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by BASSAL
Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: BassPlayer.co.nz News / Meet & Greets
Topic: RSVP to BassPlayer Meet 'n Greet (Auckland 10th Nov 09)
Replies: 63
Views: 30909

Re: RSVP to BassPlayer Meet 'n Greet (Auckland 10th Nov 09)

HI,BEEN MISSING IN ACTION FOR 18 MONTHS,NEED TO GET OUT OF THE RUT AND STILL A NEWBIE,SO I WILL BE THERE AND HOPE YOU GUYS CAN HELP.CHEERS AL.
by BASSAL
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Age groups?
Replies: 56
Views: 20381

Re: Age groups?

PS forgot the smile :D
by BASSAL
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Age groups?
Replies: 56
Views: 20381

Re: Age groups?

Hear goes,i started playing bass at,wait for it,last year (64),the beatles,when i get old and losing my mind,when im 64.Thats me been playing about 18 months,played a little rythm guitar before,ran my own karaokes etc. got most of the gear that i want and need.Apart from johnny devlin probably the o...
by BASSAL
Sun Nov 11, 2007 7:19 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: What's the best action for slap?
Replies: 45
Views: 23040

Re: What's the best action for slap?

Newbie question.I grew up in the old upright slap bass era. question,is it possible to achieve a similar sound to the old upright on an electric.It dosn't seem possible to my simple mind as the two instruments are totally different beasts. however if it can be done i would be only too pleased to hea...
by BASSAL
Fri Nov 09, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Singing and playing?
Replies: 17
Views: 8956

Re: Singing and playing?

Hi,just read through the article,maybe im a bit fortunate as i have been singing for a few years now mainly my own shows from backing tracks,however i am very new to bass and while playing in 2 country music club bands , i still get my opportunity to sing 2/3 songs from the stage. What i try to do i...
by BASSAL
Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Maintenance & Setup
Topic: Bass cleaning product
Replies: 41
Views: 22119

Re: Bass cleaning product

Sorry,will have to get used to typing lower case,al :D
by BASSAL
Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Maintenance & Setup
Topic: Bass cleaning product
Replies: 41
Views: 22119

Re: Bass cleaning product

HI,I MADE MY FIRST 6 STRING ACCOUSTIC WAY BACK IN 1957!!!! DONT LAUGH,NOT TOO LOUD ANYWAY,WE ALL HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER!!!MY GUIDE WAS AN EXPERIENCED LUTHIER AND THE ONLY THING HE USED EVEN THEN WAS PLEDGE.AND SINCE THEN I HAVE USED NOTHING ELSE. THE HARDEST PART IS STOPPING YOUR PARTNER FROM USING...
by BASSAL
Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Electronics, Strings, Tuners, Leads, Picks & Stuff
Topic: STRINGS
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

Re: STRINGS

Hi,set my flats up,tuned, and couldnt put the damn thing down,it felt like falling in love again!!!gave it a good bashing of old Jerry Lee Lewis(some may not remember him),rock n roll and country.It played sweet.maybe flats are not for everybody but they certainly do the trick for me.once again than...
by BASSAL
Sun Oct 28, 2007 1:50 pm
Forum: Electronics, Strings, Tuners, Leads, Picks & Stuff
Topic: STRINGS
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

Re: STRINGS

Thanks for all the input guys,i managed to get a set of D'adario flatwound xl chromes 45-65-80-100 regular light gauge( theyll do me for now),while in auckland yesterday.i am just going to put them on after this message and hope i get the old guitar back!!i'll keep you posted cheers al.
by BASSAL
Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Electronics, Strings, Tuners, Leads, Picks & Stuff
Topic: STRINGS
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

Re: STRINGS

CHEERS FOAL 30,I GOT MY TUNER FROM DAVE BUT HE ISNT EXPECTING ANY FLATS FOR ABOUT 3 WEEKS(SEEMS AN AGE IN THIS GAME).I CERTAINLY NOTED THE DIFFERENCE INCLUDING THE PLAYING SPEED.NOT THAT IM A RACEHORSE. I THINK IM GOING TO LIKE THIS FORUM AND LEARN MEGGA STUFF ON THE BASS FROM YOU GUYS,ONCE AGAIN TH...
by BASSAL
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: Electronics, Strings, Tuners, Leads, Picks & Stuff
Topic: STRINGS
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

STRINGS

HI FIRST TIME UP AND VERY NEW TO BASS.MAINLY ROCK N ROLL AND COUNTRY.HAVE HAD MY BASS ESP LTD B-50 RESET UP.HOWEVER I THINK THE GUY PUT ON ROUNDWOUND STRINGS AND NOT THE FLAT WOUND TYPE WHICH WERE ON BEFORE AND IT JUST DOSN'T SOUND OR PLAY THE SAME.CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHERE I CAN GET A SET OF FLATS A...