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  1. Question: HiddeR, you say the price is too high if it’s not...

    HiddeR, you say the price is too high if it’s not the original FB. No offense intended but that sounds somewhat like a collector value mindset. If the quality is equal to original, though not...
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    Begging of you my MM bro .... please lighten up !...

    Begging of you my MM bro .... please lighten up ! See, I got TWO classic Bergers for sale and I reeeeeally need that $6K, okay ?

    Thanks much !
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    LOL. You’ve plainly misunderstood nhb’s...

    LOL.
    You’ve plainly misunderstood nhb’s excellent explanation. It’s just further evidence that you’ll be better off doing your EQ by ear rather than chasing after technical spec’s. I remind you...
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    Help: Bought an ‘89 about a year ago from Guitar...

    Bought an ‘89 about a year ago from Guitar Center. It was $900, fairly low $$, possibly because it was modified. I happen to verrrry highly value the mod, a really professional conversion to FL with...
  5. Thread: Flats for Short

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    D’Adario Chromes seem identical.

    D’Adario Chromes seem identical.
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    I play 1H, 1Hp, HS and out of a dozen MMs one...

    I play 1H, 1Hp, HS and out of a dozen MMs one lonely HH. I do agree about the HH getting boomy although for my ear that only happens with all 4 coils on.

    Point is that there are 5 switch settings...
  7. Thread: Flats for Short

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    . You should never shorten bass strings. And...

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    You should never shorten bass strings. And BTW only the very thin first section of the leader should ever be trimmed. Also it’s best never to let the main wrap get wound onto the peg.

    I...
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    You now have 132 views and zero replies ... what...

    You now have 132 views and zero replies ... what does that tell you about how players determine their EQ settings ?

    The EQ channels are not discrete so knowing their nominal center hz is pointless...
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    While tort is my usual fave, the idea of the...

    While tort is my usual fave, the idea of the white body with a black neck and head plus a black PG is irresistible. Get a black strap to go along with the idea or even a black and white strap.
  10. Help: Just checked, mine does NOT do that. Even with...

    Just checked, mine does NOT do that. Even with the amp gain at 11 there’s not a trace. So I can second the motion to call CS.
  11. Thread: Wanted to buy

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    Sticky: Got one very lightly used ... mainly only Xmas...

    Got one very lightly used ... mainly only Xmas parties cuz it’s red. Has a white PG so it looks like Santa with his beard. I prolly have the original PG somewhere. Never had the two-tone collector...
  12. Thread: Wanted to buy

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    Sticky: Don’t know if the Boingo below is “Saphire” ......

    Don’t know if the Boingo below is “Saphire” ... but it’s a very neutral black. The PG set in place for the picture is a bluish black and I do believe it is “Black Ice”. I could be wrong. Anywho, just...
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    Think mebbe it’s the mahogany body ? Pretty much...

    Think mebbe it’s the mahogany body ? Pretty much alike to other SR4s other than that.

    My SR30th was sidelined a few years ago ... by an EB SUB. Does that mean that, to my ears, the SUB is the...
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    Sterling’s are among the best StingRays. I was...

    Sterling’s are among the best StingRays. I was in a shop playing the coolest Ray I’d ever touched. Acoarst I bought it ! And then I discovered I’d just bought my very first Sterling :-)
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    “Might share some pix“ ?!?!? MIGHT ??? ...

    “Might share some pix“ ?!?!?

    MIGHT ???

    Pix is The Law around here.
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    Used to have a flock of many verrrry various 30s....

    Used to have a flock of many verrrry various 30s. Now down to one. They can be excellent. Encountered an occasional dud but that can happen with long scale as well. The odds are favorable, so I’d not...
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    Complete Seymour Duncan Basslines system. My...

    Complete Seymour Duncan Basslines system. My first MM was already modded with that by its prior owner. Kept it over 10 yrs. Knowing nothing much at the time I just thought it was normal. After all,...
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    I used a Line6 with a 5HH. No problems and the...

    I used a Line6 with a 5HH. No problems and the b-string sounded ok too. I ran the receiver into the house system, which had no sub.
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    Despite the horrible lighting, it’s clearly...

    Despite the horrible lighting, it’s clearly intended to promote the Kala U-Bass ... which has, FYI in case you been living under a rock, an 18” scale and is in the double bass octaves. Available with...
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    After you buy the EB sub you’re gonna ask what...

    After you buy the EB sub you’re gonna ask what strings it wants. Don’t ask us ... ask the ax. Just put your ear right up against the body wood and you will hear it whispering: “Coooobaaaaalt .......
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    @badusername You say the dif is 3X the price...

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    You say the dif is 3X the price and acoarst that sounds huge ... until you state it as dollars. 200 v 600 ? 250 v 750 ?

    Yes the EB version is worth that many extra dollars. The...
  22. You should ask CS which one of the current three...

    You should ask CS which one of the current three trade names for SRs represents the original version from before any mutants were introduced. And I would not assume that the answer is “Classic” ......
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    Welcome home, Pilgrim. Don’t let any “expert...

    Welcome home, Pilgrim.

    Don’t let any “expert friends” tell you what kind of basses are for what kind of music. I’m sure those fine friends would have insisted that EBMM basses are NOT for my...
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    Ask your local ups or fedex franchised “Shipping...

    Ask your local ups or fedex franchised “Shipping Store” about a plan such as “hold at location” at a USA location, followed by a “forward to new destination” using your choice of Canadian...
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    If the bridge is the very last item awaiting a...

    If the bridge is the very last item awaiting a lightweight replacement then you’re prolly chasing after the very last 2 or 3 ounces. Is it worth it ? It’s a great bridge and the weight is in the best...
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