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Bass kits

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 20one, Jan 14, 2004.


  1. 20one

    20one

    Jan 10, 2003
    Abilene, TX
    I've been thinking for my fretless I'd like to get a bass kit... I don't have the nessesary tools and craftsmanship to build my own but I'd like to put my own artwork on the body/headstock... I've checked out the Carvin bass kits but I was wondering if there's any other places I could look for em?

    Thanks!
     
  2. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    Kits per se? I don't know.

    You can buy necks, bodies, all the hardware you'd need from someone like Warmoth. It will be more expensive than a Carvin, but you have more choices.
     
  3. rdhbass

    rdhbass

    Jun 28, 2003
    Springfield, mo
    If you wanna go cheap, there is a kit with a basswood body and paddle headstock for you to shape and is called "Saga" bass kits. They are all over the internet and are real cheap. If you wanted a fretless, get a rosewood board one and just simply pull the frets out and fill them. How hard is that?
    R.H.
     
  4. permagrin

    permagrin

    May 1, 2003
    San Pedro, CA
    y'know, i saw a bass recently made from cheap parts (something custom parts something or other) and it was just that, cheap. go for quality.