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    dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 20,827
    Got this short scale cheapie along with that bottom Fender Rumble 15 amp off CL yesterday. 



    Figured it would be good to have around the house, and the price was right.

    First bass ever.
    I SAW PEARL JAM
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    dudemandudeman Posts: 2,989
    Oh man. That's like a gateway drug right there. Before you know it, you'll have an amp rig as big as your fridge and things will be shaking off the walls in your house. 

    Congrats!
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    dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 20,827
    It's (mostly) for my kids.

    My son writes a lot of his own songs, and I thought having a short scale bass around could only help him with that.

    And yeah, I was surprised by how quiet that amp is. I guess it takes a lot more wattage to amplify a bass. Makes sense.

    Just bought some new strings from Sweetwater, but I don't think we'll go bigger on the amp unless someone decided to focus primarily on bass. That Rumbler 15 is perfectly fine for practicing at home.
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    dudemandudeman Posts: 2,989
    dankind said:
    It's (mostly) for my kids.

    My son writes a lot of his own songs, and I thought having a short scale bass around could only help him with that.

    And yeah, I was surprised by how quiet that amp is. I guess it takes a lot more wattage to amplify a bass. Makes sense.

    Just bought some new strings from Sweetwater, but I don't think we'll go bigger on the amp unless someone decided to focus primarily on bass. That Rumbler 15 is perfectly fine for practicing at home.
    Oh yes, definitely fine for practice. Those are solid amps. It's just addictive is all I meant. Bass is one of those things that you get to hear AND feel and once it grabs hold, it can be difficult to keep from wanting more. 
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    dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 20,827
    dudeman said:
    dankind said:
    It's (mostly) for my kids.

    My son writes a lot of his own songs, and I thought having a short scale bass around could only help him with that.

    And yeah, I was surprised by how quiet that amp is. I guess it takes a lot more wattage to amplify a bass. Makes sense.

    Just bought some new strings from Sweetwater, but I don't think we'll go bigger on the amp unless someone decided to focus primarily on bass. That Rumbler 15 is perfectly fine for practicing at home.
    Oh yes, definitely fine for practice. Those are solid amps. It's just addictive is all I meant. Bass is one of those things that you get to hear AND feel and once it grabs hold, it can be difficult to keep from wanting more. 
    He did say yesterday that he wants to play bass, but he wants to play everything.

    At some point I’ll try to find an eight-track recorder for the kid. 
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    dudemandudeman Posts: 2,989
    You're a good dad.
    If hope can grow from dirt like me, it can be done. - EV
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    A new addition to the family.  It is is the most beautiful guitar I have ever held. So simple.  


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    gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin Louis Posts: 22,186
    A new addition to the family.  It is is the most beautiful guitar I have ever held. So simple.  


    whoa!!! what a beauty!!

    man now you've got me jonesing for something with p-90s. i have to wait until after the first of the year. although with guitar center going bankrupt now may be the time to look at them. 

    enjoy!!
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    A new addition to the family.  It is is the most beautiful guitar I have ever held. So simple.  


    whoa!!! what a beauty!!

    man now you've got me jonesing for something with p-90s. i have to wait until after the first of the year. although with guitar center going bankrupt now may be the time to look at them. 

    enjoy!!
    Thanks!  I haven't got to spend a lot of time with it yet but definitely a dirtier tone than the humbuckers.  I love it thus far.   It will be interesting to see what happens with Guitar Center and what deals may be had. 
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659
    It just ordered a PRS Silver Sky from Sweetwater. Christmas come early. Can't wait to play it. 


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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    pjpjpaul said:
    It just ordered a PRS Silver Sky from Sweetwater. Christmas come early. Can't wait to play it. 


    Awesome guitar. What amps are you using? 
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659
    pjpjpaul said:
    It just ordered a PRS Silver Sky from Sweetwater. Christmas come early. Can't wait to play it. 


