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"Chuck".


"Renaud" (France). 1977.


"chuck 3r" (Germany). 1990.


"Jim" (UK). 1979.


"Tomer" (Israel). 1990.


"fatbass" (UK). 1977.


"Franklin". 1983 Cutlass 1.


"Bill" (Australia). 1978. 


"chamus63". Copperhead Bronze.


"Nev". 1988 and 2006.


"chuck 3r" (Germany). 2005 SR4 and Band "Bang Gang".


"basscake" (Germany). 1999 SR5 and Pre-EB SR4.


"Rob" 2005 SR4.


"Jay" (Germany). 1977 and 1988 SR5.


"armybass".


"Randracula" 2002 Sterling.


"Abidu" (Brazil). Cutlass 11 and Cutlass 1.


"Peer" (Germany). 1982 Trans Red.
Website


"Shamus63". 2006 SR4 Trans Gold and SR4HH Honeyburst. 


"Goldsie". 2006 SR4 HH.


"LisaIs". Sterling Bass.


"Mike". 2005 Ltd Ed Buttercream SR5 HH.


"Andy" (Switzerland). 1978 refinished in Red.


"Arni" (Germany). 1980 left handed.
Arnis Lefthand Basses Website


"chuck 3r" (Germany). 1980.


"kdsi44".






"Mick". 1979-80 Pre-EB Sabre and Music Man amplifier.

"Dean" 1976. Presented to previous owner by Leo Fender.
 
"Marcus" (Netherlands). 1977.
 
"Antti" (Finland). 1979.

 
"Jim" (UK). 1983 Trans Red and 1980 Natural.
 
"Andy" (UK). 1978.
 
"Chris" (Sweden).
 
"Marco" 1988 Sabre. Finished in "Trans Blueburst". This
particular finish was discontinued in 1994.
 
"Ray" (UK).
Website
 
"Thorsten" (Germany). 1988 Fretless.
 
"John" 1977 Ray.
 
"Sim".
 
 
"Caca de Kick" Pre-EB Sting Ray.
Website
 

"Fredo" Refinished Pre-EB Sting Ray.
 
"cheezewiz" Feb 2006 HH Sting Ray.
 
"Musicman Nut" 2000 Sterling.
 

"krazykiwi" Cutlass 1 Bass.
 
"Andrea" 1995.
 
"Fabio" (Germany). 1976.
 
"Chris" (Australia).
 
"Alex" (Russia). 1999 with piezo bridge.
 
"Marco" (Italy). 2001 and 2004 SR5s. 
 
"Wolfgang" (Germany). 1994 SR4. 
 
 
"Guitar Relics N.Y." 1977 Inca Silver 'Ray and 1979 Sabre.
Website
 
 
"Damien". Australian band 'Bjorn Again'.
Website
 
"Abidu" (Brazil). 1987, 1983 Cutlass 11 and 1982.
 
"Mick". 1978
 
"Musicman Nut".
 
"HenkW".
 
"Steve Gee". UK band 'Landmarq'.
Website 1
Website 2
 
"Alvabass" (Columbia).
 
"tiffles".
 
"Underpass". 1996.
 
"Beth". SR5.
 
"obbm". SR5 with Status graphite neck.
 
 
"freedok" 1979 with Rosewood 3 bolt neck.
 
"Evil Ernie Ball". Highly figured early EB Sabre Bass.
 
"LaPena" 1978.
 
"LisaIs".
 
"Abel". 1979.
 
 
"Scott". Home-built Sting Ray.
 
"Michael". 1988 and 20th Anniversary Basses.
 
 "Bill". 2000 SR4.
 
 "Andrew". 1988 Trans Red.
 
 "Studio Loco". Pre-EB Sabre.
 
"bassbara" (Italy). Trans Orange SR5.
 
