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Lw.

Member since Sep 2009 • Last active May 2017
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Forum member formerly known as IAmNotARobot.

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  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Interesting. I've read some of what you're talking about now.

    It obv wasn't HR requiring or sackable bitching but will leave it for the pub from now on!

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    Hmm, that line has already been crossed :-/ I'll be careful from now on! I assumed DM's on slack were essentially the same as DM's on things like this/forums & so not likely to attract attention. Thanks @Velocio & @amey

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Someone instigated it at my work; it's a massive time wasting exercise as far as I can see. Does mean you can have some fun chats slagging people off while they're still in the process of doing/saying something stupid but I've found it extremely detrimental to workflow.

    Not sure how it would work as a social thing; isn't it just another forum/chat-room type thing?

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    I might be going mad but I quite like the look of the non-ltd Railmaster with the steel dial, would make a nice change from the black dial divers I've been wearing for the last few years! Shame I've just spent all my pennies on a new bass.

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    If you're not too far down the snare drum rabbit hole; an envelope filter & an octave pedal would be a fun present for a bassist.

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    Are they re-releasing it then?

    That looks great - I really like the Railmasters.

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    That the Olympics one?

    I love my Seamaster - wear it every day!

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    Cheers!

    Yes - it's a Custom Shop '57 re-issue. Essentially I think it's an AVRI that someone at Fender has taken a sander to, possibly has nicer woods.

    I was never sure about the whole relic thing but I had a go on one of those Mexican-made "Roadworn" ones and they just felt great to play, I struggled with the idea of paying the kind of money they want for a "new" Roadworn though. This one came up used at not a huge amount more than the Roadworns and is the nicest example of a P I've played & I've trialed basses from every decade since the 60's in my search.

    It's just awesome to play - "soft-V" profile, gently broken in with the relic'ing, quarter-sawn maple neck. Hand-wound pickup sounds mighty too. One of my bands is quite heavy so it's nice not to have to worry about it getting knocked on stage either!

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Thanks TS.

    Greenhell - sure why not, I don't play anywhere near there so it doesn't get in the way.

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    I've got a new bass!

    Been lusting after a Precision for ages - love the way the FCS basses have nicely worn in necks but without too much sanding to the body. Plays really nice & was sounding good at practice on Monday, real test is the gig tonight though.

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