NBD Built a Roadworn in White

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  1. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    I picked up this slightly beat up White MIM P-Bass Body here on TB. I had the loaded neck on the ready. I got it built pretty quickly and it set up perfectly in about 30 seconds. This is a perfect P-Bass if I ever played one. I was pleasantly surprised by the Threaded saddle bridge(Thanks TyKao). Total investment in this project was only $385. Here's some pics,
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  2. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Almost forgot the Pickup is a Seymore Duncan SPB1 Vintage and the Pots are CTS with Cloth wiring. This is one of my favorite Builds out of about 100 to date.
     
  3. dedpool1052

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    i dig it. those RW necks are really good feeling necks.
     
  4. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Thanks, I agree 100% on the great feel of the RW necks.
     
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  6. Thumper

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    I always enjoy seeing a well executed white bass.
     
  7. A-Step-Towards

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  8. GBassNorth

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    NYCBassist, Well done sir! Very classy bass with just the right amount of mojo for a realistic roadworn, right down to the cigarette burn on the headstock. Enjoy the NBD.
     
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Very very nice congrats.
     
  10. mfbolton

    mfbolton Bassist for The Dam Dams Supporting Member

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    I like it. Simple but awesome!
     
  11. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the props.
     
  12. SpaceBass2000

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    This is a nice one. I like the black pick guard.
     
  13. Gbass75

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    Nice!!! Reminds me of THIS one (though, it looks like the body in the pic of J.E. is a slab)...

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  14. 2cooltoolz

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    That's beautiful!! Very nice job!
     
  15. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Thanks. It's fun to build these P-Basses. Plus You really don't have to spend a lot if you're patient. I can honestly say this plays and sounds as good as any $1000 bass. Of course Fender made the neck:).
     
  16. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    It's a Precision, what's not to like? It's white, the color of the next bass I'll buy...if I can have my way.

    Nice looking bass. Makes me wanna play it.
     
  17. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Like my other P-Bass (Steve Harris), It's very hard to put down.
     
  18. 77stingray

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    That bass is a keeper!!
     
  19. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Thanks, I'm pretty thrilled with it. :)
     
  20. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    I ended up buying the exact Matching Body for this neck so I will be selling this White Body.:bassist::hyper:
     
  21. EighthNotes

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    Well thats pretty much perfect, now isn"t it?
     

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