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Discussion in 'Maddrakkett's Caffe' started by DiMarco, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. Stainless

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    Would love to try that Fortress after you finished the mod :)
     
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    RIP California U.S.A. Supporting Member

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    If it was me and I had the money......I'd do it
     
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    RIP California U.S.A. Supporting Member

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    Haven't bought any new bass gear in about 10 months......way to long.

    So I'm going to black out this bass......bridge, tuners, knobs on the way

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    eyvindwa Supporting Member

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    Guys, I must confess: I have been unfaithful, and ordered a Kiesel 6 string fretless Zeus bass yesterday :eek:

    Custom Shop Gallery

    Now the wait for them to build mine begins...!
     
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    I'm totally jealous. I was just "fantasy building" these on their website yesterday. If and when I can afford to, I'll probably go with the Osiris. But I really like the Zeus too.

    What options did you get?
     
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    eyvindwa Supporting Member

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    I went for black limba body and neck, black burst edges, active electronics, black fret lines and "royal ebony" fingerboard. Beyond that, standard, IIRC.
     
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    Bassist4Eris

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    Nice. I was eyeballing the black limba myself. I think it's just as sexy as walnut, at a fraction of the cost.

    Something like this:

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  8. DiMarco

    DiMarco nutcase Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Kiesel are great instruments, with great options and affordable.
    Eager to hear what you think about the instrument once you got it!
     
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    PaulS Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    That purple transparent finish is sexxxxy lol. I have played a headless steinberger copy, I wonder how these balance.
     
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    welp I pulled the trigger on the pre-order of the Darkglass Alpha Omega 900 head this week. I got a carvin b2000 last year to blast my practice room around when i wanted to and it was fine. Recently joined a band and I just cant trust it after a few gittery startups and a few known problems..Anyway sent it packing with my AOU pedal aswell as I cannot justify both. a bit over a month wait but i'll make do... I just cant ignore the amount of awesomeness this thing has cramped into it and I know I will be very happy. One day I will go all tube when I move back to a bigger city because if anything went wrong/needed service out here I would be up for obscene freight costs and waiting times.

    Oh I also bought a Temple Audio duo17 pedalboard...2019 the year of no basses..ergh
     
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    eyvindwa Supporting Member

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    Got a date for completion of my Kiesel: May 2nd... Will be a few long months!
     
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    Why not May the 4th? :D
     
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    I'm not buying any new gear until everything I presently have is running properly.
    Power Amp, Mixer, Ashdown 400 Klystron all sorted
    Should have the fretted Jazz Bass back Tuesday

    I also have to pack all my shit up because after 8 years the house is going to be repaired ...we had bad earthquakes here in 2010/11
     
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