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Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-20-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,062
Posted By Mike Jenkins
I have no doubt the Smith products woulda done...

I have no doubt the Smith products woulda done the job. I would have rather used them instead of what I ended up using. Smith products are just not as convenient to get a hold of.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-20-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,062
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Cleaned it up - WOW!!!

I noticed my fretboard was a little gritty looking so I cleaned it up using the Dunlop System 65 Guitar Maintenance kit. Now my fretboard feels nice and the sweetness of the Smith sound is even...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-11-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,309
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Congratulations! Post some pictures please.

Congratulations! Post some pictures please.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 02-08-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 313,084
Posted By Mike Jenkins
The Smith is part of the Family

My smith is part of my family. If my house were burning, besides my family, there are two things I'd run back in for: My Smith Bass for obvious reasons and my laptop, way to much info on it.
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Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 01-10-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,851
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Playing at Church (Video) - You got any vids to share?

Here is a vid of a little playing that I do at church. Upload a video of your Smith at church.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVN4GbI_YdY
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 01-10-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,979
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Nice!!! Can I have it please?!?!?!?

Nice!!! Can I have it please?!?!?!?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-18-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,400
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Only Durracell Batteries Work ?

About a month ago my bass goes silent. No problem I thought, time to replace the batteries. Except the passive mode doesn't work either so I'm freak'n out. I replace the batteries just to see what...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-02-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,782
Posted By Mike Jenkins
I'm a fan of the BSR because of it's more modern...

I'm a fan of the BSR because of it's more modern looks. I like the fusion as well but the BSR gets my #1 vote. I'm not really into vintage so the BT comes in last for me. However, I'll take a...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-17-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,105
Posted By Mike Jenkins
No active output

I have an 07 bsr6eg and the other night the active circuit seemed to go out. The next day the passive went out. I replaced the batteries and the passive works fine but still no active output. Am I...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-28-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Your playing sounds great. I like it.

Your playing sounds great. I like it.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-12-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,491
Posted By Mike Jenkins
I'm just now seeing this. A friend and I visited...

I'm just now seeing this. A friend and I visited the shop in Novemeber 2006. I had a great time on the tour of the building and seeing how the basses were made. I didn't even own a Smith at the...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-01-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,968
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Ken Smith Players Should Play Other Basses

i believe those of us who have played Smith basses for a while take for granted how great they sound. I was out playing my mom's old 1980-something P-Bass and I'm thinking to myself, "this sounds...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-27-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 313,084
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Me and My Baby

Here is a new pic to enjoy. Me and my baby at a small Gospel concert holding down the low end. 2007 BSR6EG 5A Quilted Maple, 5p Neck, 7p Wings.
...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 12-01-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 313,084
Posted By Mike Jenkins
The bass looks great. Congratulations! I...

The bass looks great. Congratulations! I understand your excitement. I got my smith around this time last year and I'm still excited about it.
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 11-28-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 73,535
Posted By Mike Jenkins
I've been to the shop in PA and enjoyed meeting...

I've been to the shop in PA and enjoyed meeting you and taking the tour. I love my BSR Elite 6. (1) Did you ever have formal luthier training, if so from where and if not how did you get he courage...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 09-19-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,430
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Wow!!! And I thought my Smith was beautiful. ...

Wow!!! And I thought my Smith was beautiful. Your bass looks fantastic. Its amazing that such a fine piece of art can be so functional. Take good care of it. I'm all about the music but I'd be...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-13-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,676
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Thanks for all the great comments everyone. I do...

Thanks for all the great comments everyone. I do feel blessed. It was strange when I pulled the bass out of my bag and drummers, and other bass players were congratulating me as if I'd won first...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-10-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,676
Posted By Mike Jenkins
It finally arrived!!!

I've waited since May when I ordered my BSR6EG and it has finally arrived!!! It came yesterday but I finallly put it down so I could show you these picture. The camera doesn't do any justice to the...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 08-30-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,067
Posted By Mike Jenkins
That could work

That could work
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 08-29-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,067
Posted By Mike Jenkins
An accident can happen any time with anything. ...

An accident can happen any time with anything. I've been fortunate enough not to experience any mishaps with the battery compartments on my basses. But whether or not the battery compartment is...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 08-29-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,067
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Easy access battery comparment

I don't know if this has been mentioned because I didn't read every post but why not make a separate compartment for the battery that pops open for easy access instead of hiding it under the back...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-03-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,807
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Thanks for the suggestion of the ATA case. Every...

Thanks for the suggestion of the ATA case. Every time I fly with my bass I use the hard case because I know I’m going to have to check it because it takes up to much space in the overhead...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-02-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,807
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Any suggestions on a 3rd party case?

My brand new BSR6 should be finished in a month or two. Iím looking for a ruff and rugged case that I can use for those times when Iím forced to check my bass with the rest of my baggage when I...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-18-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,174
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Finding another Smith would be my first...

Finding another Smith would be my first suggestion but If you're looking for a relatively inexpensive alternative to a Smith bass I would consider an Ibanez BTB Prestige. The necks of this series of...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-03-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,685
Posted By Mike Jenkins
Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought Smith...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought Smith Basses started in 1978. I was born in 1976 and turned 30 in 2006 so I figure if Smith basses started in 78 it would turn 30 in 2008. Anyhow, the thread...
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