 
 
 
"Keren" (Israel). 1992 lined Fretless, 1983 Sabre
and 1980 Sabre with 'Walnut' finish.
Web Site
 
 "Jeno". 1993 SR5. An example of 'Sunburst' finish
(as opposed to traditional 'Vintage Sunburst') which
later evolved into 'Honeyburst'.
 
 "Nounouk" 1991.
 
"Franco" 1977.
 
"Mace" 1981.
 
"Bob". 1977.
 
 Pre-EB Fretless Maple. Circa 1979.
 
"apollo11". 2001 Sterling with piezo option.
 
"Henri" 1976.
 
"Dudu" 2002.
 
"Polkahero".
 
"Davtran" (UK). Sting Ray with wooden pickguard.
Website
 
"kevins" 2005.
 
 
"jazzyitalian" 2003 Sterling modified with 2 Sting Ray pickups.
 
"mumnosh" 1979
 
"Davtran" (UK). Black Onyx Sterling. See pics below for website.
 
"joeyonbass" 1998 and 2001 SR5s.
Website
 
"lberaldo" 2001.
 
"Rick" 1994 Sterling.
 
"armybass".
 
"Moondog" 1992 Trans White.
 
"Kay" 1976
 
 
 
"Davtran" (UK).
Website
 
 
"Greg 130" 2000 and circa 1990 SR5s.
 
"MUTTYG" circa 1986. Finished in 'Seafoam Green'.
 
"Hans Marius" 2001.
 
Jan 2005 NAMM Show. "Stealth" Bongo.
 
Jan 2005 NAMM Show. Bongo finished in "Buttercream".
 
Jan 2005 NAMM Show Limited Edition Rosewood finished in "Buttercream".
 
Jan 2005 NAMM Show Limited Edition Maple finished in "Buttercream".
 
"Neil" 1979.
 
"carel" 1978.
 
 
"ma chon tat"
 
"krommenek" 1995.
 
 
"ebmuscmanlvr83" Blue Dawn SR5 and Sapphire Black
SR4 with Moonstone pg.
 
"sabb0" 1979.
 
1979 Fretless Sabre.
 
 
"Bassart" 2004 'Radiance Red' Ltd Ed and 1999 'Pearl Blue' Ltd Ed.
Web Site
 
"nismaniac" 'Coperhead Bronze'.
 
"armybass" 'Trans Teal' 1992.
 
"bdgotoh" 1979 Sabre.
 
 
"Aussie Mark". 'Rolls Burgundy' Bongo with Tort pg.
SR4 with Black and Tort pg. (see pics below for website link). 
 
1980 finished in 'Tobacco Burst'.
 
"ebmuscmanlvr83".
 
"Bovinehost". 'Trans Green' {Heinz}
(see pics below for website link). 
 
1988 finished in 'Peach'.
 
"Steve" 2000.
 
"Rodrigo" 1995.
 
 
"Hugo" 1987.
 
 
"vonfog" OLP converted to 12 string Bass.
Web Site
 
"Alex" 2003 SUB.
 
"flywheel" 2003 Rolls Burgundy (see pics below for website link). 
 
"Bovinehost". 2004 'Green Hornet' (see pics below for website link). 
 
 "spectorbassguy". 2000 'GrapeRay'.
 
"ebmuscmanlvr83" 2002 Sterling.
 
"bassmonkeee".
 
"Psychicpet" 2004 Bongo and 2001 Fretless SR5.
 
"jimcobb". 1994 one piece Ash body.
 
 
"Roland Otto" (Germany). 1992 Lined Fretless.
Web Site
 
"James" (UK).
Web Site
 
 
"Bart" (Poland). Circa 1983 Cutlass 1.
Web Site 1
Web Site 2
 
 
 
"Thumper".
 
1995 'Ray with Trans Bridge.
 
"Bovinehost"
Web Site
 
"Danny" 1976.
 
"Markku" 1991 Sabre with Capstan Wheel truss nut
(as opposed to Bullet truss).
 
"Markku" 1994.
 
"Helmut" 1995 Sterling.
 
