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Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
No worries. Some day, they will be bought by...

No worries. Some day, they will be bought by Gibson or Fender, and then there will be Foderas aplenty in Guitar Center!

The local fortune teller said it would happen.
Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 46,970
Posted By FatalGear41
Asphyxiation, or did you just bump into walls and...

Asphyxiation, or did you just bump into walls and fall down the stairs?
Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By FatalGear41
I must disagree. The Quarter Pounders in one of...

I must disagree. The Quarter Pounders in one of my Jazz basses are first-rate.

Nordstrands are very good, but very expensive. An average P/J set of Nordstrands will run you about US$280.00, so you...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Yes; but it is still wood that has been pissed...

Yes; but it is still wood that has been pissed and shit on by beavers. I prefer my basses to be piss-and-shit free...at least until I get them home and my dogs piss on them.

I cannot seem to break...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By FatalGear41
You want a set of pickups with some real punch...

You want a set of pickups with some real punch for that sort of thing, so I would go with a matched P/J set of Duncan Quarter Pounders.
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By FatalGear41
DR makes some damned fine bass strings. They...

DR makes some damned fine bass strings. They definitely stay brighter than Elixirs, and in my experience, they retain their brightness longer than D'Addarios. Of course; it has been quite some time...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 46,970
Posted By FatalGear41
Happy Halloween to all Denizens of the Bass...

Happy Halloween to all Denizens of the Bass Forum!!!

http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/304/a/1/happy_halloween_by_lordhannu-d4ekup5.jpg

May the drinking begin!!!!!
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-30-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at DR's DDT (Drop Down Tuned)...

Take a look at DR's DDT (Drop Down Tuned) strings:

http://www.drstrings.com/#!ddt-bass/c1ket

They were made for that sort of thing.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-30-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 46,970
Posted By FatalGear41
According to Vintage Guitar magazine, these are...

According to Vintage Guitar magazine, these are the 25 most valuable basses:

http://www.vintageguitar.com/special-features/25-most-valuable-basses/

What is horribly wrong with this list? Besides...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-30-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Swamp Ash is that part of the Ash tree that grows...

Swamp Ash is that part of the Ash tree that grows beneath the water line in swamps. That means it is the part of the tree that beavers piss and shit on every day of the week.

No thanks.

I see the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-28-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at the Ibanez SR500 series. It...

Take a look at the Ibanez SR500 series. It should suit your purposes perfectly. If you really want a tiny bodied bass, try to find a Cort Curbow. They were pretty neat, and they have the smallest...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-28-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By FatalGear41
I take it that you are looking for a four-string...

I take it that you are looking for a four-string bass, so for the price - and assuming that there is not a tremendous mark-up of price down in New Zealand - I would take a look at the Squier Vintage...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-27-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Sheesh! Why don't you just ask for the moon and...

Sheesh! Why don't you just ask for the moon and the stars and flying purple unicorns while you're at it! :D
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By FatalGear41
You don't see those particular models very much,...

You don't see those particular models very much, so finding someone who has one - and who understands the wiring - is a long shot. I would take the bass and that schematic diagram you have to a very...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; if you don't mind a short-scale sixgun,...

Well; if you don't mind a short-scale sixgun, there is always the Brice:

http://www.rondomusic.com/product5941.html

Carvin's new Vanquish sixgun is about US$1,400.00, which is not bad at all;...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-27-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Fender is too busy pissing off John Mayer these...

Fender is too busy pissing off John Mayer these days:

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1658864

And Stu Hamm has dumped Washburn and is now playing a Warwick bass, so he will...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Probably because you misspelled "Esperanza...

Probably because you misspelled "Esperanza Spaulding." :D

As for Carol Kaye, it probably has to do with her being one of the "Wrecking Crew." Too many people find it blasphemous to not worship...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 46,970
Posted By FatalGear41
Rest in Peace, Jack. You were one hell of a...

Rest in Peace, Jack. You were one hell of a bassist, and you changed rock n' roll...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-25-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By FatalGear41
In all honesty, bi-amping a bass simply does not...

In all honesty, bi-amping a bass simply does not work as advertised. Most bassists who have gigged with a bi-amped rig have found it profoundly disappointing.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-25-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 46,970
Posted By FatalGear41
You are not considering bashing Taylor Swift, are...

You are not considering bashing Taylor Swift, are you?

http://img1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120412072006/taylor-swift/images/2/29/Taylor-Swift-guitar.jpg

She dated John Mayer! Isn't that enough...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-25-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Hey; I'd buy one! If that little pony can play...

Hey; I'd buy one! If that little pony can play with his hoofs, then it must be one kick-ass Rickenbacker!!!

As for Fender Custom Colors, who needs more than Jet Black and Candy Apple Red?
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-24-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; I think the Charvel gets the nod over the...

Well; I think the Charvel gets the nod over the Jackson. But as those are both "Star-Shaped" and you mentioned Explorer shapes, I would take a look at the Ibanez Destroyer DT2. It is a bit more...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Fear not! I have found just what you...

Fear not! I have found just what you need!!!

http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/34500000/Colgate-my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic-34593999-600-1037.png

A My Little Pony...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
On the subject of amplifier...

On the subject of amplifier rants...

http://www.notreble.com/buzz/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Warwick-LWA-1000-115-230_01-620x252.jpg

It is a Warwick, it is US$900.00, and it is made in...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-24-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at Carvin's basses. They have some...

Take a look at Carvin's basses. They have some left-hand models.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-24-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
Tell me about it! I ripped the Music Man-style...

Tell me about it! I ripped the Music Man-style EMG-HZ humbucker out of a Schecter Devil 4-string, put in a respectable Seymour Duncan MM-style humbucker, and the difference is like night and day to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-23-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By FatalGear41
Assuming your guitar has a tremolo bridge, see if...

Assuming your guitar has a tremolo bridge, see if it is attached to the tremolo claw in the cavity where the springs are attached, like a Fender. If it is, make sure that the wire is properly...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-23-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By FatalGear41
You cannot beat chromatic exercises for getting...

You cannot beat chromatic exercises for getting your hands in shape and increasing speed and accuracy in your fretting hand.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 982
Posted By FatalGear41
How is it that Gibson - a company that is...

How is it that Gibson - a company that is pathologically obsessed with turning out reissue instruments - has yet to reissue the only truly great, original bass they ever created - the Gibson Victory...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By FatalGear41
It is probably a ground problem, or you may have...

It is probably a ground problem, or you may have a loose/bad wire on your bridge pickup. It should be an easy fix.
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