LOL.... O.K. so the thread title may not be completely true, but my customer's name is Ryan. Anyway, after doing some custom/Mod work on Ryan's SX short scale Jazz bass, he decided to hire me to build a Semi-Custom bass for him. I say "Semi-Custom" because I did not create or design any of its parts. The story that follows is based on a true story that took place in my shop in Tucson. The bass I am going to be assembling for Ryan is a multi scale (33.5 to 36") "Fanned Fret" 5 string bass. Parts list: Warmoth Lightweight Swamp Ash Gecko body Moses Graphite custom multi scale "Fanned Fret" 5 string neck Lace Sensor "Alumatone" bass bar pickup Passive USA CTS tone circuit with series/parallel switch Sperzel custom locking bass tuners Hipshot individual string saddles Dunlop strap locks Finish - custom "trans-green" dye/polyurethane The photos to follow will tell the story of this bass as it is finally becoming a reality for Ryan.