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  1. I'll bite and show bias for my 25th! 19780...

    I'll bite and show bias for my 25th!
    19780
    19781
    19779
    19782
    19783
    Cheers
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    Help: Issue with bridge pickup on Big Al 5 SSS

    Hey guys,

    I recently picked up a Big Al 5 second-hand which has an issue with the bridge pickup. On the B String side of the bridge pickup, the brass washer / nut (that the screw from the bridge...
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    Off Topic: Encountered this situation back in late 2008 /...

    Encountered this situation back in late 2008 / early 2009 when I was searching for a PA that would be portable, lighter in weight and handle any wedding / function based gig I could throw at it (from...
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    25th in both Trem (Quilt) and Stoptail (Flame)...

    25th in both Trem (Quilt) and Stoptail (Flame) listed on Bass Central's website
    Musicman 25th Anniversary Bass and Guitars

    Black Roasted Reflex with Trem also spotted on their site as well...
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    Question: I don't think you can go wrong whichever way you...

    I don't think you can go wrong whichever way you go. Reflex basses are monsters and swiss army knifes in terms of tonal options. Big Al's are just as equally, so either way you head, you've got tonal...
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    Where abouts in Aus are you? If you are in...

    Where abouts in Aus are you? If you are in Melbourne, you can take a trip to Pony Music to try their 25th 5HH.
    They are swiss army knife basses. In my opinion, one of the best basses you can buy...
  7. Question: I have said this before and I'll say it again. My...

    I have said this before and I'll say it again. My 25th 5HH BFR Rosewood Neck has ruined me for so many other basses. Punch, definition and tonal options for days. Comparison to my previously owned...
  8. Help: No brainer for me, I'm in and transaction sent....

    No brainer for me, I'm in and transaction sent. BP has put a generous offer on the table, and with greatest respect to BP, this has had no bearing on my decision. To me a good cause is a good cause -...
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    In no particular order (except for the first...

    In no particular order (except for the first one!):D

    Can't believe someone didn't beat me to this one
    Craig Young!!!!!!!
    http://www.markbass.it/upload_area/artists/img1/craig_young_750px.jpg
    ...
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    Another big +1 on the Beyerdynamic DT770's. If...

    Another big +1 on the Beyerdynamic DT770's. If mine ever die, I'll go straight out and get another pair of them.
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    Ha ha ha, I needed a good laugh today. This hit...

    Ha ha ha, I needed a good laugh today. This hit the spot.
  12. Thread: Sad day guys

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    Off Topic: Nothing like a thread like this to put life into...

    Nothing like a thread like this to put life into perspective. Heart-wrenching and my thoughts are definitely with this family. Made me give my family an even bigger hug tonight. Thanks for posting...
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    I hope I don't get flamed for mentioning this...

    I hope I don't get flamed for mentioning this brand name here, but I think Flea Bass have a 30" scale Junior bass
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    Don't forget the other 25th (HH) in the FS thread...

    Don't forget the other 25th (HH) in the FS thread also for a great price. Either way single H or HH..... killer basses!
  15. I haven't had any experience trying this method,...

    I haven't had any experience trying this method, but I have been informed that using a soldering iron to heat up the screw can assist. Essentially, the screw expands in the hole from the heat, then...
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    I'm a bit late to the party, but Happy B'day BP!...

    I'm a bit late to the party, but Happy B'day BP! Here's to another year of musical inspiration.
    Cheers
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    Question: I couldn't help but name my 25th BFR 5HH (#6 -...

    I couldn't help but name my 25th BFR 5HH (#6 - Rosewood neck) anything else but "The Beast". It helps that it has looks and tone to match the name....
  18. Awesome groove happening in the middle there.

    Awesome groove happening in the middle there.
  19. Thread: Nbd

    by smokey
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    Mmmmm 5 string Big Al H! :D I'm yet to get my...

    Mmmmm 5 string Big Al H! :D I'm yet to get my hands on an Big Al to road test. I'll have to wait til one pops up near me. Be very interested to A/B one against my 25th.
  20. Thread: Incoming

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    One word says exactly what that bass has........

    One word says exactly what that bass has..... "Class". Great score.
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    Off Topic: Colin, thinking of you and also anyone else in...

    Colin, thinking of you and also anyone else in the flood affected areas of QLD. It's really hard to comprehend such devastating flooding in Australia. On Sunday night I donated to the Flood Appeal,...
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    Cool unique look. Definitely a conversation...

    Cool unique look. Definitely a conversation starter and one of a kind.
  23. Thread: 5-String Vote

    by smokey
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    Poll: +1 on where's the 25th or Reflex? I'd highly...

    +1 on where's the 25th or Reflex? I'd highly recomend considering either in your purchase options, but out of your listed choices:
    I voted for the 20th, only because of the Mahogany tone block on...
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    Question: I love the look of the white Reflex's, but I...

    I love the look of the white Reflex's, but I can't live without my 25th BFR 5HH. Appearance aesthetics aside, resale value may hold up better on a 25th due to the limited run (and guaranteed killer...
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    +1 to what has already been posted. The quality...

    +1 to what has already been posted. The quality control of EBMM is to such a high standard. Advise your friend to look at getting a SR5 HH (Used or New).
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