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Discussion in 'Roscoe Basses' started by Gard, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. Gard

    Gard

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    (...yeah, it's an old serial number...;) )

    LG 3000
    Quilt Maple top
    Alder body
    Amber finish
    Bartolini pickups
    Bartolini 3-band preamp
    Maple/Purpleheart/Maple neck
    Bolivian Rosewood fingerboard
    Graphite nut
    Black hardware

    Body shaped, color & primer applied:

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  2. Gard

    Gard

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  3. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    It took me a long time to let Gard and the boys finish this one! For a while there, I needed another 4-string in stock like I needed a hole in the head. After I moved a couple other basses, this one finally got the green light. It's here as of this morning, and it is fabulous!
  4. VroomVroom

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    Absolutely fabulous spec. Well done! Alder and rosewood do for my ears what amber and rosewood do for my eyes. Slurp.

    Those ball ends. You guys got 'em kinda-sorta-in-the-ballpark just to mess with me, didn't you?
  5. Gard

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    Just for you Jerry, just for you.

    :D
  6. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

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    You had to make that comment Jerry. I was doing really well waiting for my alder/rosewood creation until you had to go and say that. You're also making me revisit the question of natural vs. amber stain, though I tend to prefer amber under gloss and natural if it's going to be oil. Hmm :meh:
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    I'm just here to help. ;) FWIW, these pics have totally made me rethink my next spec. Just when I think I've got it dialed in, boom....fresh pics of a really nicely thought-out and executed instrument.
  8. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

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    Feel free to weigh in over on http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f153/e049-924509/ considering the top and the rest of the spec. Natural oil is the current idea, but dark amber, amberburst... could all work.

    I agree, this one turned out really nice!
  9. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    Here's some more fuel for your fire, Jerry!

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  10. VroomVroom

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    Just beautimous! And looking at that second pic, I'd totally guess the body is mahogany. Wow...

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