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#31 CameronJ

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 08:26 PM

I narrowly missed out on a used BS2 on eBay a couple of days ago. Classic bidding war with <10 seconds left. I was not a happy bunny!
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Posted 09 June 2017 - 09:16 PM

View PostCameronJ, on 09 June 2017 - 08:26 PM, said:

I narrowly missed out on a used BS2 on eBay a couple of days ago. Classic bidding war with <10 seconds left. I was not a happy bunny!

Me too - probably the same one.
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Posted 09 June 2017 - 10:22 PM

Haha I reckon so! Sold for ~220 I think. My highest bid was 215 :(
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Posted 09 June 2017 - 10:28 PM

Yes, that was the one - mine was 220, and it came up with a banner saying 'You can't bid on this item because:' with no list of reasons. Way it goes some times I guess, then there was one straight after at a bin of 230, I asked the guy if it had a power supply, he never answered and then it sold a few hours later!
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 12:39 AM

Yep, I would have bought that 230 BIN one but a couple of the knobs were a bit dodgy (missing the rubber I believe) and I couldn't be arsed with that. Would've irritated my mild OCD!

Edited by CameronJ, 10 June 2017 - 12:39 AM.

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Ibanez BTB33
Yamaha RBX774
Tanglewood TAB 1 CE (Acoustic Bass)
TC Electronic BH800
Tecamp Puma 900
TKS 1126
Phil Jones BigHead
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 09:17 AM

I agree - I also thought the excuse was odd - accidentally peeled the plastic off. One maybe, two? And hard to describe something as very good condition when it really isn't. But the main clincher is if you ask someone a question and they don't answer, how can you rely on them to be able to deal with you after you have given them any money?

I was actually looking for a Roland VR-09 but they seem to have disappeared second hand since they have gone up.
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 09:57 AM

Definitely sounded a bit fishy. Oh well, I'm not in any major rush to buy so I'll just patiently wait for other deals to come up. In the meantime I'll have to satisfy myself with as many BS2 YouTube demos as I can find...
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 10:03 AM

View PostWoodinblack, on 10 June 2017 - 09:17 AM, said:

I was actually looking for a Roland VR-09 but they seem to have disappeared second hand since they have gone up.

If you're within striking distance of Derby there's a used one on gumtree at the moment.
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 11:20 AM

Yes, i saw that, that would be perfect, sadly I am a couple of hundred miles the other way!
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 03:55 PM

I am also looking to get a synth mainly for bass. I really like the idea of a moog, however the keys player in my band is recommending the notation ultranova. Has anyone got experience with this, say over the Bass station 2?

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Posted 10 June 2017 - 04:21 PM

The ultranova is more complex and has more sound shaping options, but is less real time adjustable. If you want some presets, it is a good option
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Posted 10 June 2017 - 04:45 PM

To be honest I wanted a Ultranova for ages. I've used a mininova in a show before and it sounded good but a part of me is enamoured with the idea of an analogue synth even if it means losing the option of polyphony...I may end up eventually getting both, who knows! BS2 first though I reckon. Basses & leads are more my thing synth-wise than pads etc.
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TC Electronic BH800
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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:18 AM

Just completed this:

https://soundfly.com...or-bass-players

Really helpful information on the instrument and many helpful tips too.

Edited by NoirBass, 11 June 2017 - 07:19 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 10:17 PM

Well, thats mine sorted now, hopefully I can see if it is any good this week!
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 12:24 AM

Ah I thought you might have been bidding on that one - I was watching it but didn't bother bidding this time. Hope you enjoy it!
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TC Electronic BH800
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TKS 1126
Phil Jones BigHead
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 07:18 AM

View PostNoirBass, on 11 June 2017 - 07:18 AM, said:

Just completed this:

https://soundfly.com...or-bass-players

Really helpful information on the instrument and many helpful tips too.

Thanks for posting the link. Added this to my favourites to complete this week.
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 08:40 AM

View PostCameronJ, on 12 June 2017 - 12:24 AM, said:

Ah I thought you might have been bidding on that one - I was watching it but didn't bother bidding this time. Hope you enjoy it!

