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    Thanks for the heads up in the Bass section,...

    Thanks for the heads up in the Bass section, Frono. I probably would've missed this thread without it since I only visit other sections sporadically.
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    It is a beauty all right. Its minty condition...

    It is a beauty all right. Its minty condition has survived for over 20 years, so I handle it with a great deal of care and, happily, can report that I've managed to not put any dings in or...
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    I should add to my previous comments that when I...

    I should add to my previous comments that when I refer to "Bi-Sonics", I'm speaking only of the newer ones found in the Newark Street series. I have not had the pleasure of playing a bass loaded...
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    I kept the SFI and also now have a beautiful...

    I kept the SFI and also now have a beautiful Westerly SFII (courtesy of forum member Mavuser) which is loaded with "Guild Buckers". Lots of people seem to dismiss those as inferior pups, but I...
  5. Before you give up on the BiSonic and start...

    Before you give up on the BiSonic and start carving up your pup cavity, I'd give a preamp a shot. I picked up one of these used for cheap and find that it has expanded the tonal palettes of all my...
  6. The pups designated "mini-humbcker" above (or...

    The pups designated "mini-humbcker" above (or something cosmetically similar) also showed up during the 1970s in Guild's short-lived, short-scale, budget-line, "Madeira"-badged, MB-100 basses. The...
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    Guild bass pups: ...

    Guild bass pups:

    http://i.imgur.com/Fe1cizM.jpg
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    But...they left out the part where she contracts...

    But...they left out the part where she contracts legionnaire's disease from the tainted water supply...
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    Get you to click on their item because the price...

    Get you to click on their item because the price "looks good" but seller doesn't really want to go that low so they add the difference back in as "shipping/handling"?

    Just a guess, because I...
  10. 35/pack when I quit. Don't miss it. ...

    35/pack when I quit.

    Don't miss it.

    Aren't too many other things I'd be less likely to do now than light one up.
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    Talk about a "blast from the past":

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7t_R-kWknc
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    90 views and not a single comment. Well, I...

    90 views and not a single comment.

    Well, I guess you're all either embarrassed for Guild or incensed that I misspelled "sighting"...
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    Starfire Bass siting...

    ...in, of all places, a Turtles video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDKqA5fbosY&list=PLhXWCBu1KlbDV-AUBwtC3b7Rs5gMcfoI0&index=9
  14. Very nice "Everly-esque" vocal harmonies.

    Very nice "Everly-esque" vocal harmonies.
  15. Westerly SF-II loaded with Guild Buckers in the mix

    If anyone who hasn't heard one previously wants to:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=68&v=cqOM3TtzdUU
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    ^What Chazmo said^

    ^What Chazmo said^
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    "I remember things that did not happen." Yeah,...

    "I remember things that did not happen."

    Yeah, me too: like the time Jack let his little sister borrow his Versatone for high school band practice...

    http://i.imgur.com/BYlutWz.jpg
  18. Many of us feel that way about the pearls we...

    Many of us feel that way about the pearls we posted in that period:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efHzGxEzDQA
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    "Sad Hours"-Little Walter Jacobs

    "Sad Hours"-Little Walter Jacobs
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    "My De De Dina"-Frankie Avalon

    "My De De Dina"-Frankie Avalon
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    Mellowgerman calmed my alarm via another bass...

    Mellowgerman calmed my alarm via another bass website as well.

    Good to see this place back up and running!
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    Only see one Versatone here:...

    Only see one Versatone here:
    http://i.imgur.com/Kw2KP4O.jpg
  23. I was at one of the Experience Winterland shows...

    I was at one of the Experience Winterland shows during which JC sat in. It's the only time I saw Hendrix live and it was a killer performance (which was not always the case with Jimi). They all...
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    My first NS SF was an SF-I that I got at a steep...

    My first NS SF was an SF-I that I got at a steep discount. It had a couple of those minor finish flaws at the edge of the fretboard: the clear was just slightly "fogged" in a couple places. ...
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    Maybe B-stock ones have insufficient extra...

    Maybe B-stock ones have insufficient extra harmonic richness.

    And maybe the "re-furbished" ones have been sent back to get extra harmonic richness "packed in tighter" at the factory.

    :wink-new:
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