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Benavente in tha house!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by The Mule, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. 17182.




    Benavente SC5-B
    - Mahogany body
    - Buckeye Burl top
    - Maple/Ebony neck
    - figured Maple fingerboard
    - Abalone block inlays
    - Aero dual-coil pickups
    - Benavente preamp (volume/volume/treble/mid/bass/passive)
    - TI Jazz flatwound strings
    - reviewed in the March 2003 issue of Bass Player
  2. Holy mother of Jaco what a beauty!
  3. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I love that bass!!! Looks great, Congrats!!
  4. Paranoid_Waffle


    Jan 31, 2005
    *weird geeky movie-critic voice* I give it 2 thumbs up! :D

    Seriously though, nice bass, Gratz! :bassist:
  5. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8

  6. Beautiful!!

    Maple board w/ blocks is just too nice....
  7. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    Those pickup covers are amazing. Very nice bass!
  8. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder/Owner: Wing Instruments
    Beautiful bass! Congratulations.
  9. That's incredible.

    I'd love a Benavente, but I've never played one. :p
  10. Nadav


    Nov 13, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    WOW :eek: :eek:
    *puts his eyeballs back in*
  11. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Very nice bass...congrats on the acquisition. ;)
  12. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    hey! i licked... er, played that bass ! congratulations !
  13. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA

    Congrats! The burl is amazing!
  14. tekhna


    Nov 7, 2004
    Preemptively hides behind wall... :bag:


    (Ducks and runs!)
  15. 00soul


    Jan 4, 2005
    seal beach, ca
    is that green blanket from ikea? i ask because i have a baby blue one and a orange one that looks similar. i too use them for backdrops when taking bass pics :)
  16. Andre_gt7


    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA
  17. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    I bet that's one hell of a great playing and sounding bass, but it looks like a sperm whale with skin disorder..
  18. groovit


    Oct 12, 2004
    New Hampsha
    Absolutely sick! Congrats!
  19. I second that motion.
  20. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    Those abalone blocks really look great against that fretboard. Nice.