A slab body, single coil pickup, and maple neck make for the perfect bass. My oldest has a neck pencil date of 12-9-52 T.G. These basses hit all my buttons. I like instruments that tell a story and when I pick one up I become part of that story. Family portrait. A coupe have been added since this was taken. 12-9-52 Blonde on Blonde action! 1969 Telecaster Bass / 1963 Fender Bassman amp. My main gigging machines. Re-fin early 1968 with the transition logo only used for a few months. New MIM Special Edition Precision/Telecaster bass that I refinished and added a leather pick-guard. Opening the show for the Kentucky Headhunters. Stripped 1954 P-bass. Fralin p/u. That's a pink custom shop tele behind me.