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by RickG
02 Aug 2016, 14:50
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Sydney GTG 6th August at**location update** - Turramurra
Replies: 162
Views: 13489

Re: Sydney GTG 6th August at West Pymble.

Wow, this has crept up on me (a bit like my son's 11th birthday the following day 8/ ). Still hoping to be there in the afternoon, would be great to meet some of you guys
by RickG
01 Aug 2016, 09:44
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Reo Fenders - Battle Of The Bands
Replies: 3
Views: 1374

Re: Reo Fenders - Battle Of The Bands

Nice sound. Good luck!
by RickG
27 Jul 2016, 14:14
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: What have you PLAYED on bass today?
Replies: 367
Views: 24096

Re: What have you PLAYED on bass today?

^^ yeah, that and Barely Legal have been a lot of fun. There's some interesting stuff on Beetlebum that I'm only just getting the hang of too
by RickG
27 Jul 2016, 11:45
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: What have you PLAYED on bass today?
Replies: 367
Views: 24096

Re: What have you PLAYED on bass today?

A bunch of songs for a rehearsal that will hopefully be happening soon: Lonely Boy (Black Keys), Barely Legal (Strokes), Beetlebum (Blur), Lust for Life, Gimme Shelter and Orange Crush (REM).

Having some fun learning the songs I wasn't already familiar with.
by RickG
21 Jul 2016, 09:32
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Ebay thread PART ONE - the good, bad, and ridiculous...
Replies: 284
Views: 11784

Re: The Ebay thread - the good, bad, and ridiculous...

I didn't think deals like that still existed, wow
by RickG
18 Jul 2016, 12:39
Forum: Amps, Preamps, Cabs - Classifieds
Topic: ALL SOLD - G&L, GK and Fishman
Replies: 7
Views: 1602

Re: Sale time..!! G&L, GK and Fishman

That L2000 won't last long surely. GLWTS!
by RickG
14 Jul 2016, 14:12
Forum: Electronics
Topic: torn speaker cone
Replies: 15
Views: 1827

Re: torn speaker cone

sharpman wrote:no worries Rick, happy to help. I didn't mention it at the time but I also applied a patch of black spray paint, good as new
Yeah I'll be doing that too, just wanted to confirm it worked
by RickG
14 Jul 2016, 08:51
Forum: Electronics
Topic: torn speaker cone
Replies: 15
Views: 1827

Re: torn speaker cone

if its a small tear in the paper, cant you just use a small strip of paper towel and glue? that's why I did with my SWR, and that worked a treat Good suggestion. I'll give that a try Happy to report I gave it a test run last night and all good! Thanks for pointing me in the obvious direction, ie fi...
by RickG
13 Jul 2016, 16:32
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Post your videos (new thread)
Replies: 89
Views: 8226

Re: Post your videos (new thread)

^^ Sounds and looks great
by RickG
13 Jul 2016, 16:16
Forum: Basses
Topic: New Flea Jazz Bass
Replies: 46
Views: 4748

Re: New Flea Jazz Bass

Interesting fact I just found out while reading about this bass........Flea (Michael Balzary) was born in Mount Waverley, Melbourne. Just a few suburbs away. Sorry....nothing to do with the bass, just an interesting bit of trivia. yeah, apparently his father was a diplomat. Don't think he lived her...
by RickG
12 Jul 2016, 15:46
Forum: Electronics
Topic: torn speaker cone
Replies: 15
Views: 1827

Re: torn speaker cone

Finally got a chance to do the repair last night. I found the below video mentioned on Talkbass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSbTbuZ-55Q Quite helpful but I made a real mess of the gluey tissue paper a couple of times. Will do the other side tonight then test - hopefully it'll keep the ol' fende...
by RickG
06 Jul 2016, 12:18
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Sydney GTG 6th August at**location update** - Turramurra
Replies: 162
Views: 13489

Re: Sydney GTG 6th August at West Pymble.

Wrenn wrote:
RedVee wrote:
grooveinsyd wrote:just wondering can a total amateur just come and hang around? probably creep around all the amazing gears?
That's my plan!
+1 for me too :D
Same for me.

I've got an older L2000 tribute and a MIJ 70s p-bass I can bring along
by RickG
29 Jun 2016, 12:38
Forum: Electronics
Topic: torn speaker cone
Replies: 15
Views: 1827

Re: torn speaker cone

sharpman wrote:if its a small tear in the paper, cant you just use a small strip of paper towel and glue? that's why I did with my SWR, and that worked a treat
Good suggestion. I'll give that a try