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  1. Thread: Nbd!

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    Nbd!

    Actually received this a few weeks ago but finally had the time to post a few of my usual blurry horrible pics...

    As always with EBMM the bass itself is top notch. No negatives as far as build or...
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    Sticky: Hello, may I please have the birthdate on...

    Hello, may I please have the birthdate on StingRay #E59178? Thank you!
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    Of course, Golem! I completely forget that you...

    Of course, Golem! I completely forget that you are in Troy! The bad thing about being old is forgetting things but the good thing is that I won't remember this mistake tomorrow! And yes, of course,...
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    Done!

    Okay...The bass has been ordered! Honeyburst SR4 single H unlined with tort guard and, yes, piezo!

    The wait begins! Tick tock tick tock......
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    Thanks for the invite! What's a nice guy like...

    Thanks for the invite! What's a nice guy like you doing in a place like that?

    You'll be happy to know that due to your singing the piezo praises along with many others during this search and in...
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    Well, I'm not looking for Pino's sound per se,...

    Well, I'm not looking for Pino's sound per se, rather I am just trying to maximize the sound that speaks to me.

    I am assuming, however, that if the store has one it will have factory rounds on it...
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    Hi Paco, I have heard a lot about the piezo...

    Hi Paco,

    I have heard a lot about the piezo option but have never played one. There may be a dealer within driving range who has one and if he does I will try one out.

    If not, it's the single...
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    I thought of that but I once did a refinish with...

    I thought of that but I once did a refinish with a highly recommended firm and they totally screwed the electronics up when they reassembled the instrument.

    So, yeah, never again.
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    I always suspected there was a secret room of...

    I always suspected there was a secret room of voodoo! :)

    At this point I am leaning on the side of making the purchase and hoping for the best. Still not sure if getting an H or a HH will make any...
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    You are quite right...I do believe Golem only...

    You are quite right...I do believe Golem only suggested it for comparison but there are three things in this world you never want to see:

    1. The vodka bottle is empty
    2. Your next door neighbor...
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    That is very very interesting, Golem! I never...

    That is very very interesting, Golem! I never would have thought of that!

    There are 2 problems, however...

    1. I am not qualified to swap necks and do not have a relationship with a luthier...
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    Update but with a question

    Okay, I am up to 80% sure that I am going to order the new bass but I have a question:

    As I stated earlier for some reason my HH fretless seems to be a little louder and have a bit more growl than...
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    Sparkles are not for me personally but your bass,...

    Sparkles are not for me personally but your bass, fatillac, is a beauty! Stunning!
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    Long ago I had just one fretless Ray but now I...

    Long ago I had just one fretless Ray but now I have 2 so...1352
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    Well, I did mention it was a fretless but not an...

    Well, I did mention it was a fretless but not an unlined one...Hey, Golem, the fretboard is perfect...flats only...and, yes, it has a matching headstock (which looks okay on this bass but I usually...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions and joining in on...

    Thanks for all the suggestions and joining in on the fun! Decisions, decisions....
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    Well, the odds of finding a used unlined fretless...

    Well, the odds of finding a used unlined fretless HH in honey burst are not good, so I may just have to make this purchase darn it! (though I really am trying to talk myself out of it...)
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    Talk me out of (or justify) this purchase!

    Okay...So for years I played an SR4 single H honey burst fretless (tort with unmatched headstock if you are into minutiae) and swore it was the bass I would go to my grave with. The band I was in at...
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    Have not posted here in a very long time but I do...

    Have not posted here in a very long time but I do check in from time to time...

    I do not need another bass but if one was offered in this color (in a SR4 unlined fretless) it would be a very hard...
  20. Thread: O/T RIP Alvin Lee

    by ptg
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    O/T RIP Alvin Lee

    I know I'm basically a lurker and not a poster at this point but could not help but want to express my sadness regarding Alvin Lee's passing.
    A skinny stringer, I know, but a wonderful guitar player...
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    Very nice work! I was, however, unaware that...

    Very nice work!

    I was, however, unaware that Captain America played bass! ;)
  22. Thread: True Short Story

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    That's a great story but, sadly, I don't believe...

    That's a great story but, sadly, I don't believe a word of it!

    Does anyone else here see a bass?

    Once a picture appears, though, I may be swayed! :D:D:D

    Wish I could be there to see the...
  23. Thread: My Second Bass

    by ptg
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    Sadly, it appears that this bass does not exist....

    Sadly, it appears that this bass does not exist. Without pictures to confirm I dare say that the OP was sleepwalking! :p
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    I own 2 StingRays that are fretless: one is a...

    I own 2 StingRays that are fretless: one is a single H and one is HH.

    They do have slightly different tones and, for me, the single H is my go to instrument.

    You'd have to hear them for...
  25. Great story! Glad to see that music jumped right...

    Great story! Glad to see that music jumped right back into your life!!

    I'm sure a certain adouglas will be commenting on the virtues of owning an orange Bongo very soon. :D
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