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FDP Forum / Fender Bass Guitars and Bass Amps / ID NRBQ bassist's bass?

digiboy

New York City

Jan 4th, 2018 10:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I went to see NRBQ on Tuesday. Excellent, and no surprise there. Bassist extraordinaire Casey McDonough was playing a bass I didn't recognize. Headstock looks Fender-ish and appears to be short scale but other than that...??? Anyone know what it is?

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digiboy

New York City

Jan 4th, 2018 10:33 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

ID this bass?

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digiboy

New York City

Jan 4th, 2018 10:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

There's a better version of this one but you have to log in to Facebook to see it

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Taildragger
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USA

an acquired taste some may never acquire
Jan 4th, 2018 10:41 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Teisco? Definitely has a 1960s/Japanese "look", especially the tuners.

digiboy

New York City

Jan 4th, 2018 11:00 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It definitely has a Teisco look to it, the pickups too. I mean it sounds great but if it really is a Teisco, I'm gonna smack my forehead and fall over backwards. First bass I ever owned was a Teisco, around 1968. Didn't take me long to realize it was a piece of junk and dump it. Now they are sought after? How is that possible?

As the kids say: O M G !!!!

digiboy

New York City

Jan 4th, 2018 08:08 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Turns out that bass is a Kay EB 100. Never paid much attention to that brand for electrics. I know the hollow body guitars are a hot item and of course the their doghouse standups are used a lot in bluegrass and rockabilly. Certainly a better line than Teisco!

spud1950

Land Of 1000 Dances

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Jan 5th, 2018 12:24 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It is a Teisco made,Kay branded guitar.Towards the end of its life, Kay closed up its American manufacturing and for a few years imported Japanese guitars, made by Teisco and Kawai, with the Kay brand name on them.

(This message was last edited by spud1950 at 02:27 AM, Jan 5th, 2018)

digiboy

New York City

Jan 5th, 2018 08:11 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

So I guess I have to correct myself and say Kays are not better than Teiscos, some of them ARE Teiscos! I wonder if that model was made to meet certain specs for the Kay brand. In any case I'd bet the bass Casey played with the Q was worked on. It was thumpin out some serious thunder.

Taildragger
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USA

an acquired taste some may never acquire
Jan 5th, 2018 12:48 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

There's your answer: it's a Teiskay!

6G6

Texas

Fender power to the people!
Jan 5th, 2018 01:06 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Sometimes a good player, with a great amp can bring out qualities in a bass that you never suspected were there to begin with.

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Jan 6th, 2018 10:15 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Great tone happens.

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