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In this Rig Rundown video of Flea's bass rig, his tech Tracy Robar talks about the bass guitar Flea uses most often, the Modulus Flea bass. Starting at 0:25 he says: “This is Flea’s main bass, which we play pretty much on 99% of all songs. He likes to be used to one bass, most of the time he warms up with it in the dressing room every night. It’s a Modulus, with production finish on it, that Flea added some ‘mod podge’ touches to a long time ago and has since deteriorated… it's a great player sounds awesome… it’s got a Lane Poor pickup which they don't make anymore unfortunately and we have very few of them left. And we’ve got the Aguilar preamp… and Badass Bridge. He likes to keep the knobs taped up, don’t touch ‘em, get *that* sound. He only touches the volume knob. [He keeps them set] bass almost all the way on, treble rolled off quite a bit, just to where it starts biting. Graphite neck on it, very stable, very bright sounding. I can get extremely low action with that which is how Flea likes it. I change [the strings] every day. We use GHS boomers and Flea has a signature set that they package up, which is basically their basic standard gauge 105 - 45.”more