Scottish Bass Player saying Hello

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by kodiakblair, Jan 17, 2019.

  1. kodiakblair

    kodiakblair TDPRI Member

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    Hi folks.

    I've been dropping in here to pick up info for a good while now so thought I might as well sign up.

    38 years playing bass and I've went through plenty of gear,is it strange I still have a fair bit of that gear :) A passion for Peaveys has me owing 55 of their basses,if anybody has Peavey questions I'll gladly try and help out.

    Why has a Peavey bass player joined tdpri ?

    The answer is Single coil P-basses.

    Last 5 year I've mostly played SC P-basses and thanks to info found on the forum I built a pine slab body over the holidays. I'll see about getting some photos in the correct section.

    Cheers kb
     
  2. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Welcome to TDPRI :)
     
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    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Hello and a very warm welcome to you.
    55 Peavey bases. 55! Sheesh!
    My bass player uses a Peavey T40.
    Damn thing is built to withstand bomb blasts and is pretty heavy. Sounds great. There are a ton of sounds in that thing.
     
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    Bristlehound Friend of Leo's

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    Croeso o Gymru!
     
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    kodiakblair TDPRI Member

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    Good basses the T40's. I'm not a great believer in the "secrets sounds" of the T40. 1st thing I did was cut the red wire,the circuit draws some oomph from the humbuckers so I followed Chip Todd's advice and went humbucker only.

    Course I didn't stop there. 1 T40 got an active preamp,another got converted to 5 strings:) Few year back I bought Dave Swift's T40, bass player on " Later with". It's stock but I never play it.
     
  7. kodiakblair

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    Cheers. I need to speak to a pal for the correct response ;)
     
  8. kodiakblair

    kodiakblair TDPRI Member

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    Diolch o'r Alban
     
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    God bless Scotland, I think

    55 at one time, or over the years?

    I’m thinking of an Ibanez TMB, a PJ setup
     
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    Interesting about the Peavey basses.....as a GUITAR player, I've owned and used Fender, Fender Squier, Epiphone, Hofner, and BC Rich basses.....(I think that's all)...but never a Peavey. I've also had quite a few of their bass amps and speakers.
    But anyway, WELCOME.....since my forebears came to the Colonies from Scotland in the mid-1600's, we might be distantly related.....hello, cousin! ;)
     
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    Welcome to the fold!

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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
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    Welcome aboard!
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    Welcome!
    I've had lots of basses but now only an old G&L remains.

    A single coil version with plenty of hum!
     
  15. ScottJPatrick

    ScottJPatrick Friend of Leo's

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    Where exactly in Scotland?
     
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    Looking forward to the pics! Welcome.
     
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    Welcome! Just recently visited your beautiful country.

    Look forward to seeing that bass body!
     
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    Welcome to the forum from me too. I've never owned a Peavey bass, though I did have a T60 guitar, which was tremendous but eventually I couldn't cope with its considerable weight. I moved it on to what I was satisfied was a good home.

    My regular working bass, now used mostly by my gigging duo partner, is an Ibanez Blazer BL-700NT, essentially a slab-bodied Precision Clone. It sounds good, plays well and is moderately light at 8 1/2 lbs. I also have a Westone Thunder 1A and I've recently bought a short-scale Ibanez Talman TMB30 bass, which is excellent, easy to play and superb value for money.
     
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    Greggorios Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome Kodiak good to have you in the forum. Love Scotland and her people. (My grandma immigrated to the US from Forfar Scotland in 1897 at age 18 with USD 21.00 in her pocket.)
     
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    ScottJPatrick Friend of Leo's

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    You don't by any chance collect Peavey bass amps as well do you? Got a Mark VIII head and 2x15'' cab in the garage needing a new home!
     
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