Atkinson Custom Bass = ORDERED!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tonegasm, Sep 24, 2010.

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  1. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    Now the painful wait begins. I hope I'm able to survive it!


    Update: Pictures on page 2, post #26
  2. What did you get exactly?
  3. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010

    P body finished in 3-tone sunburst nitrocellulose
    Standard P pickup route
    Standard J bridge pickup route
    Standard top route for electronics cavity
    Heavily relic'ed

    P width neck finished with tinted nitrocellulose (1-5/8" at nut)
    Rosewood fingerboard
    Dot inlays
    Medium jumbo frets
    Entire neck is to be relic'ed with finish worn off on rear playing surfaces
    New style "Atkinson Custom Basses" headstock decal

    Hipshot Clover Key Ultralite Tuners
    Vintage style string guide
    Vintage style bridge
    Red tortoise shell pickguard
    Black tug bar
    1 chrome stacked knob
    1 standard chrome P bass barrel knob
    All hardware is to be relic'ed

    Dimarzio DP126 P+J Neck and Bridge set
    Control layout on pickguard is to be:
    CTS stacked pot (volume/volume - low knob neck pickup, high knob bridge pickup)
    CTS pot (master tone)
    Switchcraft output jack
  4. I've got one on order. It should be done in a week or so! Yours sounds like its gonna be sweet.
  5. pnut166


    Jun 5, 2008
    Dan makes the sweetest relics I think I`ve ever seen. They look like real vintage instruments, as opposed to new-basses - made-to-look-like-old-basses. Congrats !
  6. Marton


    Sep 20, 2005
    I agree, I just got a Warmoth body finished and reliced by Dan Atkinson, and the finish looks sweet. Really thin finish too, I have already "reliced" it a little bit more myself !
  7. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    Excellent and thanks. Hope you get yours and love it!

    Excited is not even the word for what I am right now.

  8. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
  9. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
  10. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    Lompoc, CA
    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs
    Holy crap, that is *exactly* what I would order except maybe the pups. I didn't know that you could get a 1-5/8" nut. Me want. Interested to see how this comes out.
  11. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    My Atkinson 5 string hollow Jazz. Killer tone!

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  12. SJLee

    SJLee Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2007
    Upstate SC
    Nice! How long is the wait?
  13. It depends on what you order. My bass was officially ordered on August 12. Dan was sick for a couple weeks, so that delayed my bass a bit, but it should be done in a week or so. If you order a bass in nitro, expect it to be 5-6 weeks.
  14. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    My wait is 6 weeks. Good work takes time, and 6 weeks isn't even bad.

    My Sonic Blue Atkinson P/J, which I won on eBay, came in today. If the sunburst model I have on order is anything like this one I'm in for a serious treat. Dan's work is absolutely TOP NOTCH.

  15. Lublin, would you mind terribly giving us a short review of your new acquisition, with maybe some more pics? I can't get enough of this stuff, and with my bass coming soon I'm anxious to read more reviews!
  16. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    I'd be more than happy to do that as soon as I get home.

    In short and for now: Played the bass at rehearsal last night and it was friggin' amazing - no B.S. You're going to be a very happy man.
  17. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    Nice score..great price! Congrads on the new bass being built she sounds great. I need to sell something so I can order a bass from Dan...gas fo' sure.
  18. Shoot me a PM if you wanna sell this one when the other one arrives. :hyper:
  19. Got an email from Dan, mine will be shipping next week. Mine being a lefty, he opted for a USACG neck instead of the allparts, which is fine by me.
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