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Forum: Bass Guitar 09-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Ziphoblat
2004-2005 actually, so 10 years old at the most,...

2004-2005 actually, so 10 years old at the most, which makes the rubbed off paint a little odd looking, especially as the finish is still glossy. It's likely an artificial "relic" job, which is a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Ziphoblat
The one I hear the most is Chris Wolstelholme (or...

The one I hear the most is Chris Wolstelholme (or "that guy from Muse" as he's most often communicated to me), but I suspect that that's just because I use a few interesting fuzz sounds in some of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Ziphoblat
If the amps are the same circuit-wise and...

If the amps are the same circuit-wise and dimensionally then I don't see what difference it makes. Could be a factory error, or the result of someone messing around with it. I don't think you'll get...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Ziphoblat
The lower-tier lines (RockBass and Legend) of...

The lower-tier lines (RockBass and Legend) of both brands are over-priced for what they are. The Warwick is probably preferable to the Spector, though still not a great buy. Conversely the used...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Ziphoblat
If you're living in the UK anyway, Rotosound are...

If you're living in the UK anyway, Rotosound are a great option because they're pretty cheap over here. Just don't buy the Swing branded ones (with the silk-coated ends) - you can get the same...
Forum: The Pit 08-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Ziphoblat
"I could care less how to use this saying...

"I could care less how to use this saying properly."

Die in a fire for ****s sake.
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 43,779
Posted By Ziphoblat
I was on holiday in southern Turkey during a...

I was on holiday in southern Turkey during a heatwave and it reached the mid 50's in Celsius (~130 Fahrenheit). It's usually the lower end of the 40's in Turkey, which I can tolerate/enjoy - 55C...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-20-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Ziphoblat
Will it cut through depends on the context. The...

Will it cut through depends on the context. The frequencies occupied by the tone your guitarist is using will influence the frequencies you need to cut through efficiently. In this scenario, I think...
Forum: The Pit 07-19-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,376
Posted By Ziphoblat
FYI the airline had requested permission to fly...

FYI the airline had requested permission to fly at 35,000 ft, but were denied it by the Ukrainian air traffic control.
Forum: The Pit 07-18-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,376
Posted By Ziphoblat
This is pretty much the case - I've read that it...

This is pretty much the case - I've read that it wasn't known that the separatists had any SAM weaponry, which might have influenced the decision to fly commercial aircraft overhead.



As opposed to...
Forum: The Pit 07-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,376
Posted By Ziphoblat
All previous shootings in the area were of small...

All previous shootings in the area were of small fighter jets and helicopters - the airspace was officially closed at 32,000 feet and below, but the Malaysian Airlines flight was flying at 33,000...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-17-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Ziphoblat
The fundamentals of your lowest notes on a...

The fundamentals of your lowest notes on a standard tuned bass are probably not being reproduced in most mixes, live or otherwise. You rely on psychoacoustics and harmonics to perceive the lowest...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By Ziphoblat
My Gibson Explorer (bass) had a metal nut, so...

My Gibson Explorer (bass) had a metal nut, so that wouldn't surprise me. You don't need a lot of glue, just a couple of dabs to hold it in place - the strings will hold it in place completely -...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Ziphoblat
I'd personally have to opt for the VT bass, but...

I'd personally have to opt for the VT bass, but I'm a little biased (it is a fantastic sounding unit, but both are). You can't go wrong with either - though the VT perhaps has a wider range of sounds.
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ziphoblat
Lucky indeed... but actually I felt like crying...

Lucky indeed... but actually I felt like crying at the time - but I had no other option but to sell it. The feelings of regret came in waves for months afterwards. Interestingly enough I had another...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ziphoblat
I had to sell my Warwick Corvette for living...

I had to sell my Warwick Corvette for living costs. It was (and still is) the best bass I'd ever played - perfect bass for me. It was also reasonably rare (as I understand, the only year they made...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-25-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Ziphoblat
There were some issues with reliability in the...

There were some issues with reliability in the Portaflex series (specifically the heads). I believe Ampeg were fixing the affected amps though, and that the vast majority of owners ran into no...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Ziphoblat
1. I'm in the UK, prices vary, but I'll offer...

1. I'm in the UK, prices vary, but I'll offer what I can based around that price range. You might be able to pick up a lower end Warwick or Japanese Fender around that price range. A Musicman SUB...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-25-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Ziphoblat
Here's Jack White playing bass also, quite enjoy...

Here's Jack White playing bass also, quite enjoy this performance.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqS5T2PgDDo
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Ziphoblat
Mitch Mitchell plays drums - you're thinking of...

Mitch Mitchell plays drums - you're thinking of Noel Redding.

Ben Kenney of Incubus is first and foremost a guitar player - though I haven't heard any of his stuff.
Forum: The Pit 06-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 3,692
Posted By Ziphoblat
5'5". "I wish I was taller so...

5'5".

"I wish I was taller so that..." just means that you have issues with confidence/self-worth. Whatever problems you perceive that you have aren't anything to do with your height, especially not...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By Ziphoblat
Ashdown Hyperdrive.

Ashdown Hyperdrive.
Forum: The Pit 05-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,026
Posted By Ziphoblat
I probably stereotype cultures, but not races. If...

I probably stereotype cultures, but not races. If I see an Asian woman walking around in a hijab, you bet your cotton socks I can make a few generalisations about that person. If I saw that same...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Ziphoblat
You need to strip back, I think. Try running your...

You need to strip back, I think. Try running your bass flat, into your amp flat, without any effects. Listen to it closely, and decide where you need to go from there.

Or, yeah, just get a Sansamp.
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 907
Posted By Ziphoblat
Santa Claus.

Santa Claus.
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,885
Posted By Ziphoblat
Fair play. Continue. :lurk:

Fair play. Continue. :lurk:
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,793
Views: 44,453
Posted By Ziphoblat
It's true man, I reddit on the internet.

It's true man, I reddit on the internet.
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,885
Posted By Ziphoblat
Devil's advocate here (haven't read the...

Devil's advocate here (haven't read the discussion, not trying to call anyone out on anything), but don't round the wrong way when discussing statistics, it's sort of revealing of an agenda.
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,180
Posted By Ziphoblat
We live in a society that assigns gender roles...

We live in a society that assigns gender roles and is consequently simultaneously misogynistic and misandric. It will continue to be this way for the remainder of our species' existence because we...
Forum: The Pit 05-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,793
Views: 44,453
Posted By Ziphoblat
http://i.imgur.com/X2PRfF7.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/X2PRfF7.jpg
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