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October 2014
Halloween Bass
October 2014
Halloween Bass
The perfect bass for October, the Halloween bass, a.k.a. Pumpkin Head, was an exceptionally challenging build. The bass started with the uniquely figured piece of douglas fir used for the front of the body and headstock. The mellow translucent orange finish set the stage for the full fretboard inlay design that dominates the instrument. The fretboard has been transformed into a night scene that pays tribute to many of the classic symbols of Halloween. Circling ravens, a clouded full moon, bare branches, gravestones, and one very prominent jack-o-lantern all play their parts. One minor note is that the etchings on the gravestones were taken fr... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 33"
number of frets- 24
body wood- khaya wood
body facing- figured douglas fir
body back- quilted maple
neck woods- maple and walnut
fretboard- black ebony and figured bolivian rosewood
pickups- custom Aero humbuckers
preamp- Pope Flexcore
hardware- Hipshot
knobs- ebony

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