ANy opinions on Conklin's New Century Series?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bbob24, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. bbob24


    May 23, 2002
    Philadelphia, Pa
    I did do a search and found a lot of info on Conklin's custom basses and on the overseas made ones, but next to nothing on the New Century Series. Has anyone played one? Does anyone own one? can anyone give me any opinions?

    It looks like it would be a good choice for a guy like me who really can't go for an all out custom Conklin.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

  2. Bassart1

    Bassart1 Guest

    Jun 26, 2003
    The New Century basses are hand made by Bill and crew just like the custom ones. Only difference is fewer custom options.
    Very fine instruments indeed!
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Excellent instruments!! JT owns a couple (?) which I got to play at xush's last Bass Summit! As said, they're handmade all the way just like the full blown customs except that Bill limits available options to keep the price down.. THe ONLY complaint I have about the New Century line is that Bill doesn't offer a 8 and 9 string model..