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December 2011
Custom 4-String Bass
December 2011
Custom 4-String Bass
I figured I'd received enough queries about the weird bass in the background photos to include it here. It's the most recent bass that I made for myself. The striking appearance was based on functionality; it weighs in at 5lbs. The body is a multilaminate of tightly figured maple, mahogany, and walnut. The layers help to accentuate the weight reducing cutaways. The wooden bridge is equipped with piezo saddles, eliminating the need for magnetic pickups. The bass has a surprisingly deep, warm sound; almost like a chambered bass. The one limitation I've found is recording; digging in too hard on the fretboard will produce a click with the p... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 33"
body- mahogany
facing- figured maple
back- black walnut
neck- maple
fretboard- chechen
bridge- ebony with piezo saddles
preamp- Graphtech acoustiphonic

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