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#1 CygnusX-1Bk2

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Posted 17 September 2004 - 01:03 AM

Hey gang! Here's the place to discuss all thing bass (moan).

Basses:
Cream Fender Jazz (Mexican) Best $200 I ever spent! I replaced the original white pickguard with a tortoise shell one.
Cream Rickenbacker 4001

Amps:
For recording I use my guitar POD with either a 2 x 12 cabinet model or a 4 x 10 cabinet model. I also have a really old Standel solid state amp from the 60s which was rescued from the garbage. I had another one that belonged to my dad, but that one died and I wanted to replace it. The rescued amp sounds pretty damn good for being old and crappy. It's a 1 x 15 combo that's like 4 feet tall. A reall pain in the ass to move.
When I play with my Rush tribute band I play through my guitarist's bass rig which is a really nice GK head through a 2 x 10 cabinet with a tweeter and a 1 x 15 cabinet. Nice actually, though not mine.

Edited by CygnusX-1Bk2, 17 September 2004 - 01:26 AM.


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#2 Moonraker

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Posted 17 September 2004 - 01:05 AM

Lol, you dont wanna know my crappy rig

Squire P-bass (beat up to hell)
150 Watt Marshall Amp

I really need to go shopping  sad.gif  

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Posted 21 September 2004 - 06:46 AM

Carvin 4-string I had custom made out of unfinished American Walnut. I got the active model but I don't use the onboard EQ at all. I basically just run into an ART Dual MP preamp and from there straight into Pro Tools. I have a fairly consistent chain of Waves plugins I've settled into to get the sound I want at this point.

When the new CD is done and it's time to start doing some gigging in support of it, I've been thinking it would be cool to snag a 5-string Steinberger (going for that "hi-tech" look don't ya know, LOL...plus it would get in my way less while I'm playing keys). The original 5-string Steinbergers don't seem to be very easy to find, though. Ditto with the Trans-Trem models.

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 12:36 AM

My bass has just gone from dinged category to the busted and bruised but playable category (worthless) category just now.  That white bit at the top of the neck that seperates the neck from the head just cracked a bit at the G string and now my G string is pressed up against the first fret.  Cannot play an open G  confused13.gif

Maybe its finally time for that new bass I should have bought years ago.

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Posted 21 October 2004 - 07:48 PM

Mexican Fender P Bass
Peavey MAX 160 head
Yorkville 300 watt speaker

Not the best combo anyone's come up with, but i'ts working for now. I really want to get an Ampeg sometime, and some nice effects too.

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Posted 15 November 2004 - 04:10 AM

I just started playing Bass, so I haven't the best equipment ever. I play an  Epiphone Embassy Standard 4-strings. My amplifier is a Morgan Bass Amp, not the best sound, but I've been playing live with it, and I play The Pass with it, so it works fine for me. It's my first bass, and I hope that some time in the future I can afford to buy a Fender Jazzbass. I payed about $400 for the set; guitar and amp.  

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 03:47 PM

My rig is a Fender Jazz bass and an Olympic bass. A trace elliot head with 8- 10". I don't use any effects other than a pre amp and an eq.  

#8 CygnusX-1Bk2

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 04:07 PM

Do you mean Alembic?

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 07:16 AM

Basses:
Fender Geddy Lee Signature Jazz Bass
Gibson Thunderbird IV
Warmoth Explorer 5-string

Amps:
Ampeg SVT-3 Pro
SWR Workingman 4x10 and 2x12 cabinets
Hartke 3500
Hartke Transporter 4x10 cabinet

Preamp:
Digitech BP8 Valve Processor

Strings:
Dean Markley Blue Steel medium gauge

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MGD
Guiness
Jack Daniels
Mark Twain
Stolichnaya
Absolut
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Posted 21 October 2005 - 09:11 PM

My main rig is: Fender Jazz
                         Behringer Ultrabass BX3000T bass head
                         Hartke 4-10's cab with horn
                         Behringer Tube Ultragain Mic200 preamp
                         GHS Bassboomer strings

I also have 6 other basses including a 5 string & fretless & 4 other bass amps.  
  

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Posted 21 October 2005 - 09:46 PM

Here are some pics...

Fender Geddy Lee signature jazz bass

J bass 1

J bass 2

Rickenbacker 4003 fretless

Rick 1

Rick 2

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 10:26 PM

QUOTE (tepes22b @ Oct 21 2005, 09:46 PM)
Here are some pics...

Fender Geddy Lee signature jazz bass

J bass 1

J bass 2

Rickenbacker 4003 fretless

Rick 1

Rick 2

Damn Dude!!!! That Rickenbacker is BAD ASS 1022.gif

Edited becuase I forgot to post a pic of my basses
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Edited by Modest Man From Mandrake, 23 October 2005 - 11:14 PM.


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Posted 11 November 2005 - 09:54 AM

I just picked up my newest bass- a Rouge six-string. I wanted to move into six-string, so I started with a Rouge.  

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Posted 13 November 2005 - 08:37 PM

QUOTE (thestand @ Nov 11 2005, 09:54 AM)
I just picked up my newest bass- a Rouge six-string. I wanted to move into six-string, so I started with a Rouge.

How do you like it? I have a Rouge fretless bass. It sounds & plays great.  

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 04:21 PM

Fender Jazz (american made) main bass for me  smile.gif
Fender Precision (american made)
Fender Lyte Precision
Dean 5 string fretless

SWR 550x
SWR 4x10
SWR 1x15



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Posted 27 December 2005 - 10:55 PM

I bought a Geddy signature bass a few months back....$600, with a discount from my old employer....the lovely Guitar Center  boarder.gif  

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 11:05 PM

It's a Squier. Black, and white, don't know too much else. tongue.gif

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 05:52 PM

I just bought my first bass and amp.  Waiting for it to be delivered the beginning of next week.  I bought a Fender Standard Jazz Bass in Midnight Wine and a Crate BT50 amp.  Looking forward to learning to play the thing!

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 05:55 PM

QUOTE (By-Tor & the Jazz Bass @ Nov 13 2005, 08:37 PM)
QUOTE (thestand @ Nov 11 2005, 09:54 AM)
I just picked up my newest bass- a Rouge six-string. I wanted to move into six-string, so I started with a Rouge.

How do you like it? I have a Rouge fretless bass. It sounds & plays great.

Bah, sorry for never coming back.

Umm, in the first month, I started to pick up a scratch and pop from my electronics, so I thought it was one of "those" basses. But I brought it to my local shop, and whoever soddered the electronics did it horribly, so after that quick fix, it's now fantastic. I would definately recommend it, but get it from a dealer under warranty, so you don't have to pay for stupid things like that.  

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Posted 31 December 2005 - 07:01 PM

QUOTE
I just bought my first bass and amp. Waiting for it to be delivered the beginning of next week. I bought a Fender Standard Jazz Bass in Midnight Wine and a Crate BT50 amp. Looking forward to learning to play the thing!




Good luck to you indeed  wink.gif  




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