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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby david » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:42 am

I remember sitting on the floor watching Romper Room on a black and white TV with an enormous case and a tiny picture tube.

Thought I was the only one that ever watched that show...

Bet you watched Clutch Cargo, too.
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby allanlummox » Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:27 am

I watched Clutch Cargo - but I always thought "Romper Room" was for babies.
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby bluesmcgoo » Fri Jan 21, 2005 12:10 pm

I remember "Romper Room", but my show of choice was "New Zoo Review"...

With Doug and Emmy Jo...

Every day was a different show...


...and "Captain Kangaroo", of course.
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby ricochet » Fri Jan 21, 2005 6:04 pm

Yeah, I watched "Clutch Cargo."

Captain Kangaroo was the greatest!
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby david » Sat Jan 22, 2005 5:44 am

When the Captain hung up his hat and sent Rabbit and Mr. Kangaroo out to pasture Schwinn bikes went down fast. There simply wasn't any other reason to want one of those tanks.

Spider bikes and the Brady Bunch were waiting in the wings.
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby bottleneck » Mon Apr 04, 2005 7:18 pm

has anybody made a washtub bass with a five gallon pvc bucket and
weed wacker line?

sally starr was much better than those shows.
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RE: washtub bass construction

Postby allanlummox » Mon Apr 04, 2005 8:12 pm

Oh yea - Our Gal Sal was the best.

http://www.citypaper.net/articles/08160 ... .starr.jpg


Last week, I did see someone with a bass made from a water jug - you know, from a water cooler. Sounded GREAT, and it was pretty small compared to most washtub - trashcan - etc. basses.
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