NBD 1971 Fender Precision

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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by bobbybdazzler » 01 Mar 2018, 20:43

Congratulations Steve, I know you have had your heart set on this bass for a while, looks absolutely stunning and I can’t wait for my next visit to have a play, if you’ll let me of course.
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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by ozrider » 01 Mar 2018, 23:20

It looks pretty sweet, congrats! How does it really compare to the green machine?

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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by Rocksolid » 02 Mar 2018, 07:38

ozrider wrote:
01 Mar 2018, 23:20
It looks pretty sweet, congrats! How does it really compare to the green machine?
My Seafoam Green is great, but different. P Bass sized neck, Fralin pickup, so it's a more aggressive tone. Great rock bass, but yet the 71 will be also. Need to put my normal strings back on the Green machine so I can compare them properly.
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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by lownotes42 » 02 Mar 2018, 10:13

Well done mate - I was really curious what you were eyeing off. :hmm

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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by Macbass » 02 Mar 2018, 10:55

Oh nicely done Steve!
That's a Year of Birth bass for me too.....and rosewood...and burst...and....just wow.
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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by FunkyJase » 02 Mar 2018, 16:11

Nothing looks sexier than a naturally distressed bass.

I've seen some pretty good relic jobs but nothing relic's them better than 40 odd years of gigs :-)
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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by ozrider » 02 Mar 2018, 16:20

lownotes42 wrote:
02 Mar 2018, 10:13
Well done mate - I was really curious what you were eyeing off. :hmm

Sady (or luckily) not many 1975 fivers for me to lust after!
I think luckily... haha, I'm in the same boat. My penchant for fivers saves my bank balance from all this birth-year-bass shenanigans.

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Re: NBD 1971 Fender Precision

Post by deeevo » 03 Mar 2018, 17:11

Hey Steve, you finally got there. Genuinely happy for you. Cheers, Steve.
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