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 Post subject: Unknown Bass
PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:36 pm 
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I have this bass. I've had it probably 20 years. I don't play bass, but my son is now interested. I have no idea what model or year. There are no other markings, lettering or numbers anywhere. Necks been off, pick guard and battery pack.
Thanks if anyone can give me the "low" down.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Bass
PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:23 pm 
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welcome.

that's an X-640 bass made in Feb. 1981.

http://www.rivercityamps.com/electrapag ... 216-035904

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Bass
PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:21 pm 
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Thank you! WOW.. that was fast.
I guess it was a decent bass. All the switches kinda annoy me. lol...
I'm a les paul guy, so active eq stuff I know nothing about really. I guess it is pretty versatile?
Thanks man!!
Steve


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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Bass
PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:17 am 
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Here is a Les Paul Triumph Bass - with all the switches -

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Not a bass - but here's a pic of one of Les Paul's personal guitars -

a Les Paul Recording model with different pickups, a Bigsby, and all the switches, etc. -

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I believe he used it well.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Bass
PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 12:59 pm 
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These are indeed awesome Bass models and the active electronics offer an awesome tonal range and once you get used to them you will find them very useful You can go from big bottom boom to a Rick style twang with just a turn of the control knob and flip of a switch. The Black models are not seen as often. I have the same Bass in Natural and white and love them both. Congrats on a nice one. :up:

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