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Discussion in 'The Squier Bass Place' started by RoyalWe, Nov 28, 2020.
Awesome! I am all about Peavey. Got a neck through Grind. Love it1
Nice, don’t hear about those often! Stay golden!
Vintage American-made Peaveys are never a bad investment.
That’s how I got my wife to get on board with the purchase hahaha.
Good score and yes the prices on Peavey basses are creeping up these last few years. The pick-up is the Peavey designed Super Ferrite Pup. A lot of fanfare amongst Peavey enthusiast's like myself. The T-20 is equipped with a relatively large one placed and angled in the "sweet spot". The thumb rest seems to keep your fingers right in that spot. Cool bass dude!
I’ve been having a hard time putting it down, it sounds so good. It’s the only bass I have strung with roundwound strings and I think I may keep it that way, it gets a tone completely different from any of my other basses. The only complaint I have is that the neck is wider (at the nut) than I’m used to, and I’m having a hard time getting around it as nimbly as I do my p basses. I’m considering putting the fretless neck from my foundation on it. I could probably sell the neck for more than I bought the bass for. It’d just be a shame, it’s a beautiful maple neck.
They are cool basses! I have a T20 and a slant pick-up Fury. I would keep trying to get used to it...but if you decide to part with the neck please let me know.
Lovely basses! I think that 1st gen fury has the coolest body shape, just pointy enough without being a “pointy guitar”. Reminds me a lot of the peavey patriot guitar I used to have. Sadly the patriot basses look like someone beat them with the ugly stick, IMO. For now, I’m just going to enjoy the T20 as whole. I expect once gigs and band practices start back up I’ll find out how much I can or can’t hang with this neck.
Check this one...
Such an 80’s zeitgeist color scheme lol. It’s kinda rad now, in a retro way. The horns of that body are just all wrong to my eye. Too long, too much space between them and the neck, and the body is too wide. I don’t know why they didn’t just use the same body as the fury or the foundation. Oh well, some like it. Its it’s own little niche now.
77's are flatwounds. You mean 66's on the Hofner ?
Yes I like the Red Fury body best, the Patriot is a cool bass very light weight easy to play, but it is kinda fugly... I like the early Foundation body too. This bass is on its way to me off reverb, I couldn't help it...RIP EVH!
Nope, 77’s on the Grote Hofner clone. I meant the T-20 is the only bass w/ roundwounds at the moment, and it has Ernie Ball slinkys. On a hollow body, flatwounds are the only proper string, IMO, to get that deep “thunk” tone. I keep a foam mute on it too. Here’s a demo.
Awesome, hope it plays well for you!
Aw ok. Cut me some slack. I'm getting old lol
Demo sounds good. Aweful close to a standup bass tone.
Thanks, that’s kinda what I go for on my basses. I haven’t played an upright since I was 19, but I love the sound of them. No worries about the confusion, looking back on my post it wasn’t worded the most clearly lol.