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  1. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    “In the day” he alleged used Pyramid Golds. I don’t know what he could do about the problematic low E though.
  2. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    The all-Alembic, with the superfilters. Wall of Sound show.
  3. mgod

    Bass saddles for sale on Guild site now!!

    They were originally plastic, as delivered from Hagstrom, then they switched to mahogany. My oldest Starfire has plastic, as do my 2 Hagstrom Coronados, but the rest have mahogany.
  4. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    That's a new headstock. RT chopped the sides and top off and turned it into an Alembic shape.
  5. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    Yes.
  6. mgod

    Bass saddles for sale on Guild site now!!

    I tried to order a set and the site kept cycling me around. Its fubar. As is the contact page.
  7. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    Dig this! And I was there.
  8. mgod

    Call the got-dayum fire department...🚨

    Dang, an acoustic fretless! I need me one of them!
  9. mgod

    Out of my price range but interesting, nonetheless

    I bet that sounds great. Much better than with the original pickup. I have an original JetStar, and it does.
  10. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    Congratulations, Sandy. Chiefly for surviving it.
  11. mgod

    Out of my price range but interesting, nonetheless

    Dan sez $4550 list.
  12. mgod

    Out of my price range but interesting, nonetheless

    How much?
  13. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    I need the statue of Bullwinkle J.Moose.
  14. mgod

    Maple Starfire bass necks

    Mahogany.
  15. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    You can have one made.
  16. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    A point of usefulness that RT always subscribed to: if a part is replaceable, be prepared to replace it. These are tools, use them as that. Even if they're precious to us, they aren't precious in the world. Apropos of what Mr. 2Corgis wrote about roundwounds digging in "slighty".
  17. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    PS - I used to use a set called Guild Multicore flatwounds on the Lesh M-85 fretless. I still have them because they're made from unobtanium.
  18. mgod

    Seeking advice from seasoned FRETLESS electric bass players...😊

    I want to TOTALLY disagree with everybody here. Roundwound strings, that's the thing. I have 3 fretlesses, all fairly unique, and all roundwound. My oldest I've had since I was 17, its my profile pic. It's a completely hollow M-85, currently it appears to have no pickups, once belonged to Uncle...
  19. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    I think it's really noteworthy that Phil regularly poses with Big Brown, and on occasion still uses it. It shows where his loyalty is. Cool. I agree.
  20. mgod

    Phil Lesh bass timeline

    [••••]! There were 40 of them at one point.
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