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=The Warwick Dolphin Club=

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by Pepper Wadman, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. Davergara

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    No problem I have had order some stuffs.form warwick directly. I have send you a message
    Thanks and greetings from Chile
     
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    This forum thread is about DOLPHINS.
    Please post unrelated stuff elsewhere.

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    Thanks
     
  3. CeeJ

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    SOMEBODY Sell me a Dolphin Pro Fretless! :)
     
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    Guys I’ve finally joined the club... 1999 Birdseye maple Dolphin Pro I 5-string. This is the infamous stolen one. It is LEGALLY owned now. Can’t wait to get my hands on her...
     
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  5. NickA

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    I think I have one of those .... but someone put frets on it (may even have been Warwick). Now have a very rare ebony boarded pro1 with silver frets.

    I very nearly swapped it for a Maple 5-string that was on ebay ... but never agreed a price. So there is (at least, used to be) one in England somewhere too. Not as pretty as Stewart's though.
     
  6. Stewart Ross

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    Thanks! Does yours have side LEDs? I remember that one was for sale and he had it fretted :(
     
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    No side LEDs on my once fretless now fretted. Came from a bloke in Portugal who said it was a custom shop special hence the ebony board. Bit of detective work shows that it was once fretless. It would convert back to a lined fretless a lot more easily (and less upsettingly) than stripping the inlaid wenge board off a normal fretted dolphin. However I won't be doing that and I won't sell it unless I can find a 5-string first!

    The maple 5 string was in Liverpool, UK. By the time the seller dropped the price to reasonable, I'd spent the money, then the seller pulled it; still in Liverpool I presume.

    Hope you love your new maple 5-string as much you expect to. Always wondered if the maple wings make those sound brighter ... as if dolphs aren't bright enough already!
     
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  8. Stewart Ross

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    Gotcha! Well thanks man! Very excited. Hopefully not too bright. She’s actually fairly light as well. 9.4lbs!
     
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    Congrats on the Birdseye Dolphin. Beauty. I remember that crazy story/thread on TB.
     
  10. Stewart Ross

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    Thank you sir! I remember it too thinking it was such a shame but was very happy to see it was recovered and had a non-scumbag owner.
     
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    I remember the guy they stole it from posted in this very thread too. Madd Anthony.
    The whole story on this bass can be read back here: Portland Oregon area Scam Artist Busted! Warwick Dolphin 5 String - FOUND!

    Glad to read this beauty resurfaced and gets the love and care it needs.
    Don't know if Anthony was ever compensated. I guess I should read that TB thread.
     
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  12. Stewart Ross

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    Yup. I’m glad I could buy it. Going to give her a thorough clean up and set up. As well as a brass JAN 3 ;)
     
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    I wasn’t able ( so far ) to reclaim my original custom shop Dolphin Birdseye 5, however, I am doing my best to bring it’s spirit back in this.... the one with LED’s was originally mine. Super hand sculpted body... truly one of a kind. Extremely thin horn and body.
    Flat C profile neck bur on the asymmetrical side.
     

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    That is gorgeous! Is that all the same bass?
     
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    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Yep, wood pattern is the same.

    I like the new blue-ish colour. :)
     
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  16. CeeJ

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    Thanks!~

    Final Finish Completed and ready to come home...
    BIG THANKS, to Pat Wilkins in L.A.
    She's going to get Plek'd and reassembled - with Fresh Pups and Hardware.
    Which brings me to my next decision...
    ...and I'm really torn on this one guys...

    Black Hardware or Platinum Hardware???


    @Stewart... you definitely got a beautiful Birdseye there!

    NICE SCORE!!!

    LOADS more Character in the Birdseye aspect... mine is a hint Birdseye, yours is AAA quality.
    Truly awesome!!
     

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  17. Stewart Ross

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    Looking fantastic! Platinum hardware would be super classy on that. So is that an original ‘99 Birdseye Dolphin 5 that was refurbished?
     
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    Really nice :) I would go for platinum hardware :)
    I going to have a quite similar paintjob for my Fortress with honey violin finish to transparent green
     
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    Thanks for the input!
    Yes, she’s a 99’
     
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    Thanks for the input!
    I think so too.
    Please post your refinish, that sounds like a great choice.
     
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