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Forum: Bass Guitar 04-15-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By FatalGear41
To put it simply, a musical scale is a group of...

To put it simply, a musical scale is a group of musical notes that are ordered according to pitch. There is certainly some very complex theory behind scales, but to boil it down to its most basic...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By FatalGear41
Once upon a time, when transistors were...

Once upon a time, when transistors were considered "high tech" and phones still had dials, the electronic shops couldn't give vacuum tubes away. There were all sorts of U.S.A.-made tubes sitting on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-09-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By FatalGear41
You could find a good woodworking artist and have...

You could find a good woodworking artist and have it carved:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lumberjocks.com/ljwcnbv.jpg

If there are any auto shops that do custom paint jobs, they can and probably will...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-09-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By FatalGear41
Thoroughly cool! Nice build! HNPartsGD! Enjoy...

Thoroughly cool! Nice build! HNPartsGD! Enjoy the hell out of it!
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By FatalGear41
I have seen a couple of bassists playing what I...

I have seen a couple of bassists playing what I can only assume are custom-made Electra basses, which look pretty good. AFAIK, Electra offers only its Phoenix bass in 4-string and 5-string versions....
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
Let not your heart be troubled! Just remember...

Let not your heart be troubled! Just remember that wherever we are; wherever we go; whatever we do; there is a duck watching...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
Other than as fretboard markers, white pearloid...

Other than as fretboard markers, white pearloid has its appropriate uses:

http://www.pottytrainingconcepts.com/common/MAG/Pearl-1.jpg

That's about it. But even so, it is better looking than the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By FatalGear41
While I am almost certain that he had the string...

While I am almost certain that he had the string nut replaced, Zander Zon plays what appears to be a stock Zon VB4...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By FatalGear41
Unless your first stringed instrument is an...

Unless your first stringed instrument is an electric bass, and you start from day one with a pick, then learning to play the bass with a pick can seem like quite a challenge. There are a few reasons...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By FatalGear41
The piccolo bass - at least, as it currently...

The piccolo bass - at least, as it currently exists - is almost entirely a solo (or lead) instrument. The piccolo strings are no thicker than electric guitar strings. GHS makes a piccolo bass...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
I will see your stuck SIM card, and raise you a...

I will see your stuck SIM card, and raise you a 40-mile motorcycle ride through dense freeway traffic in the pouring rain. Today was indeed a forgettable day.
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
Then they are poseurs! The Mandinka tribe hails...

Then they are poseurs! The Mandinka tribe hails from Gambia. The largest tribe in Liberia is the Kpelle. Of course, there is a Mandingo tribe there, but it is a small minority.

Years of college...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
And the digital weirdness just keeps on...

And the digital weirdness just keeps on coming:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/music/artiphon-instrument-1/
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By FatalGear41
Copper coated? Seriously? Copper is a...

Copper coated? Seriously? Copper is a non-ferrous metal. Would the pickups work with it? And copper bracelets routinely turn people's wrists green, so imagine what it would do to your fingers!

I...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
Oh, yes it...

Oh, yes it...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
Who or what is TLO?

Who or what is TLO?
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By FatalGear41
You have to take customer reviews with a grain of...

You have to take customer reviews with a grain of salt - unless they all agree one way or the other, which I have yet to see.

When choosing bass strings, the first thing you need to decide is:...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-05-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
Happy...

Happy Easter!!!

http://sarahsbakestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Marshmallow-PEEPS.jpg
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-04-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By FatalGear41
Zander Zon should also get a nod, as he is...

Zander Zon should also get a nod, as he is reinventing what can be done with a piccolo bass:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQoRS09OUnE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiSgyCPPoKU
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-04-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By FatalGear41
That's how almost all Signature models begin:...

That's how almost all Signature models begin: someone tricks out an existing guitar. Looks great! Enjoy the hell out of it!
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 793
Posted By FatalGear41
HN(Old)GD!!! Enjoy the hell out of it!!!

HN(Old)GD!!! Enjoy the hell out of it!!!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-03-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 413
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at the PreSonus Audio Box...

Take a look at the PreSonus Audio Box 1818VSL:

http://www.presonus.com/products/AudioBox-1818VSL

It is at the high end of your price range, but it seems to have what you seek. Nice unit, to be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-03-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By FatalGear41
Take a look at Mesa's CabClone...

Take a look at Mesa's CabClone device:

http://www.mesaboogie.com/cabinets--simulators/guitar-cabinets--simulators/guitar-cabinet-simulator/cab-clone.html

People who have used it tell me it is...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
Pickguards should be black, white, chrome, or...

Pickguards should be black, white, chrome, or gold (preferably black). I just cannot abide anything else. I don't even like tortoise shell pickguards on acoustic guitars.
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
So it is essentially a Sesame Street sort of...

So it is essentially a Sesame Street sort of thing to encourage kids to take drugs, think evil thoughts, and listen to Norwegian Black Metal; right?

OK, that makes sense.

EDIT: Rather like...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
I freely admit that I absolutely, positively, do...

I freely admit that I absolutely, positively, do not get it! And I watched it several times!

So what, exactly, did I miss? What is the secret? Leave me not to wallow in the dark. What, pray...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
I stand by my assessment: tortoise shell...

I stand by my assessment: tortoise shell pickguards look like plasticized burnt marinara sauce. I do not find them attractive, and have replaced a few in my day and have been glad that I did.

And...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By FatalGear41
There is always Pryat Cask 1623. Pricey, but...

There is always Pryat Cask 1623. Pricey, but said to be a remarkably good dark rum!

http://www.liquorature.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/D7K_5545.jpg
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,687
Posted By FatalGear41
I have always believed that Tortoise Shell...

I have always believed that Tortoise Shell pickguards do not go well with anything.

This monstrosity is the proof!
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-03-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 62,761
Posted By FatalGear41
I think that I speak for all of us when I...

I think that I speak for all of us when I ask...

WTF???!!!
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