They do come up quite often so you shouldn't be waiting long. Although as you are in that there london aren't there loads in second hand instrument shops and london gumtree? THere were certainly none near me but when I was looking for Sub37s before I talked myself out of them, well over half were local pickup only in london.
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 08:47 AM

View PostWoodinblack, on 12 June 2017 - 08:40 AM, said:



They do come up quite often so you shouldn't be waiting long. Although as you are in that there london aren't there loads in second hand instrument shops and london gumtree? THere were certainly none near me but when I was looking for Sub37s before I talked myself out of them, well over half were local pickup only in london.

I'm in London too and it took me little while to find mine. I was hoping to get one with that case, which might be the reason it took a little longer. Ended up getting a mint, boxed BS2 with the Novation soft case for 255. 👍

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 09:35 AM

View PostNoirBass, on 12 June 2017 - 08:47 AM, said:

I'm in London too and it took me little while to find mine. I was hoping to get one with that case, which might be the reason it took a little longer. Ended up getting a mint, boxed BS2 with the Novation soft case for £255. ��

Thats good. There was one previously with a case but it wasn't mint, and I prefer the good condition to the bag - and I am really of what other people call 'very good condition' having fallen for that before. I think the case might be useful, might end up getting one if I end up lugging it around everywhere.
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 12:06 PM

Well the Novation bag is easily obtainable for 30 from a few places and it looks to have a decent sized front pocket which is nice. I'd definitely be investing in one, but I do have a bit of an obsession with making sure everything I own has a proper case. It can/does affect resale value though so that's my excuse...
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 12:52 PM

Yes, now just the issue of how you stand these things up when you are playing - some kind of a small but not flimsy keyboard stand that doesn't take up much space. What do other people use?
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 01:09 PM

View PostWoodinblack, on 12 June 2017 - 12:52 PM, said:

Yes, now just the issue of how you stand these things up when you are playing - some kind of a small but not flimsy keyboard stand that doesn't take up much space. What do other people use?

I've been using this:
https://www.amazon.c...d/dp/B002GOHCOA
its not perfect, but it is cheap and safer than the usual X-type keyboard stands.

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 01:36 PM

Yes. might be an option, and thinking about it I probably have something like that in the loft. When I bought an electric piano it came with a stand like that but I bought one of those angled back stands for in the house (and because I needed two rows), so that must still be around
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 03:57 PM

How about this:
https://www.amazon.c...ds=Laptop+stand

A much smaller footprint if square-footage is an issue in your playing environment?
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Posted 12 June 2017 - 05:06 PM

Thats probably a better thing with our playing space!
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Posted 13 June 2017 - 09:59 AM

View PostNoirBass, on 11 June 2017 - 07:18 AM, said:

Just completed this:

https://soundfly.com...or-bass-players

Really helpful information on the instrument and many helpful tips too.

I've just gone through the course - very good. And free which is always welcome.

Now, if you have a couple of hours to burn: https://m.youtube.co...h?v=rrn1T9tpljo
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Posted 13 June 2017 - 11:52 AM

View PostCameronJ, on 13 June 2017 - 09:59 AM, said:



I've just gone through the course - very good. And free which is always welcome.

Now, if you have a couple of hours to burn: https://m.youtube.co...h?v=rrn1T9tpljo

Ah, yes - already watched that before I even had then BS2.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 11:52 AM

Well, my bassstation came, and I have been pleasantly surprised for a change. It seems like mint actually meant mint, it still had the plastic over the display and everything in the box. Straight out of the box the sounds it makes are really usable.
Well worth it and I can see being able to use that for a lot of the songs I want to do.
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Hohner B2,
G&L2500
Roland GR55
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Posted 14 June 2017 - 12:02 PM

GASGASGASGASGASGAS :lol:
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Posted 14 June 2017 - 12:03 PM

On a serious note though, glad it's living up to expectations! Would you say it cures all temptation to buy a Moog Sub Phatty?
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