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by Classic5
18 Jul 2018, 20:32
Forum: Bass Guitars - Classifieds
Topic: FS Blastcult 32 $1000
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: FS Blastcult 32 $1000

brucebruce wrote:
18 Jul 2018, 19:54
Too bad this is in Ballarat...
Hey Chris, at this price it's worth a trip to Ballarat.
by Classic5
18 Jul 2018, 19:51
Forum: Bass Guitars - Classifieds
Topic: FS Blastcult 32 $1000
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: FS Blastcult 32 $1000

Bargain price for a very unique and rare bass :cool:
by Classic5
16 Jul 2018, 14:56
Forum: Off Topics
Topic: Rant Thread !
Replies: 2910
Views: 129873

Re: Rant Thread !

Parking fines and venues that reside in heavy traffic areas policed by sneaky, vulturistic, shit-gibbons who don't even need to get out of their car to book you for parking in front of a venue long enough to get your gear out. May their colourful, sugar-glazed donuts increase their girth making the...
by Classic5
16 Jul 2018, 12:19
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Gave the guys at Church a little something different today!
Replies: 17
Views: 215

Re: Gave the guys at Church a little something different today!

Very nice :cool:

So has this superseded your Glock rig? Or just another flavor option?
by Classic5
15 Jul 2018, 19:04
Forum: Bass Guitars - Classifieds
Topic: FS: 1990 Warwick Thumb NT 4 String
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: FS: 1990 Warwick Thumb NT 4 String

Still lying on the couch recovering, while at the same time thinking about how comfortable this bass was to play. It's definitely a terrific instrument that feels and sounds wonderful. Nothing wrong with 4 strings either, definitely my preference these days.

GLWTS :yep
by Classic5
15 Jul 2018, 13:46
Forum: Bass Guitars - Classifieds
Topic: FS: 1990 Warwick Thumb NT 4 String
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: FS: 1990 Warwick Thumb NT 4 String

And it does absolutely nothing. Baseball bat neck, 4 strings only, heavy, despite 34" scale quite hard to play in the money region. Yes, there is sentimental value but it seems to diminish every day......... My back is in absolute pain today due to a lower disc tear or something so I'm lying down t...
by Classic5
13 Jul 2018, 16:36
Forum: Off Topics
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 1234

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

The final is going to be an epic David v Goliath.

I hope Croatia win, but I fear France may very well take it.

Anything could happen on the day though.
by Classic5
13 Jul 2018, 16:32
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Future Builds - Kinda Not Random
Replies: 433
Views: 17375

Re: Future Builds - Kinda Not Random

Yeah, that wood combination looks terrific Michael. Real nice :thumbup:
by Classic5
13 Jul 2018, 14:52
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Latest Builds
Replies: 56
Views: 1509

Re: Latest Builds

Yeah, both of these are looking great. I can see why David is encouraging you to have them ready for the show. Very nice indeed :cool:
by Classic5
11 Jul 2018, 15:34
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Re: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS

The "rules" are good guidelines. We do covers and we do them well. We have over 100 songs in our repertoire and our gear and attitude is professional. We won't work for under about the money people are talking above ($200 each a night). Means we leave some of the venues to the guys who will work fo...
by Classic5
11 Jul 2018, 14:10
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Re: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS

That EXACTLY why I haven't been a "working" bassist for many years now Daniel. In 1984 I had a residency with a band and was paid $60 per night plus full on 3 course meal. The median house price in Melbourne was $65,000. In 2018, the median house price in Melbourne is over $900,000. So doing the ma...
by Classic5
11 Jul 2018, 13:28
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Re: TO ALL WORKING BASSISTS

Thats EXACTLY why I haven't been a "working" bassist for many years now Daniel. In 1984 I had a residency with a band and was paid $60 per night plus full on 3 course meal. The median house price in Melbourne was $65,000. In 2018, the median house price in Melbourne is over $900,000. So doing the ma...
by Classic5
10 Jul 2018, 12:14
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Warwick Corvette Ramp
Replies: 30
Views: 506

Re: Warwick Corvette Ramp

Great work! :thumbup:

Do you find it helps with playability and/or sound?
by Classic5
09 Jul 2018, 16:04
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: are nut slot hieights misunderstood?
Replies: 16
Views: 263

Re: are nut slot hieights misunderstood?

I recall seeing a youtube tutorial by a well respected luthier who thought the same thing about nut hight and most factory produced basses. His tip was to press the second fret, and look at the space between the bottom of the string and the first fret. It should have just a tiny amount of space, jus...
by Classic5
09 Jul 2018, 12:31
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: are nut slot hieights misunderstood?
Replies: 16
Views: 263

Re: are nut slot hieights misunderstood?

Yes nut slots are usually higher than they should be on most production basses, and filing them down does make the bass easier to play. I did this on my Yamaha and made a real positive improvement re playability. Keep in mind that the nut is just a replaceable part. Depending on the material, over t...