Re: Am I alone out here?

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Posted by JOEY HOPPER on February 24, 2002 at 16:13:58:

In Reply to: Re: Am I alone out here? posted by Fred K. Aron on January 20, 2002 at 07:17:56:

: I have a Yamaha BX-1, of all the basses I have played...its my favorite...

: : Hi Bass Players:

: : I have a three odd basses and I was wondering if anyone else played these too. Or ever had one of these and had some comments?

: : 1. My first - an Ibanez J-bass ripoff (Lawsuit) from 1977. Purchased new in Calgary when I was 16 and I immediately took it home and learned both sides of Kiss's Destroyer. I took off the ash tray cover,front p-up cover, thumb rest and pickguard when I saw a photo of Jaco.

: : 2. My Yamaha BX-1 - (headless, tail-tuner w/ fat humbuckers) - Sounds great and hey, it was the '80's and I was in a hair and nails band.

: : 3. A Bill Lewis Accoustic Bass circa 1966? - Dreadnought style, Mahogany top, sides, neck, etc - HUGE BASS! The thing is 8" deep @ the front and 12" deep at the rear. I have a fishman mounted in it and it sounds pretty cool. Has a nice upper sing, thuggy bottom though - needs some eq'g.

: : I have never seen another one of these basses in my life or career - 20 years.

: : Darcy
no you are not alone i have a yamaha bx1 have had ti for 12 or more years bought it new in the 80's and just now picked it up again i also have a bc rich nj series bass which i have never see another like it but i have seen a matching bc rich guitar once in tennessee and am mad cuse i didnt buy it

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