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Superhero
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I bought myself a fretless lakland in December and just took a few pictures of it.

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Lakland Skyline 55-01 Standard, Natural Ash Body w/ Fretless Ebony Lined Fingerboard
Dual Bartolini MK-1 split-coil soapbars are coupled with an MK-1 onboard 3-Band buffered, active preamp on this bass. A broad range of tones can be dialed in using the bass’s controls: Cut/Boost for Bass, Mids and Treble, along with a Pickup Blend Pan (center-notched) and Master Volume.

Body Style: Lakland 55-94

Scale: 35"

Number of Frets: 22

Pickups: 2 Bartolini MK1 split-coil soapbar

Preamp: Bartolini MK1, 3-Band buffered active electronics

Controls: Cut/Boost Bass, Mid, Treble, Panning style pickup blend, Master Volume

Bridge: Lakland Dual Access (through body or through bridge)

Tuners: Hipshot

Neck Wood: Flat-Sawn Maple

Body Wood: Ash

Fingerboard: Lined Ebony Fretless Fingerboard

Nut Width: 1.75"

Width @ Final Fret: 2.9"

Neck Depth @ 1st Fret: .770"

Neck Depth @ 12th Fret: .870"

Fingerboard Radius: 10" Compound

Truss Rod Access: At Neck Heel: 5/32" Hex


Here are two of my basses together:

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Mon Feb 13, 2006 7:13 am
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Man, it looked sweet. Record something! Btw, how much does it cost you?

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Fri Feb 17, 2006 5:56 pm
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It sounds sweet too. I payed $700 + tax for the Lakland, excellent deal if you ask me.

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Fri Feb 17, 2006 6:52 pm
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Record something!

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Tue Feb 21, 2006 2:23 am
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maybe the shrooms have just kicked in but i swear i see frets on your fretless. :?

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Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:31 am
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vic wrote:
maybe the shrooms have just kicked in but i swear i see frets on your fretless. :?


It has markings but there are no frets.

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Laklands are awesome, and $700 is definitely a good price for one. For a while, I was thinking about buying a Lakland 55-02, but then I realized that I had no money.

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Ryan wrote:
For a while, I was thinking about buying a Lakland 55-02, but then I realized that I had no money.


lol that sucks man

i bought a Traben Premium Array 5 string ( blood red)
back in Feb, its got a real meaty tone and a sexual look

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Congrats dude! Always cool with new equipment! :)

And Ross, your signature is THE SHIT! :lol:

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Thu Jun 29, 2006 5:52 pm
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SambaBoy wrote:

And Ross, your signature is TOO BIG!


Editted that for you.

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surge strikes again :twisted:


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:lol:

Thanks Surge!

It's still awesome! :D

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