Hello guys, I am the owner of the white alpine bass you were speaking of. Got it
off the bay and ready to modify. ; )
First I must say that I purchase these copies to see well the
structure build is and then modify it with better electronics, etc.
Yes the strings were off line and thisis due to the bridge and the
bridge pickup was not to the right dimension. In other words, a
through together and sell. This guitar was made for 18mm string
spacing bridge and can go up to a 19mm. The bridge humbucker
pu was way to narrow for this bridge and thats what you noticed
in the photo. Im replacing the bridge with the correct spacing, totally
replacing the neck and bridge pu with better quality ones. Gutting
out the passive electronics and putting in an a/p 3 band preamp.
Totally converting to the same spec as a Fender Jazz V. Should be
complete in about a month. Good quality build comes from being
patient. Overall this axe is sturdy and well built and that is the main
reason why I'm going ahead and modify it.
PS/ Don't worry, I'll keep you posted
Last edited by churchpark : 08-31-2012 at 06:01 PM.