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White Cloud

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  1. Status basses - advice

    Low action is great for me...I play fast fingerstyle with a light touch. Neck stability is also very important - I'm a bit paranoid about that since a Jaydee supernatural that I owned back in the day developed a terminal back bow. I think JD had received a rogue batch of mahogany at that time and I was one of the unlucky ones.
  2. Status basses - advice

    Thanks BassBus...very helpful
  3. Status basses - advice

    Brilliant reply...I really appreciate your input and the kind offer. Very helpful indeed.
  4. Status basses - advice

    I've recently found myself being drawn towards Status basses, in particular the headless variety. I had the chance to buy the all graphite (series 2000?) version back in the 80's on a couple of occasions...but instead opted for a Wal and Vigier respectively. I'm currently at the stage of seriously considering ordering a 5 string S2-Classic (bolt on neck); I really love the visual combination of wood and graphite. I am unable to get "hands on" - so Status bass owners what can I expect as a Status owner? Any opinions gratefully appreciated as in fairness they are not exactly inexpensive instruments.
  5. Two new Adam Clayton Signatures - Purple Sparkle!

    Oh good, yet more Fender signature models...oh good...
  6. Fender Marcus Miller V truss rod area of effect?

    Oh man, I hate it when this happens. I had a Jaydee Supernatural back in the day - the neck developed a terminal back bow of considerable proportions. Heartbreaking. Sadly this is the perils of wood...you just never know how it will behave regardless of how well seasoned.
  7. ACG Build Progress

    Stunning...
  8. NBD Gibson new old stock

    Yup, gotta like it. Nice!
  9. Sold:Fender(MiM)UrgeStuHammSignatureBass

    These are superb basses - GLWTS
  10. ACG Build Progress

    [quote name='eude' timestamp='1509293968' post='3397855'] Here's a wee sneak peek, it's amazing... [/quote]Amazing! Well worth the wait, that is a stunning instrument.
  11. Identifying jazz bass body

    Just looks like a bog standard, edge laminated Fender or Squire jazz body made from cuts of lightweight Alder (with a plain grain) to me.
  12. ACG Build Progress

    [quote name='eude' timestamp='1509089099' post='3396479'] Wait till you see what Alan sent me yesterday! Eude [/quote] Well, I'm guessing that the key word in your post is "wait" - which I now will....but not for too long! ...I cant wait.
  13. ACG Build Progress

    Beautiful, stunning work
  14. Flamed Bubinga ? (One for the luthiers ? )

    [quote name='Hellzero' timestamp='1508767619' post='3394274'] Here are some pictures of my Warwick Thumb NT 4 Burl Bubinga. Enjoy : [url="https://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=954518WarwickThumbNT420083.jpg"][/url] [url="https://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=901603WarwickThumbNT4200821.jpg"][/url] [url="https://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=475602WarwickThumbNT420086.jpg"][/url] [url="https://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=550616WarwickThumbNT4200817.jpg"][/url] [/quote] WOW!
  15. NBD: Wal fretless goodness

    Stunning basses, I had an identical fretless version. Congrats! Amazing demonstration of a fretless Wal by Percy Jones on the Brand X lp "Masques"
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