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Mike Addyman Sr. (dadabass2001)
Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 4
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2002 - 4:50 pm:   Edit Post

Grooving in my guitarist's 16 track project studio. The band is called Pickled Beats.
81D1892 - Koa top and Mahogany core
john foster (johnf)
Username: johnf

Post Number: 2
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Friday, September 06, 2002 - 3:09 pm:   Edit Post

Bass Central shows an 82 Distillate for $1,300.00. Is that a good price for that guitar?
Jonathan Johnstone (stoney)
Username: stoney

Post Number: 43
Registered: 7-2002
Posted on Saturday, September 07, 2002 - 5:57 am:   Edit Post

I'd say so, yes. Check out the frets.
Senior Member
Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 434
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Sunday, May 30, 2004 - 4:40 am:   Edit Post

Great looking bass!
Senior Member
Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 1686
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:51 am:   Edit Post

Here's a better shot of my Distiillate.
81D1892 Distillate

Her SN is 81D1892 and she has a koa top.
Headstock front
That's a hologram of an eye a previous owner glued on the headstock.
Headstock back

I put blue Fret FX LEDs on her for dark stages,
full w_LEDs
and she wears flat wounds mostly (currently T-I Jazz Flats).

Senior Member
Username: funkyjazzjunky

Post Number: 842
Registered: 5-2007
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 10:33 am:   Edit Post

Love that Koa top
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1815
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 1:35 pm:   Edit Post

Very nice, I like!
Intermediate Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 127
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 3:50 pm:   Edit Post

Hi Mike,
I do like the way the Blue LEDís look, there just right not to in your face and softly pleasing to the eye. I have a CoCo Bolo Distillate and been thinking of getting these for my Bass. looking at the FX website the 32" scale is a special order. Was there a lead time issue and was there an up charge for the "Special Order"?
Thank you
A Fellow Distillate Brethren
Senior Member
Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 1688
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Monday, December 24, 2012 - 5:38 am:   Edit Post

Hi Pete,
I was lucky on the Distillate, and got them from the manufacturer after someone else canceled an order, so I got them for a discount. I had earlier gotten a red set-up for my fretted Epic. Both sets work wonderfully. I would strongly recommend them for those of us who toil in dark bars and clubs. :-)
Senior Member
Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 1806
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:44 am:   Edit Post

I used my Distillate at RnR Rewind this month...
me @ Rewind 2014

She sounded great!
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3559
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:18 am:   Edit Post

I am happy to see that you were able to keep her. She might likely will continue to show gratitude by sounding as good as possible !

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