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ilan

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A piece of Ric modification history
« on: July 09, 2017, 11:23:49 PM »
Misfits 4001. Easy project.

This bass was abused and smashed, but the neck/body area didn't break despite that huge swimming pool routing. That neck heel should be donated to scientific research.

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A bad day of playing bass is still better than a good day of playing cello.

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2017, 07:31:07 AM »
Already $676 with over 8 days left.  :o ???  Must be some hardcore fans out there.

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2017, 08:17:40 AM »
Wow, that's some pricey firewood!

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2017, 11:05:16 AM »
$1050, now!

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2017, 04:33:24 PM »
I have one of Jerry's oversized armbands from a 1999 concert. It was a great show.

Dave W

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2017, 10:04:03 PM »
Now at $1750! Still 7 days and 20 hours left.

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2017, 04:58:16 AM »
Sorry, but that is just sick. And not in a good way. :-\
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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2017, 05:29:28 AM »
Now at $1750! Still 7 days and 20 hours left.
Either a truly serious (or seriously deranged  :mrgreen:) collector, or a shill is among the bidders.

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2017, 03:57:58 PM »
Where is the Ric-Gestapo when you need it?  :popcorn:

What that "bass" needs is a nice burial cermony so it can find peace and solace with its ancestors.
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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2017, 08:11:51 AM »
It looks like it already has been worm food for some time. :P
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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2017, 07:50:57 PM »
One mans trash is another's $5,238.

Just think what it would have been worth if he did it to one with checkerboard binding. 8)

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2017, 11:57:51 PM »
:o
A bad day of playing bass is still better than a good day of playing cello.

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Re: A piece of Ric modification history
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2017, 01:22:47 PM »
A fool and his money are soon parted, but chances are that the buyer is hoping for a greater fool somewhere down the line.