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a wowzer of a Curbow....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by frederic b. hodshon, Sep 27, 2001.


  1. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    check this one out...

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    my kind of neck too: rockwood...AKA phenowood. the curbow site gives a GREAT explanation of how phenowood is made.

    i looked on the curbow site...and the retail prices of these are way up there.

    bassalone has this for around $2800...quite a deal, i'd say.

    also, the site says nothing about a piezo bridge...so, this might be quite a catch!!!

    one of the FEW zebrawood basses i've seen that i like.

    ah, but those damned LINES...at least they are dark. and with a 6 string 33 fretter, probably comes in handy.

    fred
     
  2. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    With 33 frets, who needs a 7-string? Nice top. I like it.
     
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Hey fred, ever see that almost Black on Black Curbow 7 that was at Bass Exchange a few months back? That was my favorite Curbow ever. Probably wouldn't play it, just grab a glass of vino, get a comfy chair and just look at it ;)
     
  4. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    33 frets? Jesus Christo. Looks fun to play. :D
     
  5. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I just got finished playing my Int'l Petite 5, and I still think Curbows are some of the nicest basses, if not the nicest basses I have ever played.
    This is probably my favorite that I have seen:
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    I'll be using the same wood (madrone burl) for the back of my 6 string fretless Curbow.

    And, the back:
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    Curbow's site is being updated as we speak. When it's done, it'll have a couple of hundred photos of different basses--wait'll you check out the Pearl White fretless Bootsy Star bass he built for a guy in Ohio. It's crazy!