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Forum: Bass Guitar 01-22-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
Rotten, stinking, evil sons of bitches! Yes! I...

Rotten, stinking, evil sons of bitches! Yes! I am talking to you, Ibanez! Yet another year and you still have not reintroduced the Ibanez Musician basses of the 1970s! And I do not count that...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-21-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
Interestingly, ever since 1866, the United States...

Interestingly, ever since 1866, the United States 5-cent coin (which we call a Nickel) has been made of 75% copper and 25% nickel. Right now, it costs the U.S. Mint almost 10 cents to make a single...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-21-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
Steinberger put one hell of a lot of R&D into...

Steinberger put one hell of a lot of R&D into coming up with the composition for their composite materials. The crap that comes out of a 3-D printer is the same crap from which little plastic army...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-20-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By FatalGear41
They might, and you could probably fill in the...

They might, and you could probably fill in the existing holes and drill new ones if they do not. Still, your best bet would be to drop the Fender Customer Service an e-mail and ask about the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-20-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at Eastwood's Sidejack DLX...

Take a look at Eastwood's Sidejack DLX series:

http://www.eastwoodguitars.com/sidejack-dlx/

In all fairness, Dee Dee did in fact play a U.S.-made Fender Precision bass. He did not choose it...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-20-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By FatalGear41
We need the usual information to give you good...

We need the usual information to give you good recommendations: your location, your budget, are you willing to go used, etc.

Beyond that, take a look at Acoustic's BH300 amplifier head. It is a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-20-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
Plastic-sounding pickups on a plastic bass. It...

Plastic-sounding pickups on a plastic bass. It makes sense.
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-19-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By FatalGear41
For that price, take a look at DiMarzio's DP-122....

For that price, take a look at DiMarzio's DP-122. A lot of people genuinely like it:

http://www.dimarzio.com/pickups/bass/standard-bass/dimarzio-model-p
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-19-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
This 3-D Printer madness must...

This 3-D Printer madness must stop!

http://www.odd.org.nz/atombcloseupsmall.jpg
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By FatalGear41
Those three are all rather similar in many...

Those three are all rather similar in many respects. I did not know that Amazon was now selling Rondo's Douglas line. I think you might be best served (and most pleased) with the Douglas. It looks...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 5,355
Posted By FatalGear41
You people are thinking too much about this whole...

You people are thinking too much about this whole beer thing. The point of drinking is so that you stop thinking!

Stop ruining our sacred endeavor with thought and discord!!! ...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-18-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at Yamaha's TRBX505. Very good bass...

Take a look at Yamaha's TRBX505. Very good bass for a very good price:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/bass/yamaha-trbx505-5-string-premium-electric-bass
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By FatalGear41
You really cannot go wrong with a Fender Twin...

You really cannot go wrong with a Fender Twin Reverb. It would not be the first choice for high-gain metal, but for just about everything else, it is a fine choice. Great tones, plenty of headroom,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-18-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 5,355
Posted By FatalGear41
If you could subject the most insufferably...

If you could subject the most insufferably egomaniacal singer, guitarist, or keyboardist that you have ever had the misfortune to endure to only one form of medieval torture, which one would it...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-18-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By FatalGear41
Building a bass from Warmoth parts (or any...

Building a bass from Warmoth parts (or any company's parts) is quite easy IF AND ONLY IF:

1.) The mounting holes are pre-drilled into the bolt-on neck
2.) All of the necessary holes are pre-drilled...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-17-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By FatalGear41
Dee Dee played a bone stock white Fender...

Dee Dee played a bone stock white Fender Precision because it was all that he ever needed. That, in a nutshell, is the essence of the Punk Rock ethic. Those who would follow in his footsteps should...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-17-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By FatalGear41
First, Welcome to the Low End, my friend! Now,...

First, Welcome to the Low End, my friend! Now, about your request. One hundred dollars is pretty low on the amplifier scale. You are not likely to get anything worthwhile for that little money. I...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-16-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By FatalGear41
I wonder who gave them the rights to use his name?

I wonder who gave them the rights to use his name?
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-16-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
But then you won't get to use those cool-looking...

But then you won't get to use those cool-looking Euros!

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Money/Pix/pictures/2008/07/08/EurosAPJoergSarbach460.jpg

Actually, that is some of the ugliest currency...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-15-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By FatalGear41
^This. Both LaBella and D'Addario make use of...

^This. Both LaBella and D'Addario make use of this term.
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-15-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 5,355
Posted By FatalGear41
Perhaps society should institute a practice like...

Perhaps society should institute a practice like that depicted in the film The Purge. One day a year, every member of a rhythm section is allowed to kill any lead singer, lead guitarist, or...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-15-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
Do you speak the language? I hear it is a very...

Do you speak the language? I hear it is a very difficult one to learn. And since they are not a member of the EU, you might have to do without some of the things to which you have become...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-12-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By FatalGear41
In addition to the standard questions about your...

In addition to the standard questions about your budget, new or used gear, etc.; we need some other information from you in order to give you proper advice on a live rig.

Some bassists forgo the rig...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By FatalGear41
Playing the bass parts on a keyboard also worked...

Playing the bass parts on a keyboard also worked very well for Ray Manzarek of The Doors:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcPTAeohmVc

We here at the Bass Forum try to be helpful, even if no one...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By FatalGear41
So the Ibanez Paul Stanley Iceman guitar is back,...

So the Ibanez Paul Stanley Iceman guitar is back, and this time with an ebony fretboard.

It is about f%cking time!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; Warwick uses a brass alloy that is commonly...

Well; Warwick uses a brass alloy that is commonly used to make bells. The problem with going "esoteric" with fret wire is that most alloys that are not steel or nickel/copper are either unsuitable...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 51,973
Posted By FatalGear41
I guess President Obama is a Pearl Jam...

I guess President Obama is a Pearl Jam fan:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/obama-hangs-out-pearl-jams-eddie-vedder-hawaii-n279176

Who would have thought it?
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By FatalGear41
The range of healthy human hearing is between 20...

The range of healthy human hearing is between 20 and 20,000 Hz, so the electric bass in question probably uses the rating 23Hz, rather than 23MHz, for the lowest frequency.

The problem with making a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-08-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By FatalGear41
As others have remarked, the Steve Harris...

As others have remarked, the Steve Harris Signature Precision bass has a very thick neck. A number of reviewers have likened it to a baseball bat. If a neck that is that thick appeals to you, then...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-06-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By FatalGear41
Strange ringing/metallic noises on an electric...

Strange ringing/metallic noises on an electric guitar can be caused by a lot of things: a high fret, a loose bridge saddle, or a poorly fitted nut. Diagnosing the problem is a process of...
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