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February 2014
Custom 8-String Bass
February 2014
Custom 8-String Bass
The immediately noticeable feature of this bass is the unique styling centered around bright lamination accents. Extra thick flamed maple was used beneath the facing, which highlights the contours of the body design. Flamed maple is again used as fretboard binding and pickup cover trim to complete the concept. The facing is a unique piece of grafted franquette walnut salvaged from a walnut orchard. The less obvious feature is the weight. The neck is made primarily of mahogany, which reduces the overall weight considerably with a wide neck-thru design. As with many of my most recent ERBs, 5 guitar tuners are used in place of bass tuners on th... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 33" down to 29"
neck wood- African mahogany, Peruvian walnut, maple, and bubinga
body wood- African mahogany
body facing- grafted walnut
center lamination- flamed maple
fretboard- pau ferro with flamed maple binding
pickups- split coil Aero humbuckers
pickup covers- franquette walnut/flamed maple
preamp- Pope Flexcore 4 band

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