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  1. Thread: next 4 string

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    That one in the vault is not a 4HH, it's just a...

    That one in the vault is not a 4HH, it's just a 4H.
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    Help: Hey everyone, I just got my stingray back from my...

    Hey everyone, I just got my stingray back from my tech yesterday. He got the truss rod sorted out so that I was able to add more relief but it was still buzzing a bit so I went back in today with the...
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    Has the SS Stingray been discontinued already?

    Has the SS Stingray been discontinued already?
  4. Thread: Big Al S-S-S

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    Nice find, I think I had been looking at that for...

    Nice find, I think I had been looking at that for the last few months on Reverb. I've been searching for a 5 string version though.
  5. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Well, just got a voicemail from my tech that is...

    Well, just got a voicemail from my tech that is looking at the Bongo and got some excellent news. He said he took the neck off, took the truss rod nut off and lubed up the truss rod and with some...
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    Hope everything is OK with the fire. Please let...

    Hope everything is OK with the fire. Please let us know how it sounds and feels. I'm interested to hear how the string spacing is on it. Do you happen to have a normal bongo for reference in regards...
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    Yes. It's 6 strings fit onto a 5 string bongo...

    Yes. It's 6 strings fit onto a 5 string bongo neck basically.
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    I'm very interested and can't wait to hear some...

    I'm very interested and can't wait to hear some more sound samples of the various blending options.
  9. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Thanks, I believe I saw a Mother's chrome polish...

    Thanks, I believe I saw a Mother's chrome polish at my local home depot so I will pick some up. Hopefully the bass isn't at the tech for too long cuz I'm itching to clean it and start playing.
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    Question: Ah you're right, I just looked them up and saw...

    Ah you're right, I just looked them up and saw that they have coated slinky's. I've never seen those in stores so I didn't realize they existed. I haven't really used any coated stings in years so I...
  11. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Yeah, but at least with this Bongo I knew going...

    Yeah, but at least with this Bongo I knew going in that it was going to likely have issues. It was a good deal with that in mind so just hoping it can be fixed. I'm sure the stingray will be alright...
  12. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    I just dropped it off so I will see what they say...

    I just dropped it off so I will see what they say once they've had a chance to look at it further.
  13. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Yeah, I think I'm going to bring it to a tech...

    Yeah, I think I'm going to bring it to a tech this afternoon to see what he says he can do.
  14. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    The neck bolt screws seem to be OK. When I have...

    The neck bolt screws seem to be OK. When I have it tuned up, I can physically pull the neck back towards me and see the strings get closer to the neck, however, the trussrod seems to be almost maxed...
  15. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Thanks, I'll see if I can find that silver...

    Thanks, I'll see if I can find that silver cleaner.

    Yes, the bass is very nice, and I have got the action down a bit so far in about a day and a half. It was 16/64ths and now I have it at about...
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    Help: Well the result was not great, unfortunately....

    Well the result was not great, unfortunately. Still the same issues as before. The solution the CS gave me was as follows: with the trussrod wheel loose enough to move with my fingers (as it already...
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    Help: So its .016 at the fifth fret, and appears to be...

    So its .016 at the fifth fret, and appears to be a bit less at the 7th which makes sense right since it get lessened as i go closer to the note that is being fretted. I received some advice from...
  18. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Here's a pic showing the crazy high action: 36942

    Here's a pic showing the crazy high action:
    36942
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    If the paint is already flaking off dramatically,...

    If the paint is already flaking off dramatically, I don't think a refinish is going to hurt the resale value much at all. In fact, I would personally pay more for a bass with a good refinish compared...
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    Question: Are you talking about the Cobalt rounds? I have...

    Are you talking about the Cobalt rounds? I have them on my SR5 and they aren't noisy to me, granted mine have been on for about a year so they may have settled down but I don't ever recall them being...
  21. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Thanks, Bert! I tried that before in another...

    Thanks, Bert! I tried that before in another thread and it didn't appear to attach the image but I'm going to give it a shot here. I think the issue was the I selected the file before and didn't...
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    Help: Thanks for the response, Bert! I'm not at home...

    Thanks for the response, Bert! I'm not at home right now to check the relief at the 7th fret but I will do so when I get home and compare it to the other frets.

    When I have looked down the neck,...
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    Help: It's definitely not the trussrod vibrating. It is...

    It's definitely not the trussrod vibrating. It is a very loud rattling of the strings on the adjacent frets and is experienced all over the fretboard so I can't see it just being a rod vibrating with...
  24. Thread: Bongo 6 Rescue!

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    Bongo 6 Rescue!

    OK so this post might end up being a bit long but I need some advice please.

    I just traded a Fender bass for a Bongo 6 which I believe will end up being a great deal, however, the Bongo needs...
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    Help: OK thanks guys, I think I got. Danny, I thought...

    OK thanks guys, I think I got. Danny, I thought you meant to have the 1st and 13th fretted, and then play a fretted 5th fret which was why it didn't work well. I didn't realize you had meant to just...
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