Anyone like bass guitars?

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GrantB wrote:Must pull out my old musty thing and show it to you guys. This weekend!
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foal30 wrote:'76 maple
Quite like this bass despite historical rap sheet of CBS era Fender

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GrantB wrote:Must pull out my old musty thing and show it to you guys. This weekend!
Uh-oh, think you're on the wrong 'gear forum' again GB...

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foal30 wrote: I like Red P Bass
But I want a matching headstock
Fair enough too! I've always preferred the natural headstocks myself, but I could get the crayons out and give it a whirl :think:

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GrantB wrote:Must pull out my old musty thing and show it to you guys.
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foal30 wrote:'76 maple
Quite like this bass despite historical rap sheet of CBS era Fender

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I just...man so much want.

The only bass I ever attempted to buy on the spot
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Kev77 wrote:My Frankenstein p, jazz neck, TI flats and a tonestyler Varitone in the tone slot. Duncan antiquities and a badass bridge.
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Can you buy a Jazz profile neck that says 'Precision '? Or custom order?

Have you looked at the fretless Black Precision on TM? If so is that a '70s neck? Cheers bro.
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still loving my 1970 Aria :) Short scale suits my short scale office/practice room/studio....
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Frey wrote:I saw that. Looks like a 70s neck but I'm not expert. Good deal though I hate playing fretless. I keep playing out of tune!
A common issue :o
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Bg wrote:still loving my 1970 Aria :) Short scale suits my short scale office/practice room/studio....
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What did you end up stringing this with? Have you tried a bridge mute?
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Frey wrote:That looks cool as. In other news my jap squier P is just as good as the American Standard P I had. The bartolini pickup sounds mint even though I'm just playing through my guitar amp. Good enough for some crappy recordings!
I know I'm in the minority but I really like Bartolini's. Been my pickup upgrade option for 20 years. The stock one in my Growler is a heavy thing.
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Bart’s are smooth and chocolately, sound lovely. I like more bite and snarl myself but it’s still a tasty tone.
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Swapped out the singles in my AVRI ‘75 Jazz for Nordstrand NJ4SV’s, noiseless split pickups. They’re real nice but I think for once fender nailed the stock pickups in an instrument.
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foal30 wrote:
Bg wrote:still loving my 1970 Aria :) Short scale suits my short scale office/practice room/studio....
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What did you end up stringing this with? Have you tried a bridge mute?
Ended up with stainless flats and jolly good they are :) . Yes I quite often put a piece of sponge underneath on the bridge, love the tone. Would like one of these.... http://www.bassmute.com/bassmute/bm_mainframe.html

But may end up making something myself to lift up some sponge/felt.
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Can't believe I've only just seen this thread. I likes me a bit of bass I do :-)

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