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July 2012
Custom 9-String Bass
July 2012
Custom 9-String Bass
I thought was a nice one to include to show a piece that is different in style than my normal work. A full sized 9 string fretless, the ebony fretboard is over 5" wide. The unique body style was conceived by the client. It features a figured claro walnut top, which adds to the dark vibe of the huge fretboard. Custom Aero split coil pickups were designed for a great clear tone, matched with an Aguilar preamp. Note the use of both bass and guitar tuners at the head. I ahve been doing this on the extended range designs to help cut down on the size and weight of the headstock whenever possible. This was the first bass on which I used the amber... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 35"
number of frets- 24
body wood- african mahogany
facing- figured claro walnut
neck- hard maple, walnut, and dark figured maple
fretboard- macassar ebony
fretlines- maple
pickups- custom Aero split coils
preamp- Aguilar OBP-3

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