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Carl Thompson - Snakebass - Finished

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bass42, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Bass42

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  2. DeltaPhoenix

    DeltaPhoenix Supporting Member

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    Pretty bass.
    Looks like it could be the most expensive CT bass ever!
  3. Bass42

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    You're wellcome Sir.
  4. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

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    So is it a 2-piece fretboard? Looks like two pieces joined at the 12th fret. An odd choice, IMO, but fits with CT's style.
  5. bootsox

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    the 12th fret looks like it's set into a different strip of wood, so 3 piece, technically
  6. NecroticImbecil

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    You do of course play this through a Phil Jones T-500, plugging in with an Analysis Plus Golden Oval instrument and Allan Shane Modena speaker cables, into a bespoke Shape Audio creation.
  7. Smallmouth_Bass

    Smallmouth_Bass Supporting Member

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    That's a really cool looking bass. Congrats!
  8. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

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    Absolutely stunning
  9. Bassist30

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    If you don't mind me asking, how long was the wait for that bass. Seems there to be so much detail.
  10. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm still not a CT fan, but it still looks to be finely crafted.
  11. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I think the OP said the bass was already near completion when he was afforded the opportunity to acquire it.
  12. Bass42

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    This is not a custom ordered bass ! It was made by Carl himself ! He made this bass as one of your "Unique Creations" , he didn't make it to a specific person. It was like your 10 Million Dollar Bass project, I think.

    t was offered to me because I was wondering to place a custom order , and he just told (through "The Low End") me about it .So I was in the right place at the right moment and he made me an offer.
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    That thing is awesome. Congratulations
  14. Bass42

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    You're wellcome Sir !
  15. michele

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    I see Carl went for a maple neCk non thiis one instead of his usually mahogany choice...
  16. j.kernodle

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    Masterstroke! One does not simply "buy" a bass of this magnitude, one is afforded the opportunity to acquire it.
  17. devilman666

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    TRUE THAT !
  18. RedMoses

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    Incredible! Post some audio clips if you can. COngrats!
  19. bassguitarthund

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    Wow, stunning looking bass!!! That is a thing of beauty!!
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    What a beauty!

    Can I ask a question about the bridge?

    I don't understand how you can have good intonation on a fretted instrument with a fixed bridge like this. I've never seen the saddles on an adjustable bridge in a straight line like this bridge which leads me to wonder about the intonation. I can see it working fine for fretless since your fingers handle the intonation.

    Love the carving on the scroll!

    Rob

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