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November 2012
6-String Custom Inlayed Bass
November 2012
6-String Custom Inlayed Bass
This instrument is one of the most challenging, deluxe builds I've undertaken. It's hard to say which hits the eye more dramatically- the huge inlay or the incredible wood. The inlay was entirely designed by the client; it was simply up to me to not mess it up. I was lucky to score the last remaining Tahitian bronze pearl from the supplier, as it offered the perfect color for autumn leaves. A nice detail is the continuation of the branches onto the truss cover. The highly figured walnut came from Oregon Wild Wood. The wood was so beautiful it couldn't be overused. The knobs, pickup covers, cavity covers, and even tuner buttons were all cr... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 32"
fretboard- Gaboon ebony
body wood- Peruvian walnut
neck wood- Peruvian walnut
facings- figured black walnut
binding- double maple/ebony
inlay materials- morado (branches)
bronze pearl (leaves)
pearl and abalone (moon)
pickups- Aero humbuckers
preamp- Pope Flexcore
knobs- THG made walnut
tuners- Hipshot with THG made tuner buttons

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