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Warmoth Surfer Girl Jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sharknose79, Apr 1, 2014.


  1. Sharknose79

    Sharknose79 UNPAID greenboy/fEARful endorser Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2011
    Central, Md.
    Just finished this Warmoth Jazz build...
    4.5 lb alder showcase body...surf green
    Maple/maple thin-profile showcase neck...vintage tint satin
    DiMarzio Type J pickups with John East Retro J pre
    BadAss II bridge
    Bone nut, Setup & PLEK by Phil Jacoby of Philtone Guitars in Baltimore.

    It plays very clean & snappy. Very light weight.

    Bitchin'.

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  2. FunkyMcNasty

    FunkyMcNasty Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2010
    CO
    I can dig it. It has a bunch a knobs n' switches.
     
  3. Noonan

    Noonan

    Oct 27, 2011
    Beautiful, and much nicer than mine. What color is the pickguard and where did it come from?
     
  4. Mike Sorr

    Mike Sorr Play I some music... Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2012
    Exit 82, NJ
    Oh man, that's gorgeous!
     
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  6. Sharknose79

    Sharknose79 UNPAID greenboy/fEARful endorser Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2011
    Central, Md.
    More tone than you can shake a cat at, without hittin' someone.
    That's for sure.

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  7. Sharknose79

    Sharknose79 UNPAID greenboy/fEARful endorser Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2011
    Central, Md.
    Thanks for rhe love guys...

    The pickguard is from Warmoth.
    They call it Parchment...it's off-white, slightly.
    I ordered a W/B/W pickguard, so I'd say that's it.
     
  8. MRDOOM

    MRDOOM

    Jul 16, 2009
    California
    Very, very cool.
     
  9. fabubass

    fabubass

    Jan 13, 2006
    That is beautiful, Especially 4.5 lbs. That is exactly what my 62 year old aching back is looking for.
     
  10. 4.5 pounds?!? wow.

    I'm lookin at it and thinkin', "Pearloid, oh yes"
     
  11. Sharknose79

    Sharknose79 UNPAID greenboy/fEARful endorser Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2011
    Central, Md.
    Body weight is 4.5 lbs.

    Total weight is just under 10 lbs.
     
  12. u84six

    u84six Nobody panic, the bass player is here! Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2006
    US
    Love the vintage tint neck. Makes the body color pop.
     
  13. jstar

    jstar

    Mar 26, 2014
    Seattle, WA
    Totally gorgeous, and I really like the use of the double knobs and small switches to keep it relatively simple-looking. My girlfriend is asking me here about the details, especially if it's not too crass, what the total cost came out to be and a little more detail about the neck you chose, unless it's a standard jazz size. Great bass!
     
  14. ydnac robert

    ydnac robert Banned

    Mar 29, 2014
    I'd like to hear the sound, please, Would you record some and share them here?
     
  15. Apolicious

    Apolicious

    Jan 16, 2014
    Beautiful, beautiful bass! That color is phenomenal.
     
  16. u84six

    u84six Nobody panic, the bass player is here! Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2006
    US
    That came out great! You should put your name on the headstock and sell more creations. ;)
     
  17. I have the same bridge , pickups and preamp on a Fretless with tapewounds and it sounds amazing. Nice build.
     
  18. JGR

    JGR The "G" is for Gustav Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 29, 2006
    Maryland
    Disclosures:
    President, CEO, CFO, CIO, Chief Engineer, Technician, Janitor - Reiner Amplification
    Vuk, I hope you can make it up this way again to hang sometime, and that you bring this bad boy with you! Keep us posted on the Forte progress as well!
     
  19. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Ft. Worth, TX
  20. Treadstone71

    Treadstone71 Supporting Member

    Very, very nice. Hey, did the Badass 2 bridge retrofit easily? I thought Warmoth only drilled for Badass 3?