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NBD!!! - Regenerate Guitar Works 5'er

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dan Knowlton, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

    Huge thanks to Rod for making this bass! I think it sounds even better than it looks. Home with a sick kid today, so I wasn't able to crank it up until about 10:30. My son is OK with the volume (he's learning bass, too!) and the neighbors are not home.


    Did I say it sounds even better than it looks? :hyper: :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:hyper:

    Dan K.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2015
  2. Carl_D

    Carl_D Guest

    Man, that's sweet. Congrats.
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  4. M0ses


    Sep 11, 2009
    Eastern Wisconsin
    If I may ask, what part of it didn't pass QC?
  5. ReiPsaeg


    Dec 1, 2012
    Rochester, NY
    I'm assuming that since the top string tuner is meant for the other side of the neck that it didn't pass QC. Great looking bass otherwise though, I really like the look of the wood grain on the body.
  6. gustobassman

    gustobassman I'm only here for the Afterparty Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    San Diego
    Endorsing Artist: Schroeder Cabinets, D'addario, Planet Waves
    That looks sharp! I havent seen a 5 string Babicz bridge before. That thing looks like a beast!
  7. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Stunning. I'm not a fan of gold hardware, but it works with this.
  8. Herrick


    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Nice. What are the specs?
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    That is some gorgeous wood congrats I bet she sounds killer.
  10. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    That sure is some pretty bird's eye maple. Great looking bass. Congrats
  11. Solarmist

    Solarmist Supporting Member

    Jul 24, 2007
    near Mt. Rainier
    What a gorgeous top wood/finish - congrats!
  12. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

    M-Series 5-string: Redwood burl top/back on flame Maple core; Maple neck with Cocobolo fingerboard; Nordstrand Big Single pickups with a BassMods 3-way preamp with passive tone control; gold Babicz Bridge and Hipshot tuners.
  13. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

    1st practice last night - it KILLED! Nice mix of music for the Sunday service.

    • Free Ride (yes, that one!)
    • All Because of Jesus (driving rock)
    • Leaning on Everlasting Arms (uptempo at 180 bpm walking jazz with LOTS of punches)
    • Today is the Day (8th note rock line)
    • Lord, I need You (rock ballad)
    • Crown Hom (Majesty)

    I got 11 thumbs up on this bass from the other musicians!

    Dan K.
  14. Mosfed

    Mosfed The mighty mighty Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    On the Mont Blanc
    DAMN! Nice bird's eye!
  15. RedMoses

    RedMoses Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2012
  16. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass Gnarsty bass tones Supporting Member

    WOW. That's some cool wood!
  17. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
  18. lowfreqgeek

    lowfreqgeek Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2010
    Albuquerque, NM
    Endorsing Artist: Regenerate Guitar Works
    YES!! Great looking bass, Dan, and I can only imagine how good it sounds! Being a Regenerate player, I know what's up... :)
  19. Basshappi


    Feb 12, 2007
    Rod does beautiful work and that is a great example!
    Congrats on that new deep end beauty!
  20. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog

    Feb 25, 2007
    Mechanicsburg, PA

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