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    I think we lost the OP?

    I think we lost the OP?
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    Clearly fake.

    Clearly fake.
  3. It's a nice looking instrument, I never tried one...

    It's a nice looking instrument, I never tried one but I bet it's great.
    Honestly, they should re-release both Cutlass and Caprice basses, or come up with a v2, maybe? If they release a new line of...
  4. Yes, you're right. I received exactly what you...

    Yes, you're right. I received exactly what you described, I just forgot a couple of things.
  5. Both my Specials came with: - manual/description...

    Both my Specials came with:
    - manual/description of the bass (not 100% sure)
    - pickup(s) wiring scheme
    - booklets about EBMM products
    - tools (2 hex keys + 1 truss rod key)
    - case keys
  6. Wow...

    Wow...
  7. Currently not a fretless player, but I'd grab one...

    Currently not a fretless player, but I'd grab one of these of course. Man, it's stunning.
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    If you like fuzz, try a Shoe Pixel and enjoy the...

    If you like fuzz, try a Shoe Pixel and enjoy the ultimate sonic annihilation. Not an EB pedal, but defintely a fuzz to try.
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    I've always used angled cables, looped around the...

    I've always used angled cables, looped around the strap. No problems at all.
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    Are you saying that straight cables work better?

    Are you saying that straight cables work better?
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    It seems the exact same problem I'm having....

    It seems the exact same problem I'm having. Contact EBMM and they'll help you.
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    I've had the exact opposite experience, in Italy....

    I've had the exact opposite experience, in Italy. I was looking for a Special last summer and always found Classics or Old Smoothies.
  13. Sure. Anyway... I've talked with the shop where...

    Sure.
    Anyway... I've talked with the shop where I bought the bass and they offered me a free full check, so I accepted. We don't have EBMM here, so the bass will be shipped to the italian...
  14. I'm a humble person and I don't like to overrate...

    I'm a humble person and I don't like to overrate my tech skills at all, but I'm pretty sure that if I struggle to locate a problem, most of the repair shops wouldn't do much more than I did until...
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    Slinkies are definitely my favourite rounwound...

    Slinkies are definitely my favourite rounwound strings, but they should make the regular flats (Group) easier to find (if they still mkae them). Cobalt flats seem the only option available, and I...
  16. If the problem was just a stupid loose input...

    If the problem was just a stupid loose input jack, which I easily fixed in 5 minutes, there is nothing to worry about. If it's not, the problem will shop up again for sure, and I'll see what to do....
  17. If the bass keeps working, I can't see any reason...

    If the bass keeps working, I can't see any reason why I should replace anything. Plus, I don't think the battery box is the culprit, to be honest. Yesterday it worked fine again, it's two days now.
  18. It's still working.....

    It's still working..
    https://static.thenounproject.com/png/1367754-200.png
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    On both my Caprice and StingRay Special, E and G...

    On both my Caprice and StingRay Special, E and G strings are equidistant from the bridge pickups. I've made some tests and they sound better in this way.
    The Caprice has a neck P pickup which I set...
  20. Thanks for the suggestions. I'll see if I...

    Thanks for the suggestions.
    I'll see if I permanently solved the issue with time and constant use of the bass.
  21. I've replaced the batteries but the problem was...

    I've replaced the batteries but the problem was still there. Touching the plug was instantly bringing the signal back, so I thought about a faulty jack socket or bad contat or soldering. I removed...
  22. Both batteries are Duracell. I've taken a look...

    Both batteries are Duracell. I've taken a look inside both battery slots and honestly I don't know where and how the batteries make contact. How does that work?
    I'll also try to move the bass a lot...
  23. Thanks, Danny. The reason why I'm asking is...

    Thanks, Danny.
    The reason why I'm asking is because I always thaught that the usual symptoms of a low battery is lack of headroom, distortion, volume drops. This seems more like an instant cut of...
  24. Volume cutting with StingRay Special

    Hi,
    I bought a brand new StingRay special a week ago. I played it at the shop for a while before buying it, and eveything was absolutely fine.
    Yesterday I was reviewing a couple of songs before...
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    Ok, then. Ray 4 with Slinkies.

    Ok, then.
    Ray 4 with Slinkies.
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