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Forum: Classical/Arco 07-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Bin Hire
My EP weichs have been back and forth on two...

My EP weichs have been back and forth on two basses. They must be at least three years old. I didn't like them on the last bass but they bow (and sound) fantastic on this bass. I do quite a lot of...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 06-22-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,486
Posted By Bin Hire
Apologies for not posting earlier and many thanks...

Apologies for not posting earlier and many thanks Ken for the advice. It turned out that the front wasn't stuck down properly. The luthier re glued it and now my bass is sounding fantastic. Cost $50....
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-27-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,486
Posted By Bin Hire
Thank you very much for your thoughts. I think...

Thank you very much for your thoughts. I think the rattle is coming from the lower end. It seems to shoot out, sounding almost like a wooden ruler being held tightly with one hand and flicked, when...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,486
Posted By Bin Hire
Thanks for replying Ken, The bass is a...

Thanks for replying Ken,
The bass is a Christopher that was built in the early 2000s. It's fully carved. A very nice bass - I've played it. It is in good condition. My friend has booked it in to a...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-26-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,486
Posted By Bin Hire
What can rattle/vibrate inside a double bass?

A friend has a lot of rattle/vibration problems. He thinks it might be that the face isn't stuck down properly. Is this a possibility? I know there's a bass bar inside, bit is there something else...
Forum: The Bull Pit 08-26-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Are you still around here Anslem?

Are you still around here Anslem?
Forum: Chinese/Asian 08-26-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 37,423
Posted By Bin Hire
Are you still around here Richard?

Are you still around here Richard?
Forum: The Bull Pit 02-22-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
"The sun is out and life is given a warmup." old...

"The sun is out and life is given a warmup." old saying from back home translated into English.
Forum: The Bull Pit 02-22-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,955
Posted By Bin Hire
We have a dance that we do.

We have a dance that we do.
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-09-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Carry me back to old...?

Carry me back to old...?
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-08-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Well Bunny, I did some research. The original...

Well Bunny, I did some research. The original colony was actually named by King Charles II of England. He named it in honour of his father Charles I. Carolus is Latin for Charles. I don't know why he...
Forum: Classical/Arco 10-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 52,568
Posted By Bin Hire
One thing I have noticed about strings is that...

One thing I have noticed about strings is that the famous players seem to stick with one type. Apologies if I'm wrong with this statement. I know this was true of NHOP and, I think, Ray Brown. Gary...
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-07-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,413
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Posted By Bin Hire
Why 'candy' mountains?

Why 'candy' mountains?
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-05-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,413
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Posted By Bin Hire
Sorry Bunny. Please forgive me for sounding like...

Sorry Bunny. Please forgive me for sounding like a school teacher but both Orens are spelt with an e.
Also 'weird' actually contains an i, which is weird!
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-04-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Richard, I don't think these Nauga things have...

Richard, I don't think these Nauga things have meat inside. Seems like they're synthetic.
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-04-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
But you get the same thing with a sheep. You take...

But you get the same thing with a sheep. You take its wool but it doesn't die.
Forum: Hybrid DB Strings 10-02-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,183
Posted By Bin Hire
Richard, I agree. The EP weichs work well on my...

Richard, I agree. The EP weichs work well on my bass too.
Forum: The Bull Pit 10-02-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Sorry Oren, I don't understand. Did the X1-18B...

Sorry Oren, I don't understand. Did the X1-18B have a drinking problem?
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-30-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,413
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Posted By Bin Hire
I hope you have fun Oren.

I hope you have fun Oren.
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-29-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,413
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Posted By Bin Hire
Don't take this the wrong way Bunny but I'd much...

Don't take this the wrong way Bunny but I'd much rather live in Wainuiomata.
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-28-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Do you like Middle Eastern food Oren?

Do you like Middle Eastern food Oren?
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-16-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Bunny, I think they eat grits in South Carolina....

Bunny, I think they eat grits in South Carolina. Gumbo is a Louisiana dish.
I'm no expert, but there is a song...
I was born in Lousiana,
Down on the old bayou,
Raised on shrimp and catfish,...
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-14-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
Wow, Richard, this is the legendary Oren Hudsen...

Wow, Richard, this is the legendary Oren Hudsen that you have oft talked about.
Oren, it is an honour to meet you.
Forum: The Bull Pit 09-11-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
E Joel? Sounds like you and Richard have a bit of...

E Joel? Sounds like you and Richard have a bit of a history.
Forum: The Bull Pit 08-20-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,141,464
Posted By Bin Hire
20/8/52

Happy birthday Richard - 60 today!
Two big gigs on the weekend.
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