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#1 marvin spangles

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:43 AM

Hi
Got this bass on try out from Tom Barret in Galway. It's made by an Oregon based Luthier called Seth Kimmel. She sure is 'purdy'. She sings purdy good too.! :D
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:44 AM

Beautiful instruments. Is she a keeper?

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:53 AM

Looking very like it Geoff. Can't stop smiling everytime I play. Just have to rob a bank !
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:56 AM

Check out those ribs.Attached File  monthly_05_2012/post-6707-0-25905900-1337165759.jpg   2.47MBAttached File  monthly_05_2012/post-6707-0-53102700-1337165783.jpg   2.07MB
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 08:32 PM

Do you think it would be a better buy than a fully carved la scala to keep your hybrid company?

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 08:18 AM

Well that's the 64million dollar question. I'm finally at the stage where I think that I definitely should not be buying sight unseen. I've no doubt that a fully carved La Scala would be a superb bass. This bass is so ergonomically designed it seems a perfect fit for my small frame. I originally wanted something that I could use for a diploma and now find that this is a lovely jazz bass too. The only downside is it's a little heavy.
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