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My 1969 Les Paul recording bass serial 897152

My 1969 Les Paul recording bass serial 897152
« on: July 11, 2015, 02:03:34 AM »
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I own many bass in the past and this gibson beats all, IT's an amazing instrument.

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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2015, 04:39:37 PM »
Hi G0ldrush

yeah, they are really great basses - I use a Triumph too - generally my 'go to' bass for recording and live work. Have you recorded with yours? Low or High impedance?

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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2015, 01:27:12 AM »
I play only live for now using a transfo on my peavey amp TNT 160. But I plan to record some tracks in the future. Yep! IT's a great bass and heavy too :))))
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Hi G0ldrush

yeah, they are really great basses - I use a Triumph too - generally my 'go to' bass for recording and live work. Have you recorded with yours? Low or High impedance?

My 1969 Les Paul recording bass serial 897152
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2015, 04:02:43 PM »
They are great basses. Most are heavy, some much more than others. I bought a new Les Paul Oversized Bass when it came out a few years back, I think those are heavier yet.

My first Les Paul Bass, a 1972 Triumph, is still my main player. I played with Peavey amps for years, just switched to a Markbass rig. Heavy guitars & light amps seem to be a good combination.......

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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2015, 03:01:22 PM »
What kind of weight is the oversized LP George? Been playing a lot more of my longscale basses of late and I must admit I really do fancy a goldtop

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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2015, 07:59:18 PM »
Mine weighs in at a porkly  11.6 lbs, (on my bathroom scale). It's a substantial piece of mahogany.


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« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2015, 04:45:42 PM »
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At live with the beast!!

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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2015, 10:00:11 AM »
Yeah, gotta get me some GOLD!

 here's my Les Paul Bass - with my beloved Ampeg B15 at a couple of recording sessions


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« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2015, 02:26:42 AM »
Nice basses!!

To my knowledge, the Les Paul Oversize bass was the first gold solid body in a bass. 400 were made the first year, some were gold, sunburst & black. They made them the next year also, but with the normal Les Paul headstock. I would have preferred the latter headstock........... I bought it to pair up with my 1969 Les Paul Deluxe that I bought used in 1973, my first of a long line of Gibsons.


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« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2015, 09:54:31 AM »
Great pic there - and a very nice collection of goldtops indeed!

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« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2015, 10:38:05 AM »
awesome collection, wow so cool, the OS is my best pick, I wished I could try this beast!

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