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 Post subject: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:17 pm 
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Hello All!

I finally got my Christmas present! It spent a week stuck in Colorado due to a winter storm. But it finally arrived. My wife bought me A Dynasty Bass :hyper: No, I don't play bass, but I don't play my 6-string Dynasty much either. Here it is next to my 6-stringer.

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I was a bit surprised when I put the 2 side by side. I had expected the bass to simply use the 6-string body with minimal alterations. Seems I was very wrong! The bass is slightly larger in all dimensions. And the shape is slightly different. You can see the bass has a flat piece right behind the bridge.

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Arrived in great condition! Very few dings or scratches. Don't really know if it sounds "good"... but it certainly has a mellow thump to it. Guess it is time to add "learn bass" to this years bucket list.


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:21 am 
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Awesome and very unique axes - congrats!

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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
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Thanks! Just need to keep both out of the kid's hands!


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
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Space Invaders! Looks to be in fine condition, good score!

Love the pair, cool to see them side by side. :) Thanks for sharing!

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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:18 pm 
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Keep that wife too!!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:56 pm 
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vballr wrote:
Keep that wife too!!!!!!


Indeed! She is certainly a keeper. She has been quite supportive of all my expensive hobbies. In addition to guitars, I collect Cold War era military firearms and keep exotic giant millipedes. Also still dabble in exotic mantid breeding. And she hates bugs! Still left wondering why she married an entomologist.


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:04 am 
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Very nice! The 85 two tone headstock logo has always been my favorite for Westone-


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:19 am 
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Thanks! I never noticed that the logo was 2-toned. I love finding out about minor production changes/variations.


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:16 pm 
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Nice pair. I also have one of each but both are the red versions. Black looks nice, Congrats :up:

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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
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A matched set would be nice! But beggers can't be choosers and the black bass was all there was. I think it was only made in red and black. Has anyone seen the bass in another color?


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
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Only red and Black but you never know as we have seen the trans blue DIV pre production models. But so far as I know only red and Black. :up:

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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
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You can always paint them.....lol


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 Post subject: Re: Dynasty Bass
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:41 pm 
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vballr wrote:
You can always paint them.....lol


No chance! These will stay the color they are. However, I was thinking of making a few duplicates of the 6 string. Which would allow me to finish in any color.


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