Basses with Wenge top.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tumbao, Aug 20, 2005.

  1. Tumbao


    Nov 10, 2001
    Basses with Wenge top-??????
    I've seen just a few early Elrick's and some Wal's...
  2. Deebass

    Deebass Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2005
    I own a 84 Wenge top Monarch 4.....which is my No.1 bass!
  3. LukeMan970


    Jun 22, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    PICSSSSS!!!!!!!!!! I bet that is absolutly beautiful.
  4. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    San Antonio
  5. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    My favorite: LeFay Pangton! Although I think the entire body is wenge, not just the top!



  6. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin

    Dec 11, 1999
    Clinician: EA, Zon, Boomerang, TI. Author "The Art of Solo Bass"
    I used to own an 84 or 85 Monarch 4 with a Wenge top


  7. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
  8. mbulmer


    Nov 25, 2002
    Feeding Hills, MA
    Nice Alembic Excel.
  9. Lo end PUNCH

    Lo end PUNCH

    Jan 28, 2005
    :eek: Man that LeFay is to die for!!!
  10. Funkzfly


    Jun 15, 2005
    That must weigh a ton. One piece body of solid Wenge?? How does it not warp?
  11. LowRanger


    Dec 24, 2000
    :hyper: My baby, Le Fay Capone (ash body w/wenge top). :hyper:

    Very comfortable and well-balanced. Although I haven't weighed it, it's not unusually heavy at all and seems to weigh about as much as the others in the stable.

    Reiner builds a mean bass!
  12. Jackbass


    Dec 19, 2003
    Paris (FRANCE)

    For wenge lovers, this one is Wenge top and back, with wenge neck and fingerboard.
    Only piezzo PU, it sounds great, very bright. Perfect for tenor tuning.


  13. cetera


    Apr 29, 2004
    Surrey, England
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses & Cort Basses
    I own a lovely 1983 Wenge top Wal Mk1.... luffly! :smug: :hyper:
  14. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.

    Skjold Wenge Top, I'll have to get some new pics of it with Finish on it.
  15. Halftooth

    Halftooth Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2002
    Tri-Valley, NorCal
    Wow! What are the specs on that bass? IS the core Limba or Walnut? That bass would look cool with the Whit Wenge board.
  16. frigo

    frigo burn in hell!

    Dec 8, 2003
    and it probablly comes from the same piece of wood that pete used to make my '83 mach I s.n. 2049
    what's yours serial number?
  17. elros


    Apr 24, 2004
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi
  18. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    Ya know, I dont remember. I think its mahogony or spanish cedar though for the core. And I dont remember what kinda fingerboard is going on it, Ill check it out next time Im there, it should be close to done now Id think.