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Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By FatalGear41
I have never been a fan of GK's full-sized...

I have never been a fan of GK's full-sized amplifiers; though they are very good, to be sure. But the MB Series micro-amps sound remarkably good, and are surprisingly loud; even the MB200. I...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; you could swap out just about any bridge...

Well; you could swap out just about any bridge for just about any other bridge, simply by removing the original bridge and filling in the screw holes with plastic wood, epoxy, or wooden dowels. Then...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By FatalGear41
It appears to be a pretty good knockoff of a mid...

It appears to be a pretty good knockoff of a mid to late 1970s B.C. Rich Eagle bass. The B.C. Rich insignia for their U.S.A.-made electric instruments is a stylized "R" in the same sort of script as...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
Happy 4th of July, Bass...

Happy 4th of July, Bass Forum!

http://www.saratogaresortandspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/4thfireworks1.jpg

Let the drinking and revelry commence!
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By FatalGear41
The Gibson Tony Iommi pickup has an Alnico V...

The Gibson Tony Iommi pickup has an Alnico V magnet running along the bottom of the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-30-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By FatalGear41
Yes, and just six weeks ago, John Wetton had a...

Yes, and just six weeks ago, John Wetton had a two-pound cancerous tumor removed. This year is going to go down in bass history as a very bad one.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By FatalGear41
Either I am the Highlander, or it was a typo!

Either I am the Highlander, or it was a typo!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By FatalGear41
There was a company in Wallins, KY called Wallins...

There was a company in Wallins, KY called Wallins Electronic Manufacturing Company that sold amplifiers under the Crestline name. I saw one or two of them in the mid-1970s, but that's about it. ...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By FatalGear41
Goodbye Chris Squire, and Thanks for the Music!

The bass world lost a true giant the other day. Chris Squire - the famous Prog Rock bassist with Yes and XYZ, as well as as a solo artist - passed away on Saturday, 27 June 2015, at the age of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By FatalGear41
This is the Bass Forum! Of course you can ask...

This is the Bass Forum! Of course you can ask here! We try to be helpful - at least, when we are not drunk.

Transposing a piece of music from one key to another is a standard practice, and doing...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,833
Posted By FatalGear41
If you use tweed, you are setting yourself up for...

If you use tweed, you are setting yourself up for a lot of bad "Englishman" jokes.

An old leather suitcase with a bunch of old-time travel stickers would be more cool, and definitely more "Hipster."
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By FatalGear41
There are actually quite a few different bass...

There are actually quite a few different bass pickups, and some are known by "type" names that do not take into account their differences.

The "Precision Bass" pickup is really just a humbucker,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By FatalGear41
You've got delay, volume, and possibly a...

You've got delay, volume, and possibly a synthesizer pedal (envelope filter) going on at the same time. Most of the effect seems to come from the delay.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
Chris Squire was truly a rock icon. One of the...

Chris Squire was truly a rock icon. One of the greatest bassists of all time has fallen. We were lucky to have him and his music for as long as we did, and the world - and rock music - are so much...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; Mesa used to offer fancy hardwood cabinets,...

Well; Mesa used to offer fancy hardwood cabinets, but they may have stopped that a long time ago. I think they reserve it for their combo amplifiers.

A company called "J Design" still offers them,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By FatalGear41
People have said good things about Rondo's SX...

People have said good things about Rondo's SX Leo:

http://www.rondomusic.com/leo3ts3.html

And they ship it to you.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By FatalGear41
One of the things that can cause a static-like...

One of the things that can cause a static-like noise in amplifiers is a plasma screen television. Mine causes enough noise that I have to make sure it is turned off whenever I play. And I don't...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-25-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
A cultural and artistic icon has...

A cultural and artistic icon has fallen:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/23/living/pink-flamingo-creator-donald-featherstone-dies-feat/

The world is truly an emptier place...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By FatalGear41
Well; if price is an indicator, then the finest...

Well; if price is an indicator, then the finest cable on the planet earth has to be the Alessandro Instrument Pro 20-foot cable. It sells for...hang onto...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
It is an electric bass, by any other name. ...

It is an electric bass, by any other name. US$3,600.00 is a lot for an electric bass.

Some aspects of acoustic instruments are insanely expensive; solely because people are willing to spend that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 324
Posted By FatalGear41
I haven't seen one of those for a while. HNGD! ...

I haven't seen one of those for a while. HNGD! Enjoy it!
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-23-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
Typical! A perfectly good conversation on this...

Typical! A perfectly good conversation on this forum about cheap, disgusting booze is ruined by talk of fine bass equipment!

Joyo pedals are nice,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By FatalGear41
You could always pick up an Alessandro Instrument...

You could always pick up an Alessandro Instrument Pro 20-foot cable. Only US$1999.95!

http://www.alessandro-products.com/cables-inst.html

Short of being made of gold, what could possibly go into...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-23-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By FatalGear41
Unless you live near the ocean, where there is a...

Unless you live near the ocean, where there is a substantial amount of salt in the air from the salt water, you should be fine. Heat and cold will not affect the strings; even if you live in the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-23-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By FatalGear41
Vester was a brand name put on a number of...

Vester was a brand name put on a number of imported guitars and basses some years ago. The instruments were made in South Korea and Japan. Some of them were very good. Most of Vester's bass...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By FatalGear41
Cables can make a big difference; particularly...

Cables can make a big difference; particularly when recording. If you just want a cable to knock around with, then just about any cable will do. Cables from Planet Waves and Fender are inexpensive...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-23-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
And Boone's...

And Boone's Farm:

http://drinks.seriouseats.com/images/20110413-boones-farm-bottles.jpg

And the absolute worst, most evil drink ever to infect the face of this...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-22-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By FatalGear41
Depending on what music you wish to play, you...

Depending on what music you wish to play, you will need a five-string bass. They are not harder to play than a four-string bass, but as others have said, it does take some getting used to.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-22-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,739
Views: 74,438
Posted By FatalGear41
When you're too broke to drink, there's always...

When you're too broke to drink, there's always the last resort:

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc481/planalp/Wines1.jpg

No one is ever too broke to drink Thunderbird or Night Train.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By FatalGear41
You will probably develop a callous after a lot...

You will probably develop a callous after a lot of slap playing. Just don't overdo it when playing slap. You are, after all, smashing the side of your thumb against a piece of steel and hardwood. ...
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