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25th Anniversary Sadowsky is done!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tombowlus, Jun 13, 2005.


  1. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Wow, that is a mouthful! Sadowsky 25th Anniversary 24 Fret 5 String! At any rate, it's a beautiful instrument, and it will soon be on its way to me! Here is what I have to go by so far.

    First, Kevin Drexler (of Sadowsky Guitars) sent me these photos of my body blank:

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    Then, when it came back from finishing, I received this update:

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    Finally, I get a look at my finished bass! It has an ebony board, with abalone inlay, black hardware, and the pickups are wired Volume, Volume, instead of Volume, Blend. As with all 25th Anniversary instruments, it has a mahogany body and a AAAA koa top.

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    It must have needed a quick truss rod adjustment, so Nino apparently gave it a quick fix!

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    I can't wait for it to come in! More to follow, for sure!

    Tom.
     
  2. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Looks great, and the last pic is hilarious
     
  3. Bass_Machine

    Bass_Machine

    Oct 29, 2004
    UK
    OH GOD NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! :bawl: :bawl: :bawl: :bawl: :bawl: :crying: :crying: :crying: :crying: Never, ever do that to me again please. It's just too much............... :rollno:
     
  4. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Bro, be honest with yourself. You don't want that thing, you're just trying to fit in. What you really want is a nice blue Metro. Send me that thing, and I'll square you away!





























    Did he bite?
     
  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    :D
     
  6. I can't see the pics!!!!
    Where are the PICS!!!???
     
  7. Bass_Machine

    Bass_Machine

    Oct 29, 2004
    UK
    It's probably best to avoid the pics, if u don't wanna see the wanton destruction of a beautiful bass :p
     
  8. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    i'd be just as frustrated, if i knew that bass was going elsewhere... :smug:

    cant wait for the sadowsky photog treatment!
     
  9. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    HI

    Wow. You are gonna love it. I love all my Sad's

    Rob
     
  10. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    x2

    edit: I see it now???
     
  11. Fred312b

    Fred312b What if I want to play jazz precisely? Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    the valenti set-up secret revealed!!! ;)
     
  12. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Great... now I know what to expect when Valenti #15 arrives on Saturday... :eek:
     
  13. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Your getting the very best with a Sadowsky with a littel added Nino magic to make it all come together.
     
  14. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Can everyone see the pics? I just copied that from my blog, but the photos seem to load just fine for me.

    I do love the fact that Kevin and Nino have such a great sense of humor! Very fun to deal with such folks! It'll be even more fun when I get her in my hands!

    Later, Tom.
     
  15. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I'm using Mozilla FireFox and I can't see the pics.
     
  16. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Just opened Internet Explorer and I see little white boxes with red x's.
     
  17. I see em now! What a beauty!! Congratulations I know you will love her....It is OFFICIAL, tombowlus, welcome to the Sadowsky Club!!!

    Peace,

    T
     
  18. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Hmmmm...

    Tell me if this helps:

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  19. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Beautiful bass!. Yeah, that Nino give's 'em a thorough once-over. Here he is testing the neck joint on mine.
     
  20. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Same here, but I can see them just fine.