I've been spending most of my time with things other than guns...

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by big shrek, Sep 14, 2020.

  1. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

    I know...Heresy, right??

    But heck, gotta have other interests ;)
    Mostly been farting around with my 1983 Honda Shadow,
    pulling parts off an '85 and slapping them on the working '83.
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    Also fooling around with Bass Guitars...now have quite the selection!

    4-string Peavey Foundation in black
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    4-string Anthony Tsai custom paint
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    5-string natural Schecter Stiletto
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    6-string Peavey Fury VI in blue
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    Not to mention an old Princess Bride Rapier circa 1987...
    got to admit, it only seems practical for poking zombies through the eye...

    Also got a new set of throwing knives, because you can never have too many ;)

    Seems like it's been a busy Pandemic ;)
     
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  2. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Nothing wrong with messing with cycles and musical instruments for sure. I have a Peavey 4 string bass in my closet that I've been intending to repair for 3 years, or maybe longer than that.
     
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  3. Jaison

    Jaison G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Princess Bride? H3ll ya!

    Brings back a lot of memories.

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  4. rando

    rando G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    Nothing wrong with other nice hobbies. I think most of us have a few at least. I have a younger brother in the Music Business. He has a guitar museum it looks like in his basement. His whole basement is walls of Humidor custom display cabinets for humidity control. He has many older guitars and quite a few signed ones by rock artists and others. . He works with bands on tour and used to have many given to him signed. Myself I know nothing but brand names and nothing else on them. Thanks for the pics.
     
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  5. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

    Strangely enough...coinkydinkly...
    Ordered in a set of 5 knobs from Xentric for my blue Peavey Fury VI...
    and they arrived TODAY...so I had to put them on while Hurricane Sally
    is soaking everything outside...I'm in Pensacola area...oddly appropriate.
    Fits the Sharknado vibe of the day...had to immediately play the theme
    from JAWS...lol

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  6. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

    They're pretty easy to repair...unless you broke the neck!
    Whatcha need to fix??
     
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  7. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    I bought it at a Guitar Center in Fort Worth with all the electronics in a bag. Probably someone stepped on it and busted out the cavity where the pots mount. It had been glued back in place but wasn't quite leveled up flush. I roughed it up with some sandpaper and I'm going to level it up with some Bondo glazing putty, sand lightly, match paint as closely as I can, remount all the electronics and call it good enough. It's a Peavey Grind BXP 4 string neck through body in a nice hard case. The case is worth more than I paid for all of it. 20200915_164702.jpg 20200915_164943.jpg 20200915_164922.jpg
     
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  8. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

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  9. blue fox

    blue fox G&G Evangelist

    For some strange reason those sharks just look "right" on that thing.
     
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