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AinsleyWalker

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  1. All these years I thought that Sterling was a budget line from Musicman, like Sub.. rather than a model of bass... 

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    2. ProfJames

      ProfJames

      If you go on the Ernie Ball MM site it explains.......the above comments are correct

    3. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      Haha no wonder I was confused! 😆Thanks guys 

    4. itsmedunc

      itsmedunc

      I have an EB Musicman Sterling. It rapidly became my go to bass. Top notch.

  2. Music shops near London that sell speaker cables (not the bigger ones, the ones with tips like instrument cables)? Neither BassGallery or any Denmark Street shops have any listed. Andertons do, but its a bit further out 

    (Can't call anywhere as my phone is out of action until tomorrow)

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    2. RichardH

      RichardH

      I have some I think in my bag of bits, made with chunky high current cable and Neutrik connectors. How long do you need, and how many? Am sure we can agree a fair price.

    3. PatrickJ

      PatrickJ

      Guitar Guitar in Camden maybe?

    4. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      No worries guys I drove over to Andertons as it was only about 25mins away 

  3. Is anywhere doing pedal repairs at the moment? The person I've used previously isn't responding to emails.

    1. TheGreek

      TheGreek

      Have you tried Mal Crawley in Stevenage? 

      Phone
      07549 65 85 95
      Home
      139 Lonsdale Road, , Stevenage, , Herts SG1 5DF,
    2. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      @The Greek I haven't, I'll give him an email. Thanks!

  4. image.png.f60bffe04415c2dd0394cc5c4eefa595.png

    Amusingly coincidental ad.. Might give them a ring... I'm constantly smelling GAS at the moment...

  5. How long do Fender typically keep models in production?
    I'm really interested in getting hold of a ultra jazz bass V in mocha burst in the next year or so but not sure if they'll still be manufacturing them.

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    2. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      @ead unfortunate but true. I remember my mate had a MIM jazz when we were younger and it was a great bass, but I got one recently and didn't like it at all. Ended up trading it. 

    3. ead

      ead

      To be fair to MIMs. I do believe they consistency and quality has improved in the last few years, but maybe yours slipped through the net.  I'm more of an MIJ/CIJ guy when it comes to Fenders though.

    4. Misdee

      Misdee

      Fender traditionally keep successful product ranges for about seven years. However, they are now looking at updating successful ranges every three or four years. 

       

  6. Sell me your Tone Hammer! 👀

  7. Lesson I've learnt this week is never window shop if you can't buy. My head has been turned....

  8. Anyone else receive a message from monicabrownb asking them to email her? I can't tell if it's a genuine new user who might be interested in something I'm selling, or it's a phishing/spam account. 

    1. Sibob

      Sibob

      Ignore, spammy spam

    2. Rich

      Rich

      'monica' is toast.

  9. Quick 'trusted seller' post for Big Bass Man, sent me an MXR bass octave deluxe boxed in great condition, came within 1 day of posting. Cheers! 

    1. SpondonBassed

      SpondonBassed

      Cool.

      You could do him a solid and post your comment on his feedback topic.  Feedback for Big Bass Man.

    2. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      @SpondonBassed oh yeah totally forgot about those, thanks!

    3. Big Bass Man

      Big Bass Man

      Thanks man - that's really nice!

  10. I've been playing for 11 years now, mostly self taught and I know a fair bit of theory but I've never actually sat down and learnt scales/modes etc and it's about time I think. Got a friend who's a pro bass player helping me out but any advice/suggestions/resources would be appreciated!

    1. Reggaebass

      Reggaebass

      If you haven’t already got it, I would highly recommend this book, it covers the major and minor scales, and there’s some great workouts, I’ve had it years and I still use it 🙂

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    2. AinsleyWalker

      AinsleyWalker

      @Reggaebass oh that reminds me I have lots of similar books here that were given to me back when I started (I was a stubborn teenager and didn't want to learn scales/modes sigh) but better late than never! 
      Thanks for the suggestion

  11. My MuTron Micro-Tron IV arrived today! Taken me a minute to get my head around how to get the tones I want, but first impressions are great!

  12. The day before payday the bass I was looking at on a shop's site gets sold. Typical :(

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    2. prowla
    3. lowregisterhead

      lowregisterhead

      I'm having a proper per-Xmas clear out and preparing to sell several 5's, so keep and eye out in the 'basses for sale' section in the next few days...

    4. lowregisterhead

      lowregisterhead

      3 now listed, a fourth coming later today. Sorry for the shameless plug, but you did say you were looking... 🙂

  13. Is it not against the rules to post an item for sale on here asking for the buyer to send money through Paypal Friends & Family? If not, it should be!! I see at least 1 scammer get called out on Facebook per week and it's ALWAYS because the buyer sent payment through F&F. 

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    2. Marc S

      Marc S

      I've used F&F a few times - usually when it's someone I've had some contact / discussion with, and had time to decide whether I have any cause for concern...
      I wouldn't use it for some stranger on a Facebook group though

    3. mart3442

      mart3442

      Buyers choice, use your common sense......

       

    4. ambient

      ambient

      If the buyer can’t or won’t collect, them I insist on friends and family, or bank transfer. I know several people who were scammed by people buying stuff, then claiming is not received, damaged, faulty etc. My sister-in-law even had an empty box returned to her by a buyer. 

  14. Typical, multiples of the pedal you want when you don't have the money, and when you do.. None in sight :( Sell me a Cali76 Compact Bass compressor!

  15. Sod's law that someone offers to sell you their pedal as soon as you've given in to waiting and bought a brand new one 😭

    1. Daz39

      Daz39

      A variant of this is suddenly seeing a pedal on For Sale that you've been waiting for yonks to see, but missing the sale by about 3 minutes...

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