"oddjob" 2004. One of a kind 'Fritz-the-Katt' Lime Green. Made especially for Nippon Paint Aveo promotional tour. Auctioned for Casey Lee Ball Foundation.
 
"davefitch"
 
"Oldtoe"
 
"melancholy mechanic" 1979/80 Sabre.
 
"Masamax" 2001.
 
"Jazzy J".
 
"Aussie Mark" 1976 Fretless.
Ex New Zealand/Australian Band "DRAGON". 
 
The above with Tort pg.
 
The above with pg removed to illustrate
ageing of original white finish.
 
"Aussie Mark" Year 2000.
Web Site
 
"flywheel71" (1991, 92, 96 and Dillion VMB400).
"flywheel71" Web Site: 'Vintage Bass Review'
"flywheel71" Web Site: 'Bass Gallery'
 
"chuck 3 river" 1978 (A.K.A. "Brownie").
 
"Cb" of "Cash Box Kings" 1977.
Played by Flea, Larry Graham & Verdine White.
Web Site
 
"norm" Silhouette Bass 1999.
 
"Cutlass 1". Cutlass 1 Bass 1983.
 
"dhuffguitars" Cutlass 1 Bass 1983.
 
"trekker" 1978.
 
"Mike" 2003 (A.K.A. "Jean").
 
"todd 4ta" (1976, 77, 79 and 85).
 
"treebark55" 1978.
 
"bdgotoh" (Sabre1989. 'Rays 2001 and 2000).
 
 
 
 
 
 
"armybass" (SR5 2002, Sterling 1998, SR4 Fretless 1996,
SR4 2003,1989 Sabre and 2001 SR4).
 
"armybass"
 
"armybass" 1991 Cherryburst.
 
"Ken" 1977.
 
"harleyyy" 1979.
 
 
"frankensteinberger" 1982 (top) and 1977 (bottom).
 
"basadam".
 
"rekuby" 1976.
 
"Cutlass 1" 1976.
 
"arwid" 1977.
 
"Theo" 1977.
 
"Grahambass" 1980/81.
 
"armatronix" (pick guard modified for thumb-rest).
 
"Phil" 2002. Only Midnight Blue Sparkle to have Piezo option.
 
"uncle tommy" Circa 1977 (top) and 1987 (bottom).
 
"RetepV" 1979 Sabre.
 
 
"cheezewiz".
 
"oldbluebassman" 1980. All gold hardware (Ex "Aerosmith").
 
"Hornetamx" 1978.
(Presented to Country Western Bassist by Leo Fender in 1978).
 
"Lewk". 
 
"Tom F".
 
 
 
"vilicankar" 1999 fitted with Pre-EB1978 pickup and Pre-EB black epoxy pre-amp, 1978 and 1997. 
 
"nullneuner"1995.
 
"bassgirl" 2003.
 
"xcental34x" 2002. Two Pics of same Bass.
 
"Kennyhoe".
 
"JBFLA" 1978.
 
"Fuzzy Dustmite" 2002.
 
"papereater". 1979 Sabre.
Gift from Leo Fender to previous owner and employee at 'G & L'.
 
1993 Fretless. One piece body with highly figured neck.
 
"dANomite". 1980 Sting Ray and 1980 Sabre (left handed).
 
"Horst". Very late Pre-EB Sabre Bass.
Note sealed pickups and controls feature adopted 
by Ernie Ball for their Sabres.
"Stingraymund". Mar 2000 Honeyburst Fretless.
 
"mrpackerguy". Pre-EB Sabre.
 
"Stephane".
 
"spectorbassguy". SR5 with abalone Pg.
 
"Cutlass 1". Cutlass 1 Bass.
 
"bassmonkeee". Bongo Bass with piezo bridge.
 
"jewbacca". SR4 Burnt Apple.
 
"Tcole" SR5 Autumnburst Sparkle.
 
"jubjub721".
 
"murk from urk".
 
"captcolour". Lava Pearl with Moonstone pickguard. 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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