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New Road Worn Fender: Justin Meldal-Johnsen Mustang
July 13, 2017   •   309 posts   •   12666 views
Basses [BG]

jasper383 said — Summer NAMM 2017: Fender reveals new Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison and Justin Meldal-Johnsen signature guitars and basses

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Stingray-SLAYER enroute!!!!
July 14, 2017   •   87 posts   •   3618 views
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Quadzilla said — This monstrosity was assembled by TBer Benjamin Strange. He started with a USA made Ibanez ATK (yes, truly made in the US)! He refretted the neck (with SS frets) and got everything ...

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NBD Fender Jazz Deluxe (and I'm not very happy with it)
July 11, 2017   •   101 posts   •   3476 views
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TL23NC said — Hello TB. Sorry in advance for the long post. I could use some help with deciding how to handle a dissapointing eBay purchase. I just received the bass and it has many issues, ...

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Bassist autobiographies you recommend
July 12, 2017   •   70 posts   •   1692 views
Miscellaneous [BG]

Yonni said — As the title says: have you read any good autobiographies by bass players? There are threads on autobiographies but most are about bands or guitarists. I want to know specifically ...

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The Once-in-a-Lifetime ABG /EABG purchase.
July 13, 2017   •   66 posts   •   2085 views
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Rockin John said — This thread is all about my attempt to find "the" Acoustic / Electro-acoustic bass guitar. I'm hoping for thoughts and advice from guys to help with this idea. Being in my mid ...

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Older Cabinets, How Long Can They Last ?
July 16, 2017   •   60 posts   •   1388 views
Amps and Cabs [BG]

Bubble said — I'm looking at a good deal on a 20 year old Peavy 410. How much longer do you think it might last at 1/2 it's power rating ? From what I read about speakers, cloth roll (what we ...

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What was THE Bass of the 90's?
July 13, 2017   •   195 posts   •   6795 views
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faceless_master said — So, I was at work today and I got to thinking about basses (What else was I going to do? Work?), and I realized that every decade the electric bass has existed in has a certain ...

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How do I tell a band member that they are not a good singer?
July 11, 2017   •   105 posts   •   2835 views
Band Management [BG]

gjbassist said — The drummer in my current band is a great drummer but not the best singer. He wears a headset mic and sings backing vocals on a lot of songs. We recently started recording rehearsals ...

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First official live performance... I'm scared
July 16, 2017   •   97 posts   •   2212 views
Miscellaneous [BG]

wishforbass said — Last Friday I got a phone call form band manager saying we will have a live performance on Saturday night in art national theatre. It's so Scary because people who go there ...

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Tube power sections, what am I missing?
July 16, 2017   •   84 posts   •   2238 views
Amps and Cabs [BG]

jazzbass_5 said — I guess I really need to invest in an SVT-VR. I always tout the awesomeness of my Ampeg preamps and the very convincing emulation my Sansamp RBI produces (pic below). Other that ...

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