Hi there and welcome to The Stanley Shortscale bass society homepage.....
(It's really Leroy's old homepage with some fresh paint....)
It's a little Leroy history and some shortscale bass stuff............
Well now... best part of you bassaholic wierdos sort of know me... (well in a cyber way not in a physical or even biblical sort of way.....) so what can I say ?
I'm Leroy I live in a small town near Durham which is in the northeast of England near the Scottish border.
I'm 53 years old and still have some of my own teeth... Heh! Heh!..... I'd rather help you than hurt you and love a good laugh I'm quite partial to messing with people but never mean any harm... and always hope it's received in the spirit that it's given... I know thereare loads of humour differences on either sides of the big ponds so please don't get upset if I get it wrong..... cos I love ya's to bits...
I've played bass for many moons starting around the mid 70's or so... I did the local club scene in a couple of glamrock cover bands till Disco killed off live music in Britain in the late 80's then I sort of drifted away from music for a good while.
Around the millenium I found my way back into music... but just as a jammer with a couple of mates, sometimes with the wife and her keys... or even just a drum machine...
Introducing my Saein WOVB833 otherwise known as the Shine Violin Bass.... made by
the OEM manufacturer of Epiphone, Ibanez, Peavey and Gretch, to name but a few.
It's a very light well made bass that features a lovely set neck with a rosewood board.
The controls are two volume pots and one pretty good tone pot.... this replaces the
switched control plates found on the Hofners and some of theother less well known brands...
It lacks the sustain block of the Hofner ct series... but this adds to the sexy plunky woody
acoustic tone... especialy when fitted with flats.... I love it for Reggae tunes... and I love
playing the blues with it too....
My Cheap Chick....bought for a laugh...the Epiphone EBO, the best fun I've had with my
Jeans pulled up.
Solid mahogony body with a blemish free black gloss finish... a bolt on mahogony neck
an a huge shiney humbucker with one tone pot and one volume pot..... it's brilliantly
simple... you actually have to think about playing again..... I reckon Epiphone are
selling this at a loss the quality is superb... I only paid 139 for this cool baby EPi
I thought I'd robbed the music store...... Mud by the bucket load... Cool 60's
sounds.... and early 70's metal are there for the taking.... fitted with flats it has
a soul........... Try one out....before you condemn them...
These are thelegends that inspired me to pick up a guitar