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1961 Jazz bass restoration

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by audiorep2, Mar 19, 2014.


  1. Krishna at Guitar Garage in Waltham, Mass. has returned my bass. Here is a " before " pic.
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    Here is the " after " pic. Work done,..refinnish body, reinstall frets, refin front of headstock with correct logo.
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    Beautiful work. On time and on budget.
     
  2. bluesdogblues

    bluesdogblues

    Nov 13, 2007
    Very Beautiful Bass (and amps)..

    How do you get them?, please share the story :)
     
  3. Buchada Azeda

    Buchada Azeda

    Mar 25, 2009
    Brazil
    It sure didn't look too shabby before restoration at all! Love that stained alder/tort/rosewood combo.
     
  4. Great restore! Must sound sweet through that B15!
     
  5. Must have been hell to remove the stain from the wood.
     
  6. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2011
    Seattle
    Beautiful restoration, but I kind of liked how it was too.
     
  7. interp

    interp Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2005
    Garmisch, Germany
    Nice restoration and I can understand why you wanted to do it, but to be honest I prefer it the way it was.

    But what I prefer is not the point, is it? Enjoy your beautiful bass!
     
  8. interp

    interp Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2005
    Garmisch, Germany
    BTW, I have a '62 Jazz and a B15N. The combination is just heavenly.
     
  9. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    nice!
     
  10. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
    fEARful Kool-Aid dispensing liberal academic and card-carrying union member Musicians Local 72-147
    Great new look. Congrats on a killer bass!