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Jodi Anna commented on Jodi Anna's group Ladies of Bass
"The cover picture is a Epiphone Gold Top Jack Casady Bass from my collection. Great bass, loaded with heavy flatwounds for that sweet little sound us girls like. Please join in one and all, Jodi Bass"
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Jodi Anna left a comment for Richard Carpenter
"Hello Richard, To answer your questions about strings, I like Elixers on most of my basses as well as my guitars. Second choice id the Power Slinky set by Ball, very  full thick string sound. Third is Half Wounds or flats from D'Addario on…"
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Richard Carpenter left a comment for Jodi Anna
"Thanks, so what brand of string do you prefer? I am hooked on the new Cobalts from Ernie Ball. First time in a while I have seen a Product that makes that big a difference. If you watch this they really do everything they say, I was…"
Jodi Anna left a comment for Richard Carpenter
"Thanks for the nice welcome aboard Richard. I like your choice in amps you posted. I got ta post some more pix's of some more of my basses.  Just put new strings on 5 of them this week.  Look forward to hearing from ya. Jodi"
Richard Carpenter left a comment for Jodi Anna
"Welcome to Basshive Jodi Anna, Nice looking Gear you got there! This is a good place to exchange info and ask as well as answer questions, Keep it Low!"
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Need a band name 4 Replies

so my band has been playing for almost a year, we've just started writing our own songs. But anytime anyone asks what our name is I have no idea what to tell themany name suggestions?Continue

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Started by Tyler Carnevale in Off Topic & Uncategorized. Last reply by Richard Carpenter Aug 9.

Day job anyone? 19 Replies

So, we all know that the dream is to be able to live off of playing bass. We also know in reality not all of us can do this. What kind of days jobs do you guys endure when not rockin' out? I work the evening shift at a local UPS facility and attend…Continue

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1 Flats or Rounds

Flats or Rounds

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2 Need a band name

Need a band name

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TRB 4 string problems

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4 Day job anyone?

Day job anyone?

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