    Awesome guitar. What amps are you using? 
    Mesa Boogie California Tweed and Marshall DSL 40c with creamback. Also use a Universal Audio OX Box. 
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    mcgruff10mcgruff10 New Jersey Posts: 27,961
    Sweet guitar! Let us know how she plays.  
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
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    KswheelerKswheeler Philadelphia Posts: 72
    Just picked this up 2014 custom shop 1960
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659
    Kswheeler said:
    Just picked this up 2014 custom shop 1960
    Nice! 
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    KswheelerKswheeler Philadelphia Posts: 72
    Thanks 
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    That Fender is a badass guitar.  Enjoy!
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    edited December 2020
    Bought an Epiphone Sheraton II Pro last week.  Didn’t feel like shelling out Gibson ES-335 money.   I like the Epiphone so far. Anyone else have semi-hollows they like? 


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    mcgruff10mcgruff10 New Jersey Posts: 27,961
    Bought an Epiphone Sheraton II Pro last week.  Didn’t feel like shelling out Gibson ES-335 money.   I like the Epiphone so far. Anyone else have semi-hollows they like? 


    Two new guitars in the past two weeks?!?! Both are gorgeous bud.  Congrats.  
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    mcgruff10 said:
    Bought an Epiphone Sheraton II Pro last week.  Didn’t feel like shelling out Gibson ES-335 money.   I like the Epiphone so far. Anyone else have semi-hollows they like? 


    Two new guitars in the past two weeks?!?! Both are gorgeous bud.  Congrats.  
    Ha.  Thanks. Have another acoustic on reserve at Sweetwater.  Should come in during December.  Using all the budgeted travel funds for 2020 for guitar stuff.  Haven’t bought any guitars since 2014 so it had been a while.
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    KswheelerKswheeler Philadelphia Posts: 72
    Looks great thanks I love it
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    bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 6,932
    Some really amazing guitars up there! Love the strat. Beauty. 

    The epiphone looks great. Next on my list is a Les Paul but I’ll go with the epiphone too. Can’t justify the Gibson price. 

    That PRS looks bad ass. Never played one but intrigued because I play a strat most often and it’s very similar. 
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    mcgruff10mcgruff10 New Jersey Posts: 27,961
    Besides the price is there a huge difference between gibson and epiphone?
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    bump for love of an epiphone
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    mcgruff10 said:
    Besides the price is there a huge difference between gibson and epiphone?
    The price difference is definitely more than the tangible differences in the guitar.   I watch these YouTube comparison videos and can’t tell much of a difference.  Obviously this is YouTube and not in the room but to me the amplifier and the attack of the player make the biggest difference.  
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659
    bbiggs said:
    Some really amazing guitars up there! Love the strat. Beauty. 

    The epiphone looks great. Next on my list is a Les Paul but I’ll go with the epiphone too. Can’t justify the Gibson price. 

    That PRS looks bad ass. Never played one but intrigued because I play a strat most often and it’s very similar. 
    I will let you know how the prs plays. It should arrive Tuesday. 
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659


    Just got her home. Can't wait to plug in and rock out. I'll post a full review in a day or two. 
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    bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,587
    pjpjpaul said:


    Just got her home. Can't wait to plug in and rock out. I'll post a full review in a day or two. 
    That is awesome.  When Sweetwater sent me my guitar it said to wait 24 hours to open to let it acclimate to the temperature.   That was difficult.  Look forward to hearing how it plays.
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    pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 1,659
    pjpjpaul said:


    Just got her home. Can't wait to plug in and rock out. I'll post a full review in a day or two. 
    That is awesome.  When Sweetwater sent me my guitar it said to wait 24 hours to open to let it acclimate to the temperature.   That was difficult.  Look forward to hearing how it plays.
    Yeah that is what mine said too but I waited about 15 hours and it was fine. Its more if the guitar is a nitro finish or acoustic or if the temp changed drastically so it's fine. 
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    mcgruff10mcgruff10 New Jersey Posts: 27,961
    Beautiful guitar Paul.
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