This Is A Serious Rig

Discussion in 'Let's Talk Vintage' started by Deanriffs, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. AlvisX

    AlvisX Well-Known Member

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    I know the drummer ,Tony Braunagel....now a longtime pro. He was with Kossoff on fateful last plane ride . I know Tony from playin with Taj Mahal

    I almost got a set of blue plexi Ludwigs ,pawn shoppin , then I found alate 70s 26" stainless kit ,like Bohnam played at Knebworth in another pawnshop across town .

    I've always wanted a Travis Bean wedge bass....I imagine there was a time when they were not too pricey

    Those English guys always got the cool cabinets....custom orders and the sh*t Marshall would just never ship over here . My friend had cool tall 2x12 straight cab in his shop in Tacoma .I wish I'd made a deal on that when I had the chance
     
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    Yep, stooges would be required
     
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    I remember wearing navy Levi's cord bell bottoms to my first concert, AC/DC opening for UFO, back in 1979. Pete Way's bass was so loud that I could see the bell bottoms moving with each note!
     
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    -I wish you could find stuff like that in pawn shops now, seems with the internet everybody knows the worth of everything.

    -I checked the going rate on Travis bean guitars a couple weeks ago, thinking maybe!!
    But no,... $3000 +

    - I remembered seeing a band called ANGEL back in the 70's, everything was plexiglass, heads,cabs,guitars & drums.. Looked cool as hell,... Don't remember how they sounded thou
     
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    Angel had some cool songs. Their guitar player, Punky Meadows, has a new album which is supposed to be pretty good.
     
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    Did Travis make an acrylic body?
    Never saw one yet...
    I have had a Travis Bean Artist, a Travis Bean Standard, A Travis bean longhorn bass, and a Travis bean Wedge guitar.
    Now I am sorry I sold them, especially that bass. That bass sounded like a pipe organ....bottom for days dude.
    Oh well, maybe a Kramer aluminum neck bass will resolve my longing....
     
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    I love them! Pretty cool!

     
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    I remember seeing a band, I think Blind Melon, they had a Leslie going a speaker spinning inside a cab, I was standing right next to it, it sounded bad ass!
     
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    That 4X15 must've weighed a bloody ton too! What drivers are in it? They look like 'chrome-domes'. Maybe Goodmans?
     
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    Took these about 4 years ago :)
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    Here is a pic of his head i got some where else
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  11. SG~GUY

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    -15" GREENBACKS-(my dream cab)-
     
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    Wow! They must be as rare as hen's teeth!
     
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