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New Bass Day! The Resolution of the "Best Short Scale Basses under $1000" Thread!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by HelpImaRock, Apr 5, 2014.


  1. First off, thanks to everyone for all of your suggestions. I was all set to buy an MIJ Fender Mustang RI when the opportunity to purchase this finally came through. I can't thank Ken enough. There isn't a more perfect bass for me.

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  2. macmanlou

    macmanlou Don't push it. Just let it fall. Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2007
    Washington, DC Area
    Looks nice! What is it?
     
  3. That kinda info would have been nice in the OP, wouldn't it!

    It's a Reverend Guitars Mike Watt SIGNATURE bass prototype. But that's a mouthful. I'm just going with THUD STAFF.

    30" scale, SG-like body style, Precision type pickup, Dano inspired redburst.

    :smug:
     
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  4. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan. Supporting Member

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
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  6. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Congrats on a cool looking bass are those Joe Barden pups?
     
  7. Nice, that thing looks like it will kick b*#t
    :)
     
  8. No, it's a custom wound pickup. The same model ended up in the Reverend Meshell Ndegeocello bass.
     
  9. Looks Good! Out of curiosity, where's it made?
     
  10. It doesn't matter to me, and doesn't say on the headstock.
     
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  11. mazareth

    mazareth Supporting Member

    Sep 25, 2008
    Central Wisconsin
    Nice looking bass! How does it balance on a strap?
     
  12. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
    That's a reverend mike watt.I saw the one with a precision p.u. in a humbucker sized shell.I'l ldig up the pic cool bass!
     
  13. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
    Pic from the rereverend forum.



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  14. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
  15. Yep, this is the latest revision.

    Mazareth - It's a little neck heavy, as you would expect from an SG bass. But nothing crazy.
     
  16. Mike Watt SHOULD be ordained.

    Niiiiiiice score.
     
  17. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Nice I love that burst.
     
  18. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
    No to far from the eb-3 he played.
     
  19. JH Statts

    JH Statts

    Jan 17, 2014
    Congrats! I love Mike Watt.

    The only thing I don't like is the input jack. Why the huge plate? That's just me.
     
  20. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
  21. Nobody

    Nobody

    Jul 14, 2004
    gravel
    That's awesome! Congrats!