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marcnorth

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  1. That's just down the road from me. If it was a 4 string and $500 cheaper I'd be all over it. I have it's cousin, a B4M from 2006.
  2. My first Hamer bass, 1985 Jack Blades model. The story is he used it on tour in 85 and sent it back to the factory to have his name inlaid on the fret board. They built him another just like it with his name on the board and Paul Hamer sold this one to a friend of mine who owns a music store in Jacksonville, AR where he had it displayed in a glass case. Long story short he wanted my Grandfathers old 1943 Gibson L7 and I wanted the Hamer so we made a deal and were both very happy. The bass was Lavender and the bevel was painted Fuchsia.I believe the hardware was white with black. Last I remember Peter has it.
  3. The one on the bottom was older and was just called a bass combo, the top one was a TNT. They were pretty much the same amp, the TNT just had more knobs on it. I started using these when I got tired of moving the Acoustic 370 and the two 301 cabinets which was overkill for most of the clubs we were playing at the time.
  4. Found this one when I was cleaning out an old dresser full of pictures last week. It was probably 1986 or 1987.
  5. It's been hard but I'm doing alright. Smoking lots of killer weed to ease the pain.
  6. Pancreatic cancer is a quick killer, only 20% of people make it a year after being diagnosed and only 3% make it 5 years. My wife of 42 years was diagnosed with it the second week of March. They told her she had 2 months to a year, she died April 24th.
  7. Those are the best playing long scale basses Hamer ever made IMO but that's a COCV price.
  8. Single truss rod, skinny neck. Of the five I had this is the only one still around.
  9. I have this one from 1987 I would possibly let go.
  10. Good luck with your dream.
  11. The acid pic is from the Ozark Music Festival in 1974. I probably did at least a couple of hits that weekend along with plenty of of weed to smoke. Saw some cool bands and a lot of nakedness. The good ole days for sure.
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