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Bass Guy Dave

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Bass Guy Dave last won the day on September 1 2013

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About Bass Guy Dave

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  • Birthday April 6

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  • guitars
    1981 CruiseBass, 1982 CruiseBass, 1983 Blitz, 1985 Phantom, 1986 TLE, 1996 2-TEK Cruise 4, 1998 Phantom, Import Duotone
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    Trace Elliot 7215SM, 1964 Fender Bassman, 1969 Fender Super Reverb, Marshall JCM-900 50w Dual Reverb, Perfect Connection GP-1000 preamp, Rocktron R50DSP practice amp
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    Tech 21 TRIAC, Rocktron Heart Attack evnvelope filter, Trace Elliot SMX Dual Compressor, Visual Sound Route 66 OD/ Compressor

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  1. Big bummer. Dion is a great guy and I wish I would have had the opportunity to meet in person. Years back he sent me a nice little small care package, just because he's that kind of guy. At one point, I had noodled a little test improv jam for a new pedal I had just got, and I had called it, "Test, the" just to be a dorky smartass about it. He had really liked it, which was very flattering, as he had plenty of Rock miles under his belt as a gigging player. Probably gonna go find it and spend some playing time tonight with it and be thankful for friends, either 'net or neighbors. Sending you love.
  2. Awesome! Vinny is a super cool guy and ridiculously talented player.
  3. Wow. The Steinberg(rabb)er... I've tinkered on a few of the cheap-type Steinberger copies. (Cort/Arbor and I think Hohner,) it would be interesting to spend time on one of the real deals to see what it's about. Still probably the ultimate travel bass.
  4. Congrats from another long-time Priest/Hamer fan! Enjoy!!!
  5. Wrong bridge. Should be a Schaller, probably stamped 'Hamer' by that point in time. Those basses balance and feel like a million bucks to me. There's some variance in neck thicknesses over the years it seems, but the width on them is the same. Nice and just a touch narrower in the upper register of the neck. They turn up from time to time, but I'd take a big pass on this one unless it was real bargain territory, under the standard HFC offer of $350.
  6. I think he had 2-3 plexi 50 watters as part of that. Love to have one of those as a long time fan of the band .
  7. Wow. That's still a score. Got to play one a copper one like that for just a bit in the early 90s. A gorgeous bass that also sounded good. It would be interesting to A/B one against an NS-2 from that time period.
  8. Quite frankly, I do remember pretty vividly as a young kid when I realized I was no longer watching Hee-Haw for Roy Clark and Buck Owens. Before that, it was all about those guys, though. R.I.P.
  9. Sounds great! It's a huge tune to try and pull off. That guitar outro has some fantastic moments, too.
  10. https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/motley-crue/1990/tingley-coliseum-albuquerque-nm-63db7a13.html Missed my 'chance' to see Priest on the Defenders tour in '84 at the same venue ( 3 hrs drive each way and NO way my folks would let me go on a school night,lol.) A friend had won tickets to the Crue show and invited me. Same drive and out of school. Liar Ford opened. Great show. Loud. Very rowdy. (Mick Mars stopped in the middle of the audience artillery barrage during his guitar solo and shouted "You fuckers want me to keep playing ?!" Undaunted by the response, he still answered, "Well then, quit throwin' shit!!!") Tommy Lee's drum solo ( extending out over the crowd and back,) was better received and none of the shoes sailing up at him connected. I took my son when he was 13 to his first concert, to see Iron Maiden with Ghost opening a few years back. We rode the train down into Dallas with him wearing his Maiden shirt and he got so pumped at each stop, seeing a bigger crowd each time already decked out in their shirts. Great show.
  11. From "Get it Hot." ( my vote for 2:40 of distilled rock and roll.) "Goin' out on the town, just me and you. Gonna' have ourselves a party--just like we used to do. Nobody's playing Manilow. Nobody's playing soul. And no one's playing hard-to-get, just good ol' Rock and Roll..." Bon really was a genius.
  12. VIVID memories from the late 70s when a kid in the neighborhood dropped this 45 on his record player. I must've been about 8 years old, and the heaviest stuff I'd heard up to that point would have been Beethoven and Elvis Presley's 'Hound Dog.' A huge grin broke out on my face from the first chord and even though I didn't get the subject matter at the time, I remember my exact thought was still " Oh, man. My parents would KILL me if they knew I was listening to this!" The other 45 from that day that stuck with me was "Hello, Goodbye" from the Beatles. Both these tunes are still instant time warp.
  13. Saw that this morning. Tough break, for sure after all the years he put into the band.
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