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Rocket Music Buckeye Burl Limited Edition (Roscoe Standard Plus Basses)

Discussion in 'Rocket Music' started by RocketMusic, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    Gard and I have been cooking up a special "Limited Edition" Roscoe bass that will be available exclusively through Rocket Music. This was driven primarily by a couple of wants of mine in regards to the Standard Plus line. I wanted to use Buckeye Burl tops, and I wanted to use the new Aguilar DCB pickups. Gard said "Sure - order 10, and we'll make whatever you want!" Boy howdy, sign me up!!

    So here's what we're going to make available over the coming months (heck, maybe even years if it's successful):

    Rocket Music Buckeye Burl Limited Edition Specs:
    - Mahogany Body
    - Buckeye Burl Top
    - Matching Headstock
    - 3 Piece Maple Neck
    - Wenge (fretted) or Black Diamondwood (fretless) fingerboard
    - Aguilar DCB pickups
    - Aguilar OBP-3 preamp
    - Black Hardware
    - Gig Bag included
    - Available in 4, 5 or 6-strings
    - Available in LG, SKB or Century "Standard Plus" body styles (i.e. flat top, no ridges)
    - Available fretted or fretless

    Pricing:
    4-String = $2899
    5-String = $3199
    6-String = $3499

    Here's how the body on the first one looks so far (LG 5-string fretless):

    [​IMG]
  2. Gard

    Gard

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    ...don't suck.










    :ninja:
  3. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    That's the can-do attitude we know and love from Roscoe Guitars! LOL :D
  4. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    Oh, and I should mention that I'm totally open to a new name for this LE series. Shout out if you have a good idea... or a funny one. :)
  5. Doodaddy

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    Sharp looking.
  6. nutdog

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    Roscoe Rocket BBLE :bassist:

    Beautiful.

    I'd love one but my bass money is being used for a family vacation. I'm not sure how that happened.:atoz::)
  7. LilRay

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    Will you be doing them all with the LG body?

    Just curious.

    :D

    God Bless, Ray
  8. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    Nope, it'll be a mix of body styles and numbers of strings...
  9. LilRay

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    You're not helping!

    :D

    God Bless, Ray
  10. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    And just to be clear - I've only got 3 or 4 spec'd out completely at this point. I'm committed to buying 10, but I've left myself some wiggle room so that there's flexibility available for folks who want a specific combination of the available specs.

    If you'd like to reserve one, we'll work it the same as any other special order we'd do. A 10% non-refundable deposit upfront lets you set the specs, and the balance is not due until the bass is ready to ship to you.
  11. JBFLA

    JBFLA Roscoe FANatic Gold Supporting Member

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    Name: MINE

    Loves me some Burl..
    What options do I have?

    Can I get a single MM style p'up? 5 string fretted?
    Fingerboard options? I love BEM, but not sure it works with the Burl.

    PM me with options - unless you want to tease the rest with what's possible...
  12. strost

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    I was wondering if this was still happening. First one looks awesome! Is that just oil on the buckeye?

    I loves me my Monkey Pod but will need to stop by to check these out when they are in the store. Hopefully I won't be too jealous.
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    Not one bit. :bag:

    Kudos Greg & Gard.:cool:
  14. VroomVroom

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  15. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    I believe the finish is a satin conversion varnish. Buckeye Burl can be a little punky (soft and crumbly), so oil is generally not a good choice. You generally want a harder finish on that wood.
  16. RocketMusic

    RocketMusic Gold Supporting Member

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    :D
  17. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Supporting Member

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    Gets my vote.
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    These are gonna be killer basses.
  19. LilRay

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    Ditto.

    :D

    God Bless, Ray
  20. Jeff Moote

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    That's for sure. These are going to be incredible no doubt :)

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