribute band? :D

Matching Red Headstock is definitely a good look

What string gauges and can it fit the tremolo bar?
95 - 26 seems to be a good guage. Any smaller on the bottom E rattles too much. The tremelo arm works well, but is very lose and yet on the Squier Bass VI seems to be no problem. Very strange.
There's a long list of cool songs done on the VI actually (Beatles of course amongst others :-) )
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smallface wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 8:51 am
foal30 wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 8:22 am
smallface wrote: Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:14 pm 20220219_145756.jpg
The Cure Tribute band? :D

Matching Red Headstock is definitely a good look

What string gauges and can it fit the tremolo bar?
95 - 26 seems to be a good guage. Any smaller on the bottom E rattles too much. The tremelo arm works well, but is very lose and yet on the Squier Bass VI seems to be no problem. Very strange.
There's a long list of cool songs done on the VI actually (Beatles of course amongst others :-) )
Rad guitar! I’ve always loved those.

A loose tremolo arm is an easy fix- just give the portion of it that fits into the collet a gentle bend. I’ve been doing that on Jazzmasters for years.

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