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69 Precision body build
« on: November 26, 2016, 01:41:05 PM »
 I bought this off ebay. Back in my formative years stripped natural 60's P basses were all over the place. I am going to do a Randy Jo Hobbs/Greg Ridley build with this. Hope it's the real deal, looked right to me.
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2016, 05:55:55 PM »
Wasn't Randy's darker, or am I remembering wrong?

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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2016, 07:07:51 PM »
  Not sure, I haven't researched a lot, going from memory.   Not sure if I am going to tribute a specific bass or do a amalgam of basses. Maybe it isn't Hobbs I am thinking of,  one of the guys with Johnny Winter used a stripped natural 60's P.
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2016, 10:08:52 AM »
It may have been Hobbs, IIRC it was stripped but stained dark. Ikey Sweat also played a P with Johnny.

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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2016, 01:48:26 PM »
   Well in for a penny, in for a pound. I bought the original neck to the bass, I'll post pics when it comes in.
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2016, 06:42:55 PM »
Interested to see what you make of it!

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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2017, 07:56:18 AM »
   Ugh in for a penny in for a pound, I  bought the neck!
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2017, 10:55:14 AM »
   Ugh in for a penny in for a pound, I  bought the neck!

Well, at least the headstock end looks good.
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2017, 01:43:12 PM »
Same seller...?
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2017, 06:24:21 PM »
   Yep, neck goes with the body!
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2017, 09:59:49 PM »
   Sorry for the lousy pictures at this point I can only upload pictures from my phone and the files are to big. So I am  thinking of doing a JAE Isle of Wight  bass. The body and neck are both 1969. The neck is rosewood with mop inlays and the large TV logo. The body was originally sunburst  so I am thinking of having it shot sunburst then black  like John's. Oh what a hole I'm digging.
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2017, 10:10:07 PM »
You're fixing a hole...

Wait, wrong band.

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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2017, 05:12:54 AM »
http://photobucket.com/user/godofthunder59/media/FB_IMG_1494415578443_zpsqjya6dfp.jpg.html. Hope the link works.  I find myself in a Fleetwood Mac tribute! I am pretty excited about it,  we travel quite a bit but it pays well enough so that I don't need a day job.  The 69 is a great match for the gig as John played a stripped natural 60's Precision before he got his Alembic. I love the Schaller pickup!  Lots of power,  great full tone and lacks the grunt the Dimarzio Model P has. Someone here gave it to me, I can't remember who but thanks!
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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2017, 09:21:57 PM »
Great pic!

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Re: 69 Precision body build
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2017, 02:01:31 PM »
http://photobucket.com/user/godofthunder59/media/FB_IMG_1494415578443_zpsqjya6dfp.jpg.html. Hope the link works.  I find myself in a Fleetwood Mac tribute! I am pretty excited about it,  we travel quite a bit but it pays well enough so that I don't need a day job.  The 69 is a great match for the gig as John played a stripped natural 60's Precision before he got his Alembic. I love the Schaller pickup!  Lots of power,  great full tone and lacks the grunt the Dimarzio Model P has. Someone here gave it to me, I can't remember who but thanks!

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