warmoth short scale bass..?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jordie65, Dec 22, 2009.


  1. jordie65

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    i've read all the posts about the new shorties being planned by warmoth for a few months now but has anyone heard when these will be available? im waiting for these parts to pop up on the warmoth site to place my order.
  2. mongo2

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    I'm also interested in the Warmoth shortscales and called them a couple of weeks ago and was told they won't be available until mid 2010.

    Until then I'll make do with my P and J shortscale experimentals using Mustang RI and Bronco necks.
  3. jordie65

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    thats a bummer. i saw a twitter post of theirs from october that said short scales were coming soon. my wishful thinking told me soon meant within a few months. i already had my dream short scale J worked out and ready to order!
  4. jordie65

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    just saw the second part of your post.. i wish i could do some short scale experiments but being a lefty really limits my options for basses let alone short scale basses which is why i am so excited for the warmoth ones
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  6. GassieBall

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    I'm anxiously awaiting them, too! Mid 2010 is painful, especially when they've already posted pix of them! :(
  7. daveman50

    daveman50 Supporting Member

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    Link to pics?
  8. drewfx

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  9. wyliee

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    Sorry guys, I don't have an official release date. All the design and testing is done. I assembled the prototypes and they're pretty sweet.

    If you're really interested, email sales@warmoth.com and let them know you're ready to buy. The sales/web side of the house needs to get their part done. (And that includes me too....)
  10. jordie65

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    hey wyliee i sent them an email a few days ago and expressed an interest in buying or possibly preordering something but got a response just telling me to keep watching the website for updates. but it seems a lot of people are pretty keen to get onto these. i know i had the cash ready to order!
  11. GassieBall

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    I did the same a while ago and got the same polite email response. I also would pull the trigger tomorrow if given the chance!
  12. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Relax... Nothing Is Under Control. Supporting Member

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    Tagging along... definitely interested in one of these when they are available.
  13. wyliee

    wyliee Supporting Member

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    Getting closer guys!
  14. NoobOnRoad

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    Woot Woot!

    My next purchase is a Squier Bronco and when I'll need a high end bass I'll seek warmoth. Especially if the Short scale necks are thin! If they aren't, well, I'll give them a shot anyways.
  15. GassieBall

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    Yipee! :)
  16. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Supporting Member

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    Are these the 32" scales I was hearing about? If so its medium scale.
  17. NoobOnRoad

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    30'' and 32'' IIRC.
  18. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Supporting Member

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    Only jazz bodies though right?
  19. NoobOnRoad

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    Again IIRC, Jazz, P and Z bodies
  20. NoobOnRoad

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    From the forum.

  21. EddieG

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    I really liked the look of the 32" Jazz on the link above. If you offer those (or 5 string 32" scales), I'd be first in the queue!

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