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=The Warwick Fortress Club=

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by Jonah, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Maddanthony_59

    Maddanthony_59

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    Here are my Fortresses. 1st up is my 1993 Fortress One. Here is how it arrived!
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    She's Incredible!

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    Non-Volute!
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    And my 5-String!

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    Truss Rod Cover actually says "Fortress MasterMan"
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    Nice Flames!
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  2. Nachobassman

    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Nice basses.

    Call me blind, but I only count 4 strings on the red one... :D
     
  3. Maddanthony_59

    Maddanthony_59

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    How embarrassing! That is my Old 4-String Masterman! I'll update with correct bass tonight. :x
     
  4. Maddanthony_59

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    The 5-String!

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    1997!
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  5. Bassman

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    Unpacking the LTD!!!!

    So 20 years ago I bought brand new one of the last Warwick Fortresses made in the old factory (Dec '94). It was done as a special edition (so I'm told) with flame maple body and gold hardware. I still have it and it's still my main bass.

    Today I received a brand new Fortress LTD 2014

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  6. Bassman

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    Forgot to say... all I need now is a 5 string Masterman fretless and my life is complete!
     
  7. Gnermo

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    ♣♣♣♣ yeah thats amazing!
     
  8. Ali

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    Beautiful bass, congratulations, always thought Warwick should have made a neck through curved body version.
    Maybe custom shop 2016?
     
  9. shaftbass

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    Very nice!!! I've played a 4 of that bass, but not a 5. Looks awesome. Kick ass, man!
     
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  11. Florin

    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Supporting Member

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    Welcome back bassman! And what a bass! This is my main bass for 1 year now, and I am very happy. How does it play? What is your experience with the pickups? You can do a simple mod to make them real single coils, with a louder signal (the bass has a pretty low output now)
    I ended by changing them back to MEC, but they were indeed great pickups, just not for my taste.
     
  12. shaftbass

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    Post this guy's forum/ebay/whatever name so we can all know to never buy anything from him. Who ships an instrument in just a gig bag and in no box?!
     
  13. The ShadowKnight

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    wow, glad it survived the travel, testament to the bass :) or sheer luck, normally marking items as fragile might not get people to pay that much attention.
     
  14. Harleydave

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    And so here's my Fortress family :)

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  15. Curtis

    Curtis Editor De Bassist magazine (NL)

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    I found a very affordable NOS '96/'97 bue Fortress one. Will have it soon. Come back to you guys :D
     
  16. Maddanthony_59

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    Here's a shot of my 3 Fortress's. I have a '97 Masterman, a '95 Fortress One, and a '93 Fortress One 4-String with SD pickups, and the "Carved Body". I hope you like them! :D

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    Myh lovely Fortress family

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  18. Maddanthony_59

    Maddanthony_59

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    Are those Position Markers original, or Stickers?
    I still need a Flashback-5 for my collection! (And a BN Dolphin-5...)